Disciplinarian

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The students of Madhyamika and above classes gather in the prayer hall and list the most deserving candidates for Disciplinarian. The monks again vote from the list. The votes are counted by the heads of Khangtsens and whoever gets the maximum votes is elected as the Disciplinarian. The term of the Disciplinarian is one year. After the selection,


ceremonies are performed in a traditional way in his Khangtsen, and in the prayer hall of the Drepung Monastic University. The main responsibility of the Disciplinarian is to look after the discipline of the monks during prayer and debate. He also looks after prayer recitations, group debates of the Khangtsens and other activities of the monastic college.

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