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Tibetan teacher, relgious leader to visit Valley

November 03, 2001|STAFF REPORT

The Tibetan Center has announced the return of its teacher, Venerable Lama Lhanang Rinpoche, who will be giving lectures and teachings in Tibetan culture, history, art, meditation and religion locally from Nov. 11-15.

The activities will be at various area schools and education-related facilities.

Lama Lhanang was born and educated in Golok, Amdo in Eastern Tibet. At age 14 he entered Thubten Chokor Ling Monastery, where he studied with His Holiness Kusum Lingpa and Lama Choying Rinpoche.

Lama Lhanang also has studied and received teachings from other high teachers, such as His Holiness the Dali Lama, the Panchen Lama, His Holiness Thinley Norbu Rinpoche and many others.

With these teachers he learned Ngondro, Mahayoga and Anuyoga, the great perfection meditation practice and completed all retreats to become an ordained teacher of the Heart Essence tradition of Tibetan Buddhism.


Lama Lhanang is a skilled instructor of Tibetan history and culture, art, feng-shui, therapeutic yoga and medication, as well as a skilled practitioner of Tibetan medicine.

Those interested in participating in any of the classes being offered by Lama Lhanang or to schedule a personal consultation regarding business, personal advice, feng-shui or Tibetan therapeutic treatment can call Ben or Lidia Walker at 337-5408.

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