The Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium) has recently acquired an important collection of Tibetan texts from the Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center (TBRC). The TBRC was founded in 1999 by the late E. Gene Smith (1936-2010) with the aim of finding, preserving, organizing and disseminating Tibetan texts in a digital format.
The Tibetan Cultural Centre Luxembourg was founded by Lama Jigmé Namgyal with the vision of sharing the insights of Tibetan culture with the society of Luxembourg. Its goal is to benefit individuals, organizations and society in general, as well as to preserve this unique wisdom culture for future generations.
Lama Jigmé Namgyal Lama Jigmé Namgyal was born into a nomad family in Golog, in the eastern part of Tibet, where he studied Buddhism from a young age. His root teacher was Khenpo Jigme Phuntsok, with whom he studied at the university of Serthar Larung Gar. After consulting his teachers, Lama Jigmé Namgyal decided to […]
The Tibetan cultural identity expresses itself in a variety of ways, including music, dance, literature and art, science, philosophy, medicine, astrology and spiritual practice. All are characterized by the development of basic human values, such as love, compassion and non-violence. Nowadays Tibetan culture is very much endangered; it is therefore fundamental to preserve this culture in […]