Tsomo, K.

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Karma Lekshe Tsomo
English Phonetics Karma Lekshe Tsomo
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Website:   Dakini Power // Faculty Home Page
About
Primary Language:   English
Translates from:   Tibetan
Translates to:   English
Primary Affiliation (Workplace)
University of San Diego;Sakyadhita International Association of Buddhist Women;Jamyang Foundation

PhD University

University of Hawai'i

Education

  • PhD, University of Hawai‘i, Manoa, Comparative Philosophy
  • MA, University of Hawai‘i, Manoa, Asian Studies
  • BA, University of California, Berkeley, Oriental Languages (Japanese/Chinese)
  • She studied at the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives and the Institute of Buddhist Dialectics in Dharamsala, India for 15 years.

Biographical information

Venerable Karma Lekshe Tsomo, a specialist in Buddhist studies, has taught at USD since 2000. She offers classes in Buddhist Thought and Culture, World Religions, Comparative Religious Ethics, Religious and Political Identities in the Global Community, and Negotiating Religious Diversity in India. Her research interests include women in Buddhism, death and dying, Buddhist feminist ethics, Buddhism and bioethics, religion and politics, Buddhist social ethics, and Buddhist transnationalism. She integrates scholarship and social activism through the Sakyadhita International Association of Buddhist Women and Jamyang Foundation, an innovative education project for women in developing countries, with 15 schools in the Indian Himalayas, Bangladesh, and Laos. Karma Lekshe Tsomo studied at the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives and the Institute of Buddhist Dialectics in Dharamsala, India for 15 years. She obtained a BA from Berkeley and a PhD from the University of Hawai‘i in Comparative Philosophy. (Source: University of San Diego Home Page)

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