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Geshe Tenzin Zopa – Visiting Teacher
July 5 - July 9
Geshe Tenzin Zopa was not only the top student in all the examinations of debate, writing and memorization in Sera Je, he also completed his studies and graduated with flying colors as a geshe in March of 2007. Geshe Tenzin Zopa speaks fluent English, Tibetan, Nepali, Hindi and a little Mandarin. Currently, Geshe Tenzin Zopa is the project director of a number of monasteries and nunneries in the Tsum Valley. He is also undertaking the important responsibility of overseeing the physical, mental and spiritual development of Tenzin Phuntsok Rinpoche, the unmistaken reincarnation of Geshe Lama Konchog.
Buddha House are privileged to host Geshe Tenzin Zopa for a full programme of events and teachings over 5 days.
Walk and Picnic with Geshe-la
11am-3pm Wednesday, 5 July
11am walk to Morialta Falls (meet at the Morialta Falls Trailhead).
1pm picnic lunch in the Mukanthi Nature Playspace and Picnic Area.
Please bring some vegetarian food to share. BYO chair – dogs can attend the picnic but must be on a leash at all times.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 88th Birthday
6.30 – 9:30pm Thursday, 6 July
Prayers and Practices in the Gompa
Led by Gen Dondrub and attended by Geshe Zopa
Followed by supper in Tara Hall
Booking essential for catering
Members Only Evening with Geshe-la (by invitation only)
6.30 – 8:30pm Friday, 7 July
Chatting in the circle with Geshe-la while enjoying momos & more!
Finding Deeper Meaning in our Lives
Guru Devotion – The Passing of a Teacher – Karma – Reincarnation
10:30am – 4:30pm Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 July
During the weekend Geshe-la will talk about the importance of relying on a Guru: how to avoid mistakes regarding the Guru and how to maintain our devotion after our Guru has passed away.
He will also explain the process of finding their reincarnate – for example in his case Geshe Lama Konchog – and currently Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s reincarnate.
Lunch and afternoon tea provided both days.
Facility Fees: Full weekend $160 or $130 members & concession
One day $85 or $70 members & concession
In-person or online