Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe will present a weekend teaching on Gyalsey Thokme Sangpo’s Thirty-Seven Practices of a Bodhisattva (laklen sodunma)—a practical guide for anyone aspiring to follow the path of great compassion, leading to full enlightenment.
Geshe Thabkhe’s translator will be Tenzin Bhuchung.
Saturday, September 25 – Sunday, September 26
Saturday, September 25: 10:00am – 12:00pm, 2:00 – 5:00pm
Sunday, September 26: 2:00 – 5:00pm
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Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe is a genuine contemplative master and a member of the last generation extensively trained in old Tibet. He received his monastic education at Drepung Loseling Monastery and, in 1969, was awarded the Geshe Lharampa, the highest degree of scholarship conferred within the Geluk School of Tibetan Buddhism. He is Professor Emeritus of Buddhist Philosophy at the Central University of Tibetan Studies, the only Tibetan university in India. His scholarly work includes a translation of The Essence of Good Explanation of Definitive and Interpretable Meanings (Tib. Lek-Shey Nying-Po) by Tsongkhapa into Hindi, and A Commentary on the Rice Seedlings Sutra (Skt. Salistamba Sutra) by Vasubhandu. He has facilitated numerous other research works, including the complete translation of Lama Tsongkhapa’s The Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment (Tib. Lam Rim Chen Mo), a major project undertaken by The Tibetan Buddhist Learning Center in New Jersey, where he teaches regularly. Jewel Heart has had the honor of hosting Professor Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe for many years. He has given teachings on diverse topics and texts, including the first eight chapters of Aryadeva’s Four Hundred Stanzas on the Middle Way.