DawaMr. Dawa

Mr. Dawa was born in 1961 in India. He studied at the Central School for Tibetans located in Darjeeling. After completion he went on to the Higher Secondary school, which he finished in 1977. Once he was done with school he gave private tuition to students at his village and helped to care for his parents. Mr. Dawa joined Manjushree Centre of Tibetan Culture in 2001.

Mr. Gyurmay Tsundu

Gyurmed-TsundueMr. Gyurmay Tsundu was born in Darjeeling, India in 1969. He first studied in the Indo-Tibet Buddhist Cultural Institute in Kalimpong, India and then went on to the Drukpa Kagyud School in Darjeeling. Once he completed these programs, he joined the study program in Tibetan language, Buddhist Philosophy and Sanskrit at the Central Institute of Higher Studies located in Sarnath, India.

After finishing his studies he served as a part time Tibetan lecturer at St. Joseph’s College in both the University and School departments. He also worked for several years as a Tibetan language teacher in Sambhota Tibetan School in Pokhriapong.

He is currently teaching Tibetan language in Vidya Vikash Academy along with giving talks on All India Radio, in addition to general public lectures on Buddhist philosophy.

Mr. Gyurmay Tsundu joined Manjushree Centre in 1992.