The 24th session of Bhutan Dialogue was held on 9th January 2020 with with Lopen Lungtaen Gyatso as the guest speaker.
Lungtaen Gyatso has an MA in Buddhist Studies and an MA in Sanskrit Literature. Currently he is serving as the President of the College of Language of Culture Studies, and he is also the Pro-Vice Chancellor, Research and Planning, Royal University of Bhutan. He is also Executive Faculty of the Royal Institute of Governance and Strategic Studies (RIGSS), Phuentsholing, and Associate Faculty of the Bhutan Institute of Wellbeing (BIW), Thimphu. He is an adjunct faculty of Kathmandu University since 2016. He sits on many decision-making boards and committees. He was a member of the National Constitution Drafting Committee. He has co-authored The Light of My Life, compiled the English-Dzongkha Dictionary, Dzongkha-English Dictionary, and has published several articles and book-chapters on philosophy, language, wellbeing and culture. He has also given keynote addresses in many international forums on ‘Wellbeing, Spirituality and Environmental Consciousness, Transformative Education’, and has given several lectures, and resourced many workshops on Culture, Tradition and Identity, Personal Transformation, Mindfulness and Universal Human Values in different countries.