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Venerable Champa Tenzin Lhunpo

Lecturer - East Asian Language and Cultures

Office: Wescoe Hall, room 2122 
Phone: 785-864-9132 
E-Mail: clhunpo@ku.edu

Date Appointed: 2005

Courses:

EALC 590 - Studies in Tibetan Language I is offered for Fall 2005. This course is intended for beginners and will meet 2:30-5:00 PM in 120 Snow Hall. A continuation of this course will be offered during the Spring 2006 semester.

Other Activities:

 Venerable Champa Lhunpo was born in Tibet. In 1959, when he was four years old, communist Chinese invaded Tibet and he was forced to flee with his family to India. He joined the Namgyal Monastery in Dharamsala, India (The Dalai Lama‘s personal monastery) at age fifteen, and earned Master of Sutra and Tantra in 1986. For many years, he traveled as part of The Dalai Lama‘s personal entourage, assisting him with rituals and performing sacred dance, music and art. He has taught Tibetan language at various schools and centers in the U.S., including University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA and Namgyal Institute of Buddhist Studies in association with Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Most recently, he taught Tibetan language and Tibetan sacred art at Rime Buddhist Center in Kansas City through Ottawa University at Overland Park, Kansas.
Mailing Address:
Wescoe Hall, room 2122
1445 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence, Kansas, 66045-7590

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