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Women in Tibetan Buddhism

Rinchen Khando Choegyal- Director,Tibetan Nun's Project

Religion and Gender Lectures 2011-12Rinchen Khando Choegyal has worked tirelessly during her varied and successful career to promote the importance of education and the preservation of Tibetan culture and language. She is the second woman in the history of Tibet to be elected as a Cabinet Minister in the Tibetan Government-In-Exile, a position she held from 1993 to 2001. She is one of the founding members of the Tibetan Women’s Association (TWA) and served as its President from 1984 to 1993. She is married to Ngari Rinpoche, the youngest brother of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

 

Thursday, March 15, 2012 | 7:30 pm — 9:00 pm
Cypress -Tresidder Memorial Union (2nd Floor)

Ho Center for Buddhist Studies at Stanford
Department of Religious Studies
Tibetan Studies Initiative
The Clayman Institute