Beyond Eternity Through Mysticism
Author: Lama Thinley Dorjey Bhutia
Dr. T.D. Bhutia is a Yolmowa and was born in 1933. At nine he was initiated as a novice Lama of Maghdog monastery, Aloobari, Darjeeling. Betwieen 1943 to 1950 he completed his three retreats. In 1955 he received two important initiations and empowerments from His Holiness the Dalai lama and Zamyang Khenche Rinpoche followed by yet another two retreats. He underwent three vipasana retreats at Igatpuri. Lastly, on receivng the zogchen empowerment from Dilgo Khenche Rimpoche, he completed his final retreat in Rumtek branch monastery in New Delhi. Simultaneously he completed his high school, graduation, B. Ed., M.A., M.Phil and Ph.D in Buddhist studies. Besides being a fully qualified lama in meditation and yoga and also having acquired the highest University degree, he started his career as a Tibetan teacher and , later on, appointed as Professor in Tibetan at the Nations Prestigious Institute at N.D.A., Khadakwasla. Presently he is Director under the Govt. of India.