Web Page: About Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe

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…
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Web Page: Jewel Heart Guest Teachers

Venerable Thubten Chodron is an author, teacher, and the founder and abbess of Sravasti Abbey, the only Tibetan Buddhist training monastery for Western nuns and monks in the US. She graduated from UCLA, and did graduate work in education at USC. Ordained as a Tibetan Buddhist nun in 1977, she has studied extensively with His Holiness…
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Retreats and Trips: Pilgrimage to Kathmandu & Lumbini in Nepal

Enjoy the slideshow of the previous pilgrimage Photos courtesy of Kathy Laritz The 2024 Annual Jewel Heart Trip offers travelers the opportunity to join a pilgrimage visiting Buddha Shakyamuni’s birthplace in Lumbini and Kathmandu, Nepal. Our journey begins in Kathmandu, Nepal. The Kathmandu Valley is surrounded by green mountains above which tower mighty snowcapped peaks. It…
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Web Page: About Glenn Mullin

GLENN MULLIN has been a long time friend of Gelek Rimpoche and Jewel Heart. He is a Tibetologist, Buddhist writer, translator of classical Tibetan literature, and teacher of Tantric Buddhist meditation. He studied philosophy, literature, meditation, yoga, and the enlightenment culture under thirty-five of the greatest living masters of the four schools of Tibetan Buddhism. Glenn…
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Events and Courses: Demo Rinpoche: A Harvest of Powerful Attainments

Prayers for Blessings of the Close Lineage by Tsongkhapa  Join Demo Rinpoche for a special teaching to commemorate the parinirvana of Jamgön Lama Tsongkhapa, the founder of the Gelug tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. This year Rinpoche will base his talk on Tsongkhapa’s prayer to Lama Umapa Pawo Dorje, one of his important gurus. Lama Umapa…
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Events and Courses: 2023 Tsongkhapa Day Tsoh

Celebrate Lama Tsongkhapa Day, known as Ganden Ngamchö in Tibetan, with a group Lama Chöpa recitation and Tsoh. This annual celebration recognizes the parinirvana of Jamgön Lama Tsongkhapa, the founder of the Gelug tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. Demo Rinpoche will also present a teaching on Tsongkhapa’s praise entitled A Harvest of Powerful Attainments on Saturday,…
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Blog Posts: Fulfilling Our Goals (Ancient Wisdom. Modern Times. #153)

Looking Back Every new year, I feel like “Gosh, what happened to the last 12 months? What did I do”? I think about what I did last year and then about what I will do for the next 12 months. Sometimes, it is a little uneasy because you are interrogating yourself. My mind has to…
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Web Page: About Roger Jackson, PhD

Roger Jackson is professor emeritus of Asian studies and religion at Carleton College and a visiting professor of Buddhism at Maitripa College. His research and writing interests include Indian and Tibetan Buddhist philosophy, meditation, and ritual; Buddhist religious poetry; and modern Buddhist thought. Among the topics on which he has published are the Kālacakra Tantra, Dharmakīrti’s…
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Web Page: Vajrayana

Jewel Heart is dedicated to the preservation of Tibetan Buddhism and to bringing the practice of this rich tradition within the context of contemporary life to everyone. Jewel Heart provides opportunities for individuals to study and practice at all levels of interest, including advanced Vajrayana practice, carrying on the living tradition of Tibetan Buddhism in…
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Events and Courses: Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe: The Diamond Cutter Sutra – Part 2

Tuesdays October 3, 10, 17 and 24Fridays October 6, 13, 20 and 27Watch Live. Stream Later. Other Teachings by Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe: For questions please contact [email protected] Join / Donate

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