Master debate partner

The title held by a highly educated attendant of an incarnate lama (tulku) that attends all the lessons that the lama receives and afterwards debates with the lama to ensure that he or she has understood the lesson correctly. In the case of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, there are seven master debate partners, one from each of the colleges of Drepung, Sera, and Ganden Monasteries. Sometimes also translated as "Assistant Tutor."

Tibetan: མཚན་ཞབས། mtshan-zhabs

Other languages

Italiano: Maestro partner di dibattito
Tiếng Việt: Đạo sư đối tác tranh luận

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