Geshe Ngawang Samten 昂旺桑天格西
The Ven. Prof. Geshe Ngawang Samten is Director and Vice Chancellor of the Central Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies in Sarnath, Varanasi. Prior to assuming the Vice Chancellorship he was Director of the Research and Publications Division of the Institute. Prof. Geshe Samten earned his Shastri, Acharya and PhD from the Central Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies and his Geshe degree from Ganden Shartse Monastic University.
尊貴的昂旺桑天格西是瓦拉納西（Varanasi）鹿野苑（Sarnath）的中央高等西藏研究學院的主任與副院長。在擔任副院長之前，他是該學院研究與出版部門的主任。桑天格西教授從中央高等西藏研究學院取得其學士（Shastri，論學士）、碩士（Acharya，阿闍梨）及博士學位，並且由甘丹夏孜僧伽大學（Ganden Shartse Monastic University）取得其格西資格。
He is editor of the Tibetan critical edition of Nagarjuna's Ratnavali (CIHTS Press), and is co-translator with Prof. Jay Garfield of Tsong Khapa's Ocean of Reasoning (Oxford University Press). Prof. Geshe Samten has addressed conferences and colloquia around the world, and has held visiting professorships at the University of Tasmania, Hampshire College, Amherst College and Smith College.
他是龍樹《寶行王正論》（Ratnavali, CIHTS Press）的藏文校刊本編輯，也與Jay Garfield 教授合作翻譯宗喀巴《正理海》（Ocean of Reasoning, Oxford University Press）。桑天格西教授曾於世界各地的學術研討會中擔任講座，並為University of Tasmania, Hampshire College, Amherst College 及 Smith College的訪問學者。
Geshe Ngawang Samten is also a member of the Tenzin Gyatso Scholars Program's advisory council, which is being developed by the Tenzin Gyatso Institute.
昂旺桑天格西同時也是丹增嘉措學院所推行之丹增嘉措學者計畫（Tenzin Gyatso Scholars Program）的指導顧問之一。
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