In a solemn and joyous ceremony held at Trashichhoedzong today, the Dorji Lopon of the Zhung Dratshang conferred graduation certificates upon the fifth batch of students from the Institute of Science of Mind. The event marked the culmination of years of hard work and dedication for the 55 graduates who successfully completed their three-year Bachelor’s degree in Buddhist studies.
Since its establishment in 2014 by His Holiness the Je Khenpo, the Institute of Science of Mind has been instrumental in imparting profound knowledge and understanding of Buddhist studies to its students. The graduates who crossed this significant milestone bring the total number of alumni to an impressive count of almost 300 students.
The event concluded with a warm-hearted reception for the graduates and their families, with congratulatory messages echoing throughout the walls of Trashichhoedzong. The future holds great promise for these young minds as they embark on their journey to apply their knowledge for the betterment of their communities and the world at large.
The graduation ceremony stands as a testament to Bhutan’s commitment to preserving its cultural heritage and reinforcing the values of compassion and wisdom. The Institute of Science of Mind continues to be a beacon of knowledge, fostering scholars who will perpetuate Bhutan’s unique spiritual legacy for generations to come.