Mr. Tsering Samdup la, Education Officer on Riglam Day ( Photo: Gen Lhaki la)

17th October 2016: Inter School Dialectic congregation was held in TCV School Suja to mark the 9th anniversary of conferment of US congressional Gold Medal to His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Mr. Tsering Samdup la, the Education Officer CTA was the chief guest on this congregation which was attended by the Philosophy teachers and the students of the three participating schools including TCV Suja, the school Director, the Principals, staff members and the students.


Riglam session in TCV Suja ( Photo: Tenzin Lhaki la )

The function began with the welcome and introductory speech by the school Director, Mr. Choeying Dhoundup la. The Director talked in great length about the importance of Riglam as recommended by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. He requested everyone to take the responsibility of imparting this skill not just to a handful of students but to all the students.

After that, there were series of Riglam presentation by the students. They presented their debate on various topics ranging from Mind to the Energy and matter. All the audience was fully engrossed in the debate which seemed to be comprehensible due to the content area. It was really good for the teachers to see the students doing great in this Riglam.  After that, the chief guest gave a brief introduction about the Riglam congregation the Department of Education had organized. He thanked all the Riglam teachers and the students for taking great initiative and requested the school to impart this Riglam skill to larger students.

The afternoon program was same as morning. All the classes from VI to X participated in the Debate. Both the staff and students turned up in huge attendance. The school hope to see more students especially the senior classes to take more interest in Riglam.