Georges Dreyfus was the first Westerner to obtain the title of Geshe
Lharampa, the highest degree conferred within the traditional Tibetan
monastic system. He received his traditional Buddhist education
at the Institute of Buddhist Dialectics and at Sera Je monastic
university. He is presently Professor of Religion at Williams College.
His most important works are: “Recognizing Reality: Dharmakirti's
Philosophy and its Tibetan Interpreters,” and “The Sound
of Two Hands Clapping: The Education of a Tibetan Buddhist Monk.”