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Overview of the Essential Lam Rim Teachings – Part II – Geshe Thupten Kunkhen | 7-8:30PM


7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Mondays, 7-8:30PM  | Suggested donation: $10 (There will be no class on federal holidays).

Ven. Geshe Kunkhen will present an overview of the essential Lam Rim teachings of Lama Tsong Khapa’s Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment during this ongoing three-year course, which will cover the small, medium, and large scope of these profound teachings. Classes will consist of lecture and  discussion on the overall text, meditation, as well as time for Q&A. Geshe Kunkhen will share his understanding of these teachings and the course will explore topics such as an exploration of meditation, precious human life with liberty and opportunity, contemplating leisure, among other topics.

Suggested reading: The Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment (Volume 1); hardcover, by Tsong-Kha-Pa (Author); translation edited by Joshua W. C. Cutler

Upon reading Je Tsong Khapa’s treatise, the reader may experience a paradigm shift from a self-centered individual concerned with his own happiness to a bodhisattva for whom the happiness of others has become the ultimate concern.” — Robert Thurman


Tibet House US Gallery
22 West 15th Street
New York, NY 10011 United States
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About the Presenter

Geshe Thupten Kunken

Geshe Thupten Kunken was born in Shimla, India and joined Drepung Loseling monastery at the of age 6. He received his novice vow from the 97th Ganden Tripa Kyabje Ling Rinpoche, the senior tutor of H. H. the 14th Dalai Lama. Geshe la received a Doctorate in Buddhist Philosophy (Geshe Lharampa) in 1999 and has also studied tantric practice. Geshe la's first visit to United States was in 1996 and since than has been invited back annually to give talks and teachings on Buddhist religion and philosophy.