Ieva Rute

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MA, graduate from the Centre of Oriental Studies in Vilnius University

BA in Comparative Asia Studies, Sinology.

During BA studies her main interest was on the process of reception of Buddhism and the ongoing transformations of the Buddhist tradition in China. Bachelor degree thesis defended: “Chan Concept of Sudden Enlightenment in the Context of Chinese Buddhism”.

Research interests: the process of acculturation of Tibetan teachings, especially Yungdrung Bon, in the West and the ongoing transformations of this tradition

The Master thesis“Yungdrung Bön Spread in the West: Reception and Transformations”.