In this teaching, Geshela will explain the two truths: conventional truth, the way in which phenomena normally appear and function, and ultimate truth, the way phenomena actually exist. In this series of Saturday talks, Geshe-la explains some essential topics in Buddhism, with a chance to ask questions over a cuppa and cake.
All are welcome. Teaching interpreted by Voula Zarpani. Afternoon tea is offered.
Date & time: Saturday 19 August; 2:00-5:00pm
Cost: $35/$32 VI member (includes afternoon tea).
Geshe Ngawang Samten was born in Panchamari, MP, India. At the age of nine, he entered the Sera Monastic Institute and took the vows of monk ordination with His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Geshe-la completed his studies and attained his Geshe degree at the highest level of a Lharampa, the equivalent of a PhD in Buddhist Philosophy. For a number of years, he taught as a lecturer in the Gelug tradition at the Central Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies, Sarnath. Since 2003, Geshe-la has been the main resident teacher at VI.
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