Khenpo Sodargye


Khenpo Sodargye was born in Tibet in 1962. He spent his early years herding yaks, and after attending Garzé Normal School entered Larung Gar Buddhist Institute in Sèrtar, becoming a monk in 1985 under the great Jigme Phuntsok Rinpoché. Khenpo served Rinpoché as his personal and teaching interpreter on overseas tours in Asia, Europe, and North America as well as at Larung Gar. He has taught and translated the Dharma for over thirty years and has lectured on Buddhism and social issues in over a hundred universities around the world. He is one of the leading scholars at Larung Gar and has popularized Tibetan Buddhism among Han Chinese students with numerous bestselling books.