UQ5A6698lr_1Khangkar Tsultrim Kelsang (ཁང་དཀར་ཚུལ་ཁྲིམས་སྐལ་བཟང་།), Emeritus Professor, Otani University, Kyoto, Japan, was born in Shelkar, Western Tibet, in 1942. He received his MA from Varanasi Sanskrit University in 1972. In 1974, he visited and lived in Japan. Since 1984, he has been teaching at Otani University in Kyoto, as well as many other universities in Japan, including Tokyo University, Kyoto University, Nagoya University, and Ryukoku University. In recognition of his contribution to Buddhist Studies and Tibetan Studies, he received “The Award for Distinguished Service for the Promotion of Buddhism” from Bukkyo Dendo Kyokai (Society for the Promotion of Buddhism) in 2012. He has published many academic books and articles in Tibetan, and he has translated Tibetan classics into Japanese. His naturalized Japanese name is Hakka Kaiun.
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