Migmar Tseten is a Buddhist chaplain at Harvard University. He leads retreats at Buddhist centers throughout North America. He founded the Sakya Institute in Cambridge, Mass., and has served as the head of the Sakya Retreat Center in Barre, Mass. He also served as the head of the Sakya Center in Rajpur, India, and the Sakya Monastery in Puruwalla, India, from 1981 to 1989.
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Treasures of the Sakya Lineage is a rich collection of teachings by both contemporary and ancient Sakya masters, showing a thousand years of lineage continuity. It provides an overview of the history, view, key lineage figures, and crucial teachings of… Read More
Lama Migmar Tseten, a Buddhist chaplain at Harvard University, received both a traditional and a contemporary education in India. He graduated with an acharya degree in 1979, and was awarded a medal for academic excellence by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
Lama Migmar served as the head of the Sakya Center and Sakya Monastery in India from 1981 to 1989, taking care of the well-being of several hundred monastic residents. During this time he reintroduced the original form of the geshe educational system of Tibet, with degrees from kazhipa up to rabjampa, and a curriculum that included all of the eighteen major texts. Additionally, Lama Migmar supervised the editing and publication of over fifty rare volumes of Sakya literature. He leads retreats at Buddhist centers throughout North America and founded Sakya Institute in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1989.