Tibetan Language Course

Term 2, 2019

Wednesdays from 29 May 2019

7:30pm – 9:00pm


You can now “Book Online” 


The Tibetan language/literature course will commence on Wednesday 29 May.

In 2018 students learned the Tibetan alphabet, prefixes, suffixes, words, sentence construction and writing and speaking basic sentences. Anyone who has previously done a beginners course and /or has some basic knowledge of the Tibetan language is welcome to join this year. if you book now you can receive revision materials to help prepare you for the course.

This is a unique course presented by a highly skilled teacher, Tsering Dorje. His aim is to enable willing students to read Tibetan prayers and sutras and converse in Tibetan. This term students will broaden their vocabulary, and develop fluency in reading sentences and basic conversation.

Handouts will be provided at each class and you are welcome to bring an audio recorder for your own convenience. Please don’t forget to bring your own pen and paper. 

Members $150, weekly $22

Non-members $200, weekly $30

Please pay by bank transfer:

Name: Australian International Vajrayana Buddhist Institute, 
BSB: 633 000, Account number: 151 571 916

About the teacher:

Tsering Dorje was born in Tibet and graduated in Tibetan Language and Literature at the Normal University of Qinghai in Tibet. He also speaks and writes fluently in English and Chinese. He was a teacher in Tibetan middle schools for several years and has worked as an interpreter and translator for English organisations in Utsang, Amdo, and Kham of Tibet.

In 2005 Tsering Dorje had to leave Tibet to live in India where he worked as a senior researcher at Tibet Watch, a British human right research charity in Dharamsala. He also wrote articles on current affairs of Tibet for the Tibetan newspapers in exile.

For more information on the course please contact us.