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Realizing Emptiness
Celebrating Lama Tsong Khapa's Legacy
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  Geshe Namdak
Geshe Namdak

With Geshe Namdak 

What is the ultimate nature of reality and how do we come to understand it? His Holiness the Dalai Lama always states the importance of study to understand this reality in order to eliminate ignorance, the root cause of suffering, and refers to the works of Lama Tsong Khapa. This renowned scholar and practitioner composed a text called 'In Praise of Dependent Origination'; written directly after realizing emptiness.

During this course Geshe Namdak will guide us through this profound and special text with teachings, meditations and Q&A, helping us to generate a better understanding of relativity and emptiness and creating the causes for realizing this ultimate nature one day ourselves.  

Wednesday July 29 at 20:00 until Sunday August 2, at 17:00
Donation to offset our costs: € 220
The course includes coffee, tea and vegetarian meals and overnight accommodation in double rooms incl. bed linen and towel.
On 18.30 Wednesday evening, a simple dinner with soup and bread is served.

Please register at least 7 days before the course starts, by downloading this registration form, filling it out and returning it to donaties@maitreya.nl.

About Geshe Namdak:
Ven. Geshe Tenzin Namdak first worked as an environmental researcher having graduated in hydrology. He started studying Buddhism at Maitreya Institute in The Netherlands in 1993 and took ordination from His Holiness the Dalai Lama before engaging in his formal studies in Buddhist philosophy and psychology at Sera Jey Monastic University, South India, in 1997.
He completed the entire twenty-year Geshe program at Sera Jey in 2017 and the traditional one year Vajrayana study program at Gyume Tantric College in January 2019, the first Westerner to do so. He has received a great number of teachings from His Holiness and many other highly respected teachers and lineage masters, has done many retreats and is an experienced teacher in practical and philosophical aspects of Buddhism that he teaches with great clarity and a good sense of humour.
Currently, he is the resident teacher at Jamyang Buddhist Centre, London, and teaches also at other centres in Europe and India.

*Donation to offset the costs: Organising activities costs money. With this amount, we indicate what the direct costs are for the activity, but not the costs to enable the continued existence of the Maitreya Instituut. If you can contribute less then this amount, please request a contribution from the Study Fund. In case you can contribute more: thank you!



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