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Geshe Dadul Namgyal Teaches

September 22 @ 6:30 pm - September 28 @ 1:00 pm PDT

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We’re delighted to share a full week of teachings by

Geshe Dadul Namgyal

One Hundred and Eight Verses Praising Great Compassion
A Precious Crystal Rosary

By Bhikshu Lobsang Tayang

We’re delighted that Geshe Dadul will share his humor, love for the Dharma, and penetrating insight in a series of teachings on this beautiful 19th Century text. Said to be a favorite text of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, “One Hundred and Eight Verses Praising Great Compassion” offers inspiring guidance on the reasonings and methods for developing compassion.

Find the root text here.

The course will be available online and in-person.

Register here for the online course. See in-person registration details below.

Prepare by watching any of Geshe Dadul’s past courses on our YouTube channel.


Here is the general retreat schedule, subject to slight change as the date gets closer.

Wednesday, Sept 22
Afternoon Arrival for in-person retreatants
6:30 – 8:00pm Teaching with Geshe Dadul
Thursday – Monday, Sept 23 – 27
5:30 – 7:00am Morning meditation
9:00 – 10:30 Teaching with Geshe Dadul
11:00 – 11:50 Meditation session
2:00 – 3:30pm Discussion groups with Abbey residents on Fri and Sunday;
Q&A with Geshe Dadul on Thurs, Sat, Mon
4:00 – 5:30 Teaching with Geshe Dadul
7:00 – 8:15 Evening meditation  (offline)
Tues, Sept 28
5:30 – 7:00am Meditation practice
9:00 – 10:30 Teachings with Geshe Dadul & Thanking
11:00 – 11:50 Meditation session
12:00 – 1:00pm Lunch – In-person retreat ends

To attend in person

A maximum of 20 guests may attend this retreat in person. You must be fully vaccinated and register in advance. Complete the registration form for the in-person event.

Scan and send proof of your full vaccination to the office when you send in the registration form to the Abbey Office.

There may be a waiting list, so please let us know well in advance if your registration is accepted but you can’t attend.

Please do not come if you have any of the following symptoms: fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea.

About Geshe Dadul Namgyal

Geshe Dadul Namgyal is a prominent Tibetan Buddhist scholar. He holds a Geshe Lharampa degree (doctorate) in Buddhism and Philosophy from the Drepung Monastic University and a Master’s degree in English Literature from Panjab University in India.

Geshe-la is an author, professor, translator, and has served as auxiliary interpreter for His Holiness and Dalai Lama. He is now involved with Drepung Loseling Monastery-Emory University partnership where he is preparing a six-year curriculum in Modern Science for Tibetan monasteries and nunneries. Read his full biography.



September 22 @ 6:30 pm PDT
September 28 @ 1:00 pm PDT
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Newport, WA 99156 United States
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