Yondenzang Akyung

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  • Lecturer in Tibetan

Contact Info

Wescoe 2108
1445 Jayhawk Blvd
Lawrence, KS 66045


Born into a nomad family in Amdo, Tibet, Yondenzang joined the Thupten Chokorling monastery at 8 years old. He spent two decades in the monastery and at Larung Gar in Kham, studying scripture, calligraphy, grammar, philosophy, and debate. He is a calligrapher and Buddhist practitioner in the Nyingma Lineage.




Research interests:

  • Traditional Tibetan Arts
  • Environment and Conservation of the Tibetan PlateauĀ 


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