GA Buddhists prepare to receive Rangjung Rinpoche

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The exiled Buddhists in Atlanta, Georgia are busy preparing for welcoming Kenpo Sange Rangjung Rinpoche, a noted professor of Buddhist studies and religious spiritual master from Nepal, who is arriving for a two-day program on July 27.

Rinpoche (Picture courtesy: Sherpakyidug.org)
Rinpoche (Picture courtesy: Sherpakyidug.org)

According to one of the organizers, Rinpoche is scheduled to offer preaching classes on Buddhism, world peace and spiritualism from July 27-28 at Atlanta Area School for Deaf, Atlanta.

“We are hoping that devotees from other states will also be able to take this opportunity to receive blessings from Rinpoche,” said Sarman Samal.

Rangjung Rinpoche was born on March 25, 1960 at Garjang village that falls in Ramechhap district of Nepal. He became a monk at the age of seven.

On completion of his PhD studies in Buddhist philosophy and in recognition of his excellent teaching abilities, he was awarded certificate of doctorate, the title of Khenpo (professor of Buddhist studies and spiritual preceptor) by His Holiness Penor Rinpoche in January 1994.