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About Manjushree Center of Tibetan Culture


Manjushree Center of Tibetan Culture of Darjeeling, India was founded on 14th of August 1988 by a small group of dedicated individuals. It is registered under the Government of West Bengal Society Act XXVI of 1961. It is also affiliated to the Department of Religion and Culture, Central Tibetan Administration of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Dharamsala, India, Tibetan Exile Government.

Aim:

Manjushree Center focus is the preservation and promotion of Tibetan heritage, language, culture, tradition habits. It is a purely non-political and non-profitable organization.

 

Objectives:

a) To conduct regular Tibetan classes for those who want to learn or improve their Tibetan language.
b) To organize talks and seminars on Tibetan language, tradition, religion, culture etc., by inviting leading Tibetan scholars.
c) To collect books on Tibet and have a library to benefit all who are interested in researching Tibetan matters.
d) To bring out periodic bulletins.

 

Activities:
Regular Tibetan classes consist of

(a) Part time open Tibetan Language classes are held from 4:00 p.m to 5:30 p.m. Monday to Saturday. These are intended for members of the local community that want to learn spoken Tibetan.
(b) Intensive Tibetan Language Course held for 9 months every year.
(c) Organize the following activities involving institutions, schools, monasteries, organizations and Centers: talks, seminars, elocution contests, quiz contests, art competition, exhibitions, video Shows, calligraphy, essay competitions, cultural programme etc. in Tibetan.

 

Membership:

1. Any nationality who has an interest in Tibet and Tibetan culture and can fulfill the membership conditions can become a member. Anyone can become a life member by paying US$50
2. Any person intending to enroll as a member of this Association should fill in and sign the membership enrollment form. This form must be endorsed by one of the working committee members of MCTC.
3. The enrollment form can be obtained from the office for US$2 and every member will have to pay US$25 as a annual membership fee.
4. Anyone interested in taking part time open Tibetan classes must pay a nominal tuition fee of US$10 per month.


Donations are always welcome.


Membership Form:

Name:........................................................ Age.................................
Permanent Address:............................................................................................................
Telephone/Email:................................................................. Nationality:...........................
Profession..........................................................................
Endorsed by:
Signature Signature


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