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Geshe Pema Dorjee

Have you ever wondered about Karma?

Karma can be a confusing, challenging, and sometimes debated concept, yet it is at the root of understanding Buddhist tenets. It is widely-used in popular culture, yet its nuances are seldom understood. Fully appreciating the effect of causes and conditions will deepen and enrich your practice and understanding of Buddhism.

Geshe Pema Dorjee is a dear friend of Jhamtse International and has given highly-praised teachings to our community over the years. We are delighted to welcome him back for this important lecture.

Tuesday, September 10, 6:30-9pm
Geshe-la's teaching begins at 7pm, but please join us before and after the teaching for refreshments and socializing.
First Parish Church, Concord Center, MA
20 Lexington Road: Map+directions / Flyer

Let us know if you can attend by emailing jhamtse(at)jhamtse(dot)net

Suggested donation: $20. All are welcome regardless of ability to donate. Sponsored by Jhamtse Buddhist Center, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization -- donations are tax deductible.

About Geshe Pema Dorjee

Geshe Pema Dorjee attended the Institute of Buddhist Dialectics in Dharamsala, India where he earned degrees in both Prajnaparamitra and Madhyamika. He became a teacher, then Principal, and finally Director of the Tibetan Children’s Village School in Dharamsala. In 1995 he was awarded the Geshe degree from the Drepung Loseling monastery in South India and became the first Principal of the College for Higher Tibetan Studies. In 2001, His Holiness the Dalai Lama asked Geshe la to revive and promote the Bodong tradition, and with aid from His Holiness, became the founder and Director of the Bodong Research and Publication Center.

The Tibetan government in exile appointed him to the Higher Level Textbook Review Committee as well as spiritual counselor to former political prisoners who had been tortured. In addition to his numerous charitable projects, Geshe Pema Dorjee has taught and lectured about Tibetan Buddhism around the world and speaks English fluently.