Geshe Tashi Dorji

Sand Mandala Master / Master In buddhist Philosohy

Geshe Tashi Dorji is a bona fide member and monk of Gaden Sharste Monastery. He was born on 1st January 1981 at Thimphu, Bhutan. In the year 1988, when he was just seven years old, he came to India and joined Gaden Shartse Monastery for basic Tibetan and Advanced Buddhist studies. He has been a member and resident of the monastery since then.

He has already completed his all studies on five major texts of Buddhist Philosophy, namely five years of Pramanavartika-Buddhist Logic Science, five years of Prajnaparamita-The perfection of wisdom, three Years of Madhyamika-The middle way philosophy, two years of Abhi-Dharmakosa-Buddhist Cosmology and Metaphysics, two years of Vinaya-Monastic disciplines, rules and monk’s vows and is a Geshe (Master in Buddhist Philosophy). Besides Buddhist Philosophy, he is also a master in making the ritual cakes for different rituals, butter sculptures, playing different monastic instruments during rituals and also good in creating Sand Mandalas. He will be performing the duties of Butter Sculpture Master and helper of the Sand Mandla Master during the tour of USA.

He also received fully ordained Monk vows from H.H the Dalai Lama in the year 2014, He has also received many sacred initiations, teachings and oral transmissions from renowned great masters of Gelug Tradition such as H.H the Dalai lama, Gaden Tripa, Kyabje Lati Rinpoche, Kyabje Khensur Jampa Yeshi, Khensur Konchuk Tsering etc. He also learned and received Tantra teachings from these masters.

He accompanied Kyabje Dagyab Rinpoche to perform Buddhist rituals in Singapore where he played very important role by doing all the prayer and rituals to benefit many students. Besides that, he has also been in Dharamsala attending religious gathering events and monastic grand pujas for more than 3 years.