may, 2019

23may6:00 pm9:00 pmGeshe Samten - Engaging in the Bodhisattva Deeds: Chapter 96:00 pm - 9:00 pm Event Teacher: Geshe Ngawang Samten Event Type :Classes with Geshe Samten

Event Details

In this class, Geshe la will focus on the famous wisdom chapter (chapter 9) of Shantideva’s classic text ”Engaging in the Bodhisattva Deeds” on Bodhicitta and the six perfections.  This chapter is a detailed and profound exposition on emptiness, ultimate reality according to Buddhism.

The dialogue takes place between the Madhyamaka school, represented by the author Shantideva, and various other Buddhist and non‐Buddhist schools.


This is an advanced level course on Buddhist philosophy.

Audio recordings of Basic Program subjects taught by Geshe Samten are available on the VI website on our Resources page.

Dates: Every Thursday

  • March 7, 14, 21, 28
  • April 4, 11, 18, (no class Anzac Day 25th April)
  • May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
  • June 6, 13, 20, 27

Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
[Discussion group from 6:00pm – 6:45pm]

Cost: $260/$230 (General semester pass / VI member semester pass)  OR $15/$13 (Per session / VI member per session)

At VI we aim to make Dharma teachings as accessible as possible, so if you wish to attend but are unable to afford the full cost of classes at this time please email

Future Event Times in this Repeating Event Series

may 30, 2019 6:00 pm


Geshe Ngawang Samten


(Thursday) 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Vajrayana Institute

9 Victoria Square, Ashfield, NSW 2131