Date from 13rd Aug. 2017 (Tibetan Calendar month 2144-06-21) Spring debate session will end on 7th day of the fourth Tibetan lunar month. Monks will recite auspicious expression and dedication prayer during the morning debate session. Also on one fine day of this month the disciplinarian will grant Rigchung position of the Defendant and Opponent on the topic from the text of Prajnaparamita treatise.
From 1st day of fifth Tibetan lunar month, there will be debate conversation in every house with scholars who are granted Rigchung.
Rigchung debate conversation starts from 25th of sixth Tibetan Lunar month.According to the results of the three years of debate examinations, the disciplinarian will grant the position of Defendant and Opponent to sixteen suitable scholars in the present class to debate on a given subject from Prajnaparamita treatise. Prior to the Rikchung conversation each pair of scholars have to attend debate conversations of every class and of all the thirteen different houses for eight days. The scholar will receive a degree marking the completion of the studies on Prajnaparamita treatise.
From first day of seventh Tibetan lunar month, there will be a two days Rigchen debate conversation on Vinaya "Monastic Discipline" and Madhyamika "the middle way treatise" between two scholars from each Sera Mey and Sera Jhe monastery.

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