Lharampa Geshe Tashi Tsering
Geshe Tashi was born in Purang in the far West of Tibet and fled to India at a very young age with his parents. He graduated from Mey college of Sera monastery, as one of the first monks with the highest honour, that of Geshe Lharampa First Class.
In the 1990s he came to Europe to teach in Buddhist centres of the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (http://www.fpmt.org), first to Nalanda monastery in France and then Jamyang Buddhist Centre London.
He has been based at Jamyang Buddhist Centre for over 15 years now where he has developed a FPMT foundational Study course known as the Foundation of Buddhist Thought.
Meditation on Emptiness
Geshe Tashi will bring the insights of the great 14th century Tibetan mystic, Je Rinpoche Lama Tsongkhapa, into his presentation of the emptiness teachings of the Heart Sutra.
Geshe-La will base his presentation on Tsongkhapa’s last writing on emptiness, the Middle Length ’Graded Path to Enlightenment’ text. This was the text Tsongkhapa specifically wrote for meditators.
Understanding of Emptiness brings an end to all the afflictive emotions and together with developed Bodhicitta, the mind of Great Compassion leads to full Enlightenment. Correct understanding of Emptiness is therefore an immensely important knowledge. The course includes practical step-by-step instructions on how to correctly begin to meditate on the profound subject of Emptiness.
Fredagen 12 juni, kl 18.30 – 20.30
Lördagen 13 juni, kl 10.00 – 17.00
Söndagen 14 juni, kl 10.00 – 17.00
Kursavgift: 650 kr (750 kr för icke-medlemmar)
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