studied Buddhism at the Gate
of Dharma Buddhist College in Budapest besides Hindu, Chinese and Western philosophy. I got so deeply
involved, that after finishing my MA, I decided to stay with the
institution and become a Buddhist teacher myself.
Between 1995-2003 I
was teaching a number of different Buddhist subjects as well as doing
research into early Buddhism. I was appointed an associate
professor of philosophy in
2000. My major field of interest is Tantric Buddhism - especially
the cross-cultural interference of Hindu and Buddhist philosophy and religious
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Between 1997-98 I gave a series of lectures at the Department of Cultural
Anthropology at the Eötvös
Lóránd University of Sciences, Faculty of Arts (ELTE BTK) in Budapest. Although given the opportunity to give more lectures,
due to lack of financial compensation I was forced to give up the
Since then I do occasionally give lectures on the request of the department,
but only as a visiting professor.
Later I gave series of lectures on topics relating to cultural
anthropology at the Gate
of Dharma Buddhist College,
where with some of my colleagues we have created a group of students
and professional cultural anthropologists specializing in
Eastern cultures. We were hoping that with the professional oriental
training and good oriental language skills, many students will justly
contribute to the anthropological research of Eastern cultures in
Hungary. There have been a number of great contributions to the research
of Hindu Tantric and Chinese Taoist sects.
The Language Teaching Educational and Tertiary Corporation [Nyelvtanito Oktato es Szolgaltato Beteti Tarsasag] was founded in 1998, under my personal management, which was operating between 1998-2003.
I have started as an English teacher myself - in fact I did it for almost
six years - in the last years I have stopped participating in the active
teaching and restricted myself my involvement to managerial duties.
The Corporation was a small scale company and had a number of employees
varying between 5-10 people.
worked for the Hungarian Ministry of Education in 2001, leading
the Development Policy Task Force of the Department for International
Co-operation and Strategic Planning.
Our major task was to participate
in the processes promoting European integration and to partake in
the strategic planning and creation of such "highly important" strategic
issues as the first Hungarian White Book on Education and the first
European Social Fund related Hungarian National Development Plan.