Tuesday 18th January 2011
His Holiness Phakchok Rinpoche
Dhamma Talk in English only
(most other events are with Thai translation)
At the Tavana Hotel, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Visiting Tibetan teacher Phakchok Rinpoche will give a talk especially for the English speaking community in Bangkok. Known as an entertaining and warm speaker, Rinpoche visits many countries annually speaking to keen and large audiences. If you have not heard or met him before – take this opportunity.
TOPIC: HOW TO DISPEL NEGATIVE EMOTIONS
There are five main classifications of negative emotions according to Tibetan Buddhist teachings;
- pride and
Rinpoche will teach us methods to recognize these emotions in ourselves and methods to dispel them. To recognize negative emotion is very important for all levels of practitioners. Reduction of negative emotions can often indicate the positive progress of the practice.
Kyabg.n Phakchok Rinpoche is a lineage holder of the Profound Treasures of Chokgyur Lingpa from the Nyingma School of Early Translation and throne-holder of Riwoche Taklung Kagyu Lineage. His Holiness is currently Vajra Master of Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling Monastery in Boudhanath Kathmandu, Nepal), Abbot of Pal Do-Ngak Nyida Zungdrel Mindrol Norbuling Monastery (Nepal), Abbot of Pal Kagyu Shedrub Tashi Dhargye Phuntsok Ling Monastery (Nepal), and President of Rangjung Yeshe Shenpen Nepal, a
volunteer-based, non-profi t organization that serves the poor and disadvantaged in Nepal.
Phakchok Rinpoche received the Khenpo title (similar to a Doctor of Divinity) from H.H. 14th Dalai Lama and H.E. Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche. He completed in seven years the traditional nine-year curriculum of Buddhist philosophy at the Dzongsar Institute of Advanced Buddhist Studies, Bir, Himachal Pradesh, India, where he specialized in studies of the Sakya School of Tibetan Buddhism under the guidance of Khenchen Kunga Wangchuk Rinpoche and H.E. Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche.
An enthusiastic and vibrant young teacher, Phakchok Rinpoche’s lectures are direct and easily understood. Since 1999 he has served as Professor of Buddhist Philosophy at the Rangjung Yeshe Institute Shedra, Center of Buddhist Studies, Kathmandu University, where he teaches general Buddhist philosophy with emphasis on the Middle Way. He has also been guest-lecturer at numerous centers in Europe, North America, South America, and South East Asia.
The event is kindly hosted free of charge by the very beautiful Tawana Hotel Dhamma project, led by Tahn Chao Khun Bunma.
Tawana Hotel, 80 Suriwongse Road, Bangkok 10500.
Sala Daeng BTS station is a 7-8 min. walk, and Samyan MRT is 4-5 minutes walk away. There is plenty of free parking in the hotel, accessible from the front on Suriwongse Road.
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