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Chenga Lhamo

Chenga-LhamoName: Chenga Lhamo

Job Title: Tibetan doctor

Educational Qualification:
I graduated my schooling from Tibetan homes school,Mussoorie. Fortunately, I was one of the selected among many students in five year course of Tibetan medicine through entrance test in year 1998. I finished my mentseekhang college in 2002. Since then, clinically I have been practicing in different branch clinics in India. This year I was conferred with menrampa degree (MD) from Tibetan medical college.

My role & responsibilities (Job description) briefly:
Being doctor, I believe it's a huge responsibility especially in a Tibetan society. In this fast life, arising of many terrifying diseases I think people should first understand the importance of health to keep away from illness. From the smallest way to educate your body necessities, like regularly into bath, drinking clean water, keeping surrounding devoid of filthy, making sure of right eating depending on stomach digestion etc. doing above, carries responsibility for each one of us to make a lots of difference in our society. And my job plays a big role to extend my helping hand. People come to us when they are in need of medical help and I always deeply feel that I must put best of my ability to provide the right therapeutic remedy. However, it is so important to take care of the patients who are mentally and emotionally down. As stated in our vast medical text, Tibetan medicine is not only science but also a religion, so spiritually connected and it's a holistic approach. Hence mind and body is very much related thus, it is how mental imbalance creates physical problems.

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Chung Tsering

Chung-TseringName: Chung Tsering

Job Title: Tibetan Language instructor at Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (INALCO), Paris

Educational Qualification:
1) English language and teaching methodology from International Language Academy of Canada, English Made Easy(EME), Vancouver
2) Bachelor of Tibetan Studies from Sarah College for Higher Tibetan Studies, India
3) Tibetan Teacher's Training from Institute of Buddhist Dialectics, Dharamsala, India
4) Rigne Rabjampa, (Equivalent to class10+2) from Institute of Buddhist Dialectics, Dharamsala, India

My role & responsibilities (Job description) briefly:
1) Teaching Tibetan language to non-Native Speakers
2) Conducting research work on Tibetan language
3) Evaluation of student's work
4) Working in team with other staff at the institute

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Dawa Tsering Drongbu

Drongbu-DawaName: Dawa Tsering Drongbu

Job Title: Science Teacher at Drepung Loseling Monastic University

Educational Qualification:
BSc. Physics (Emory, 2014) & BA Religion (Emory, 2014)

My role & responsibilities (Job description) briefly:
Collect, translate (from English to Tibetan) and teach materials of basic mathematics for a better understanding of physics & teach physics, in Tibetan language, to the monks who are supposed to take Geshe exams from 2018, in both Gomang and Loseling monasteries.

My advice to someone interested in this field:
Pay more attention to Tibetan language as much as you do for your career science subjects. Mother tongue is a plus point when you come back to our community for doing services or searching a job. We desperately need more professional bi-lingual science teachers.