Women in Tibetan Buddhism
Stanford University presents a discussion with Rinchen Khando Choegyal, the Director of the Tibetan Nun's Project.
03/15/2012 7:30PM - 9:00PM
Address: Cypress -Tresidder Memorial Union (2nd Floor), Stanford, California 94305
Rinchen Khando Choegyal
Director, Tibetan Nun's Project
Religion and Gender Lectures 2011-12
Rinchen 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.
Sponsor(s): Ho Center for Buddhist Studies; Department of Religious Studies; Tibetan Studies Initiative; The Clayman Institute