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Geshe Zopa "Watch Along" Teachings on Thought Transformation

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Direct and in-depth teachings on Lojong (thought transformation) to help deal with uncertain times and the COVID-19 crisis.

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N.B. New start time of 4 pm (due to daylight savings in southern states).

Join us in a "watch party" where we can enjoy Geshe Zopa's teachings on zoom, chat amongst ourselves and spend half an hour after the teaching catching up and addressing questions. Geshe Zopa is teaching on Lojong, giving an in-depth commentary on the Collection of Mind Training teachings. The ability to keep a relaxed yet focused mind is an essential skill in these uncertain times. Geshe-la shares his vast experience with characteristic humour and humility. 

This event is freely offered by Geshe Zopa and FPMT-A. Your donation will go to help cover Geshe-la's living expenses whilst he is here in Australia offering us this virtual tour. 

Ways You Can Join

  • Register here to join the zoom "watch-along", then stay on the line to enjoy a chat with Miffi and Eddie after the teaching
  • Go straight to the FPMT-Australia YouTube channel and watch live
  • Watch at a time to suit you with the archived video from FPMT-A

Get the Text

Purchase the text from Wisdom Publications (hard copy or ebook). This volume contains forty-four individual texts, including the most important works of the mind training cycle, such as Serlingpa’s well-known Levelling Out All Preconceptions, Atisha’s Bodhisattva’s Jewel Garland, Langri Thangpa’s Eight Verses on Training the Mind, and Chekawa’s Seven-Point Mind Training together with the earliest commentaries on these seminal texts. This important work was compiled by renowned scholar and translator Dr. Thupten Jinpa Langri.

About Geshe Tenzin Zopa

Geshe Zopa is an accomplished Buddhist master and extremely popular teacher, fluent in English, and with a contemporary approach. Geshe-la’s enthusiasm and warmth capture the hearts of all who attend his teachings. His humble manner, gentle humour and clear and topical explanations of Buddhist philosophy engage everyone who attend his teachings.

Geshe Zopa is featured in the 2008 documentary film Unmistaken Child, which follows his search for the reincarnation of his beloved master, Geshe Lama Konchog. He was born in Nepal, and become a monk at age nine. As a child he studied Tibetan language, English, Nepali, art, lama dance, ritual, puja, and Buddhist philosophy. He also did a 6-month retreat with Geshe Lama Konchog back in the cave in Tsum.

He was the top student in debate, writing, and memorization at Sera Je, and he always ranked among the top five students out of more than 5000 monks. In 2007 he completed his studies and graduated as one of the youngest Geshes (equivalent to a PhD or Doctor of Divinity) in Tibetan Buddhism. In his youth he skipped four grades, and the Dalai Lama let him take his final Buddhist exams four years ahead of schedule.

He speaks fluent English, Tibetan, Nepali, and Hindi, and a little Mandarin.

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