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Sun, November 26, 2017


10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 


Teaching on the Praises to the Twenty-One Taras with Geshe Ngawang Tenley



Today Geshe Tenley will be teaching on the importance and meaning of the Praises to the Twenty-One Taras. This is a wonderful support to our 100,000 Praises to the Twenty-One Taras weekend Retreat on Saturday December 9 and Sunday December 10.

All are welcome to the Sunday morning classes!

If you cannot make it to the Center, you are also welcome to participate from your home by listening online to the live broadcast.


Geshe Ngawang Tenley was born in 1969 and in 1989 began preparation to become a monk under the guidance of his uncle, Geshe Tsulga. He was ordained by the late Gyume Khensur Geshe Urgyen Tseten Rinpoche in 1990 and began the program of studies to become a geshe at Sera Je Monastery. During the course of his studies, he has received many teachings from His Holiness the Dalai Lama as well as other highly qualified masters. In 1998, he received his full ordination (gelong) vows from His Holiness, and in November 2008, after eighteen years of rigorous studies, he completed his final exams to be conferred the geshe degree at Sera Je Monastery. He began teaching at Kurukulla Center in 2009, and was appointed the resident teacher by Lama Zopa Rinpoche in 2010 following the passing away of Geshe Tsulga. His cheerfulness and humility endear him to everyone he meets.