Afternoons with Geshela: Big Love

Classes with Geshe Samten

Class Description

In this teaching on compassion and bodhicitta, Geshela will give practical steps for how to cultivate the love and compassion desperately needed in the world today. Take this opportunity to chat with Geshela over a cuppa and cake.

All are welcome!

Teaching interpreted by Voula ZarpaniAfternoon tea is offered.

Date: Saturday 19 May

Time: 2.00-5.00pm

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


Geshe Ngawang Samten was born at 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. 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.

Class Location

Vajrayana Institute - Tibetan Buddhist Centre, Victoria Square, Ashfield, New South Wales, Australia