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my buddhist teacher, geshe sangpo lag.
he was born at amdo province, eastern tibet and joined his local monastery at repkong as a child. as a youngster, he walked from eastern tibet to lhasa and joined the big monastic university ganden jangtse. in 1959, as a young monk he fled with others from tibet to india. in india he worked as a librarian at the sanskrit university of varanasi. he became the abot of ganden jangtse monastery in mundgod in the south of india and built up the monastery from scratch together with a few dedicated monks. they also had to care for a bunch of kids at the same time. later, he was appointed by h.h. dalai lama as the abot of rikon monastery, switzerland.

he passed away in 1995 but is still greatly missed. his re-incarnation is presently being educated at ganden jangtse monastery, mundgod.

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Comments

  • svondwemyx
    svondwemyxabout 3 years ago

    nice portrait

  • thank you jj.

    – moyo

  • carol brandt
    carol brandtabout 3 years ago

    he looks like a really lovely person ursa

  • he was the kindest and most patient person i have ever known. a great teacher and a great role model.

    – moyo

  • …and he had the ability to look straight into everyone’s heart, behind any type of mask or facade they were trying to uphold.

    – moyo

  • Traceyisanozzy
    Traceyisanozzyabout 3 years ago

    Wonderful portrait, love the dof!

  • thank you tracey. i am happy you like it.

    – moyo

  • Ken McColl
    Ken McCollabout 3 years ago

    Lovely portrait..I love the steady look in his eyes.
    KMc

  • steady mind, steady look. thanks for your feed-back, ken.

    – moyo

  • SRana
    SRanaabout 3 years ago

    i can see from the picture how compassionate and wise he must have been. a wonderful story. i hope you get to meet his reincarnation also.

  • that would be wonderful!

    – moyo

  • paintingsheep
    paintingsheepabout 3 years ago

    Very beautiful portrait and dedication!

  • thank you so much gena. the image means a lot to me.

    – moyo

  • RonnieGinnever
    RonnieGinneverabout 3 years ago

    Nice portrait – great looking man!

  • yes. he was, even in old age. he was older than 70 years when i took the photo.

    – moyo

  • Kensoi
    Kensoiabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful Ursa & Tribute.
    Do You Remember The Tibet Foundation At St James’s Market London ?
    Would Get My “New Red Crystal” From There.

  • Kensoi
    Kensoiabout 3 years ago

    Sorry Ursa I Meant To Put Incense.

  • lol. but no, i don’t know them. (the foundation)
    do know the incense (i believe). made at a kagyu monastery, wrapped in red celophane.

    – moyo

  • Kensoi
    Kensoiabout 3 years ago

    :) Just Delete If You Want Ursa

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