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 Patron: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama is spiritual leader of Tibet. 

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso was born on July 6th, 1935 in a small village in Northeastern Tibet.

He was recognized as a reincarnation of the 13th Dalai Lama at age two according Tibetan tradition. He started his religious education at age 6. In 1989, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his lifelong advocating for peace and human rights in Tibet. Read more ...www.dalailama.cm

Jangtse Choeji Lobsang Tenzin Rinpoche, the second highest in Gelug tradition of Tibetan Buddhism.
Jangtse Choeji_Lobsang_TenzinJangtse Choeji Rinpoche was born in Tsang region of Central Tibet in 1934. Rinpoche was ordained as a monk at age 7 and joined Sera Jey Monastic University in Tibet at age 17. After escaping Tibet, Rinpoche moved to Sera Jey Monastic University in Bylakuppe, Mysore, south India. Rinpoche obtained Geshe Lharampa degree in 1979 and was appointed by Abbot of Gyumey Tantric Monastery, Hunsur in 1985 by HH the Dalai Lama. Read more ...www.serajeytsangpa.org
Khen Rinpoche Geshe Lobsang Delek, Abbot/President, Sera Jey Monastic University, India.

Khen Rinpoche_Lobsang_DelekKhen Rinpoche Geshe Lobsang Delek was born in Kham, eastern Tibet in 1939. At age 7, Rinpoche joined Karze monastery and received his religious education. Rinpoche joined Sera Jey Monastic University in Tibet at age 17. Along with hundreds of fellow Sera Jey monks, Rinpoche escaped Tibet and took refuge in India. Read more …  www.serajeymonastery.org 

Pare Rinpoche, Residential Lama of Sera Jey Buddhist Culture Center, New Yorik
Pare RinpochePare Rinpoche was recognized by the 14th Dalai Lama as his predecessor at age 9. Rinpoche started his religious education at his local monastery. He later joined Sera Jey Monastic University (SJMU) in Bylakuppe, Mysore, south India and received Geshe Lharampa degree in 1999. He joined Gyumey Tantric Monastery after Geshe program and completed Tantric studies. Later, Rinpoche was appointed by SJMU as a residential lama of Sera Jey Taiwan Center for 4 years. Rinpoche was appointed as residential lama of Sera Jey Buddhist Culture Center in New York in June of 2012 by SJMU. While not traveling for teaching, Rinpoche stays at the Dalai Lama's residence in Dharamsala doing retreat. Rinpoche is one of the most senior lamas of Sera Jey and humble and great practitioner.
Geshe Lobsang Ngodup, Director of Sera Jey Buddhist Culture Center, New York
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Geshe Lobsang Ngodup received his Master Degree in Buddhist Studies from the Institute of Buddhist Dialectics (a private monastery of HH the Dalai Lama) in Dharamsala, north India and received his Geshe Degree (a Ph.D in Buddhist Philosophy) from Sera Jey Monastic University, Bylakuppe, south India. He is also a graduate of Yeshiva University New York where he received Master of Social Work, MSW. Geshe Lobsang has been teaching Buddhism and meditation since 1989 in the United States and India. He has worked with a number of social services in New York over the past 17 years. He is currently the Director of Sera Jey Buddhist Culture Center in New York.

 

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Sera Jey Buddhist Culture Center
41-30 57th Street
Woodside, NY 11377, USA.
Phone: 718-606-2870, 347-601-1726,
             929-344-9852
Email: serajeyusa@yahoo.com,
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Website: www.serajey.org