Friday, March 16, 2012

Al Jazeera English profiles 92-year-old Buddhist scholar

Al Jazeera English has a new video profile of Satya Mohan Joshi, a 92-year-old Buddhist scholar and cultural preservationist in Nepal with no plans to retire.

A three-time recipient of the Madan Puraskar (an award given by Madan Puraskar Pustakalaya, the library of Nepali books and periodicals) for his books “Our Folk Culture” (1956), “The Coinage of Nepal” (1957) and “Folk Culture of the Far-Western Zone Karnali” (1971), he is also a life member of the Royal Nepal Academy and Chancellor of the Nepal Bhasha Academy.

Watch the video coverage here.

Source: Buddhadharma

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