Nagarjuna’s Philosophy: Emptiness and the Ultimate Nature of the Mind

13okt20:0021:30Nagarjuna’s Philosophy: Emptiness and the Ultimate Nature of the MindIn-depth lecture series delivered by Geshe Namdak from Jamyang Buddhist Centre in London on one of the most important texts in the Buddhist canon, authored by one of the tradition’s most influential philosophers


(Onsdag) 20:00 - 21:30(GMT+02:00)

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To be liberated from suffering Samsara and achieve Enlightenment, one needs to realise Emptiness. And to get a clear understanding of Emptiness we need to depend on the works of the Indian masters. Arya Nagarjuna was one of the greatest scholars of the ancient Nalanda tradition and his work Fundamental Wisdom is a masterpiece. Lama Tsongkhapa saw this excellent work as very important and realised emptiness through reading commentaries on chapter 18 of this text. Geshe Namdak will teach this inspiring and profound chapter and Nagarjuna’s precious instruction on the nature of the mind, called Praise of the Vajra Mind.

(This course is offered in cooperation with Jamyang Buddhist Centre in London)

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To attend this course, it is helpful to have a basic understanding of Buddhist philosophy.

Geshe Namdak

Venerable Geshe Tenzin Namdak first worked as an environmental researcher after graduating in hydrology. He then started studying Buddhism at Maitreya Institute in The Netherlands in 1993 and took ordination from His Holiness the Dalai Lama before engaging in his formal studies in Buddhist philosophy and psychology at Sera Jey Monastic University, South India, in 1997.
He completed the entire twenty-year Geshe program at Sera Jey in 2017 followed by the traditional one-year Vajrayana study programme at Gyume Tantric College in January 2019, the first Westerner to do so.
He has received a great number of teachings from His Holiness Dalai Lama and many other highly respected teachers and lineage masters, has done many retreats and is an experienced teacher in practical and philosophical aspects of Buddhism that he teaches with great clarity and a good sense of humour.

Course dates: 8, 15, 22, 29 September, 6, 13, 20, 27 October, 3, 10 November (you register for each class separately)
Weekday: Wednesday
Time: 20:00-21:30
Language: English
Location: Online via Zoom. When you have purchased a ticket you will receive an email with the link to the Zoom meeting.
Ticket price: Minimum donation 60 SEK
Last day of registration: 5 minutes to 20:00
Registration/Buy ticket: You register for each class by purchasing a ticket here on the website, see “Tickets” below.



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September 8 – November 10