At Home with Jampa (12 images)

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This story is a peek into the life of Jampa Gyaltsen, a 29 year old Tibetan living and studying in Bylakuppe, India, along with 3500 others. Jampa belongs to the Gelug Tradition of Tibetan Buddhism and has been living in Bylakuppe, for about 8 years.

He is currently finishing the first semester of his studies called "Perfection of Wisdom", which lasts about 8 years.

Asking a Buddhist monk to select a favourite thing in his stark room is akin to asking a...
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