Event: Mon 25 May ’09

 The Bangkok Shambhala group is announcing an interesting event for Monday May 25 at Monteray Place :

Understanding and Implementing the Ideal of the Bodhisattva in Our Day to Day Lives

with Lopon Phuntso Gyaltshen. Monday May 25th, 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Free and Open to Everyone.

25/05/2009 – 7 pm – 9 pm

We’re very pleased to announce that Lopon Phuntsho will join us again here in Bangkok, and has agreed to teach on Monday, May 25th.  Following the meditation, Lopon will teach about how we can implement the ideal of the Bodhisattva into our everyday lives. 

Lopon Phutsho Gyaltshen, a Bhutanese citizen, grew up in Bhutan.  After high school he enrolled at Ngagyur Nyingma Institute, a branch of Namdroling (Tibetan Buddhist) monastery for higher Buddhist studies, in south India, and graduated from its nine-year course in 2002 (with a Lopon degree; rendered equivalent to Master’s).  After he received his degree, he taught at the same institute for 3 years, and has been working on tri-lingual translations (English, Tibetan, and Bhutanese) since then.  He also received Dzogchen teachings and the 500,000 accumulations practices from H.H. Penor Rinpoche, whom he also served as an interpreter.  After leaving the institute, he taught for several years in Bhutan before coming to Thailand, where he teaches monks at the Mahapanya Vidayalai Institute (http://mahapanya.ac.th) in Hat Yai (affiliated to Mahachulalongkorn University).




Monterey Place Condominium Building
On the 7th Floor
398 Soi Phai Sing To, Rama 4 Rd.,
Khlong Toei, Bangkok


Take the subway to the Queen Sirikit Station, exit #4 to Soi Phai Sing To. You’ll see the building, “Monterey Place“, on the right as you’re coming up the escalator out of the subway.

Turn left to get to the soi, and follow the road around to the left, then right, to the front entrance of the building. Take the elevator to the 7th floor, exit to the left. The meditation room is next to the exercise equipment.
A limited amount of secure parking is available on site. These parking spaces must be reserved in advance via telephone or e-mail.


Phone: 086-788-7408 (Jamie) or 02-663-8477 (Andy)

You can contact via comments below, or via our contact page – which will be forwarded to Jamie and Andy.

(we don’t publish email addresses to prevent them being picked up by bots and spammed)


 Below is an ariel snap shot, and diagram of directions to Monteray Place. Click to expand them.


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