Winter 2020 - Teachings with Geshe Lobsang Nima, Visiting Teacher
Geshe Lobsang Nima
Geshe Nima was born in Kham, Tibet. He started his Buddhist studies and practices at Gaden Dhondup Ling monastery when he was thirteen years old. In 1992, he escaped from Chinese-occupied Tibet and joined Drepung Loseling monastery in India to pursue his Buddhist studies.
In 2010, he joined Gelgupa University and underwent all examinations to achieve his Geshe Lharampa doctoral degree in Buddhist philosophy. He was awarded his Geshe Lharampa degree by His Holiness the Dalai Lama at the Drepung Monastic University in 2015. He was selected to attend advanced tantric studies at Gyuto Tantric College in Dharamsala, India.
In addition, Geshe Nima has served the monastic community in a variety of positions. He taught both undergraduate and graduate students at Drepung Loseling Monastic University. He also served as secretary of Drepung Loseling Educational Fund and editor of the Drepung Loseling monastic university journal.
The Buddhist Path
"The Foundation of All Good Qualities"
Geshe Nima has travelled from India to San Antonio in order to provide a rare opportunity for anyone wishing to further clarify their understanding of the complete Buddhist path. Using Tsongkhapa's beloved text, The Foundation of All Good Qualities" Geshe Nima will provide new and old students a strong framework for their spiritual progress along the path to liberation and full enlightenment.
All are welcome to attend all or part of this series. Although the topic is sequential there will be reviews provided throughout the five weekend meetings.
Sign up HERE to share lunch with Geshe Nima (now through February 2)
The How to Practice
5 Wednesdays, Jan 8 – Feb 5
Geshe Nima has travelled from India to San Antonio in order to provide a rare opportunity for anyone wishing to further clarify their understanding of Buddhist practice. The series is geared to those who are seeking guidance on how to study and meditate in a manner that deepens over time. His five Wednesdays evening sessions will focus on practice according to the Tibetan Gelugpa Buddhist tradition.