Universal ethics and the ancient science of mind: principal commitments of His Holiness the Dalai Lama

19aug19:0020:30Universal ethics and the ancient science of mind: principal commitments of His Holiness the Dalai Lama


(Fredag) 19:00 - 20:30(GMT-11:00)

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This evening Geshe Dorji Damdul will give a public talk on the Principal Commitments of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. They are promoting world peace, universal values, and warmheartedness, harmony among religious traditions, preservation of Tibetan culture and language which are tightly connected to the ancient Indian Nalanda tradition, as well as revival of ancient Indian knowledge about the mind among young Indians.

Geshe la will shed a light on the importance of universal ethics for world peace, and what His Holiness the Dalai Lama means by universal or secular ethics as well as enlighten us about the value and depth of the ancient Indian science of mind which was refined, studied, and practiced by great Indian scholars such as Nagarjuna, Chandrakirti, Shantideva.

Practical information and how to register

Course dates: August 19
Weekday: Friday
Time: 19.00-20.30
Language: English
Location: At the center and online. When you have purchased a ticket you will receive an email with the link to the Zoom meeting.
Donation-based: 50 kr / 100 kr / 150 kr / 200 kr – all donations will be sent to the teacher
Last day of registration: 5 minutes prior
Registration/Buy ticket: You register for the course by purchasing a ticket here on the website, see “Tickets” below.



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  • Geshe Dorji Damdul

    Geshe Dorji Damdul

    In 1988, Geshe Dorji Damdul joined the Institute of Buddhist Dialectics, Dharamsala and went on to gained his Geshe Lharampa Degree in 2002 from Drepung Loseling Monastic University. He then joined Gyudmed Tantric College for Tantric studies. In 2003, recommended by the Office of H.H. the Dalai Lama Geshi La studied English language at Cambridge University, England UK.

    Appointed as translator to H.H. the Dalai Lama since 2005, he also translates texts such as Arya Nagarjuna’s “Mulamadyamikakarika” (Fundamental Wisdom of the Middle Way), Acharya Shantideva’s “Bodhicaryavatara” (Wisdom Chapter). Geshi La has co-authored, scientific, philosophical, Buddhist and secular books with prominent professors in the UK and USA as well as with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.

    Since 2011 Geshe La has served as Director of Tibet House, Cultural Centre, New Delhi where he gives weekly teaching Buddhist philosophy, psychology, logic and practice. He has also lectured at Delhi University and presented papers for National and International Conferences held in Delhi and Mumbai and is presently writing two books; “Journey into the Paradox of Brain and Mind” and “What Constitutes the Ultimate Reality: The Effects of Understanding the Ultimate Reality.”

    Geshe la’s passion is to help students gain deep understanding of the Nalanda tradition of Buddhist philosophy and imbue that knowledge with the heart of Bodhichitta, so that practitioners can transform their own continuum into the path of enlightenment. Geshe la’s knowledge of science and interactions with world renowned physicist give him the unique ability to teach Buddhist philosophy with a modern twist that many of his non-Tibetan students appreciate.

    URL https://tibethouse.in & https://bodhiwisdom.org