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Afternoons with Geshe-la: The Three Higher Trainings

with Geshe Samten

The path to liberation from the sufferings of cyclic existence is the three higher trainings: training in ethics, concentration and wisdom. Learn how to develop these higher trainings and progress on the path to liberation. 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 16 September; 2:00-5:00pm

Cost: $35/$32 VI member (includes afternoon tea).





About the Teacher

geshe samten 2010Geshe 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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