Tashi Tsering

Philosopher, Person

1937 –

75

Who is Tashi Tsering?

Kusho Lama Geshe Tashi Tsering is a highly respected Tibetan teacher, in the Gelug tradition, who has lived and taught in the West for many years throughout Australia and New Zealand as well as in India and Tibet. He was the resident teacher at Chenrezig Institute in Queensland for 18 years. He is now chief Lama and Ritual Master at Gyume Tantric University in south India.

Born in eastern Tibet in 1937, Geshe Tashi Tsering became a monk at the age of seven years and at seventeen went to study at Sera Monastery in Lhasa. After fleeing the communist takeover of Tibet in 1959, he continued his monastic education in exile in India, becoming a Lharampa Geshe in 1984.

Geshe-la was the resident teacher at Chenrezig Institute in Queensland from 1990 through 2008, where he developed an extensive programme of Buddhist teachings offered at the centre, catering to a wide range of interests and experience.

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Born
1937
Tibet
Religion
  • Buddhism
Profession

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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