- This event has passed.
Online: Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe continues teachings on Pramanavarttika
October 2, 2021 @ 8:30 am - October 8, 2021 @ 10:30 am PDT
Geshe Thabke has generously added one more teaching!
Thursday, October 14, 8:30 am
Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe teaches daily, streamed on YouTube Live
October 2-8 & 11-14
8:30-10:30 am Pacific Time
supported by Deer Park Monastery’s resident interpreter Katrina Brooks
Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe has offered to teach for three more days to finish his wonderful explanation on Chapter 2 of Indian Master Dharmakirti’s text on Buddhist reasoning, Pramanavarttika, the commentary on Master Dignaga’s Compendium of Valid Cognition.
We rejoice esteemed scholar Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe’s generosity. This is a rare and precious transmission of a profound text by a profound teacher.
Pramanavarttika is considered one of the most important texts in Tibetan Buddhist education. By presenting the reasonings to prove the Buddha as a reliable guide, it lays out the rational arguments to establish past and future lives and that enlightenment is possible. It also presents the logical frameworks followed to this day in Tibetan Buddhist debate.
This is an advanced course in Buddhist philosophy. Prepare ahead and catch up with Geshela’s previous teachings from 2018, 2019, and 2020.
Complete the registration form for the online event.
For more information write the office or call 509-447-5549.
Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe teaches daily, 8:30-10:30 am Pacific Time, broadcast on YouTube Live.
More about Geshe Thabkhe
Geshe Thabkhe is a celebrated scholar and teacher. Born in 1930, he became a monk at 13, trained at Drepung Loseling Monastery in Tibet, and completed his Geshe Lharampa degree in India after escaping the Communist occupation. Geshela is an emeritus professor at the Central University of Tibetan Studies in Sarnath, India. Read a full biography.
Katrina Brooks, interpreter, has a master’s degree in Religious Studies from University of Chicago. She studied Tibetan language at Rangjung Yeshe institute in Nepal and at Maitripa College. Katrina is the resident translator at Deer Park Buddhist Center in Wisconsin interprets for Geshe Tenzin Dorjee and Geshe Tenzin Sherab, as well as for Ganden Tripa Rinpoche, Lobsang Tenzin