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Congratulations to Joyadip (Dhammadipa)!

Congratulations go out to Joyadip (Dhammadipa), who successfully defended his Master of Arts Thesis! “A Study of the Vijñaptimātra Doctrine of Vasubandhu and Dharmapāla in the Context of Critiques Found in Candrakīrti’s Madhyamakāvatāra”. The thesis supervisor was Thomas H. Doctor and the External Reader was Dr. Douglas S.Duckworth from East Tennessee State University, USA.  Joyadip […]

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Kathmandu Salsa Dance Studentlife

Globalized experience

We had been studying over a semester at RYI when we received an unexpected proposition: to acquire a Salsa dance voucher, an opportunity to take regular lessons for one month in a Latin American dance studio, here in Kathmandu. We agreed and very soon, we were in possession of a creased piece of paper, which had […]

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Dr. Douglas Duckworth Dr. Thomas H. Doctor MA students MA Thesis

Congratulations to Ryan Conlon

Congratulations to Ryan Conlon (Lungtok Rabsel) for passing his Master of Arts (MA) thesis defense! The title of his thesis is: ‘Waves on the Ocean: Tracing the fault-lines of ontological commitments in the Madhyamaka conventional truth.’ The thesis supervisor was Dr. Thomas H. Doctor and the External Reader was Dr. Douglas Duckworth.  Ryan Conlon from Canada […]

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Every Friday Loving Eyes…

Three years ago two first semester Rangjung Yeshe BA students (Dawa and myself) decided to set up a weekly Chenresig group practice. We chose the practice of the iron bridge building master Thangtong Gyalpo (“All Pervading Benefit of Beings”) which he had received in a vision directly from Chenresig. Although we personally had not much […]