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Geshe Thubten Sherab


Geshe Sherab was born in Manang, Nepal in 1967, the second of five sons. He began attending Kopan Monastery at the age of 9 in 1976/1977, ordained by Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche and given the ordained name Thubten Sherab.

After 10 years of study at Kopan, he went to Sera Je Monastery in South India for further studies and graduated as Geshe at the end of 1999. He then joined Gyume Tantric College for a year. After that he taught young monks at Kopan for a year.

In 2001 he was sent by Lama Zopa Rinpoche to New Mexico to serve and help at International Office of FPMT and teach at Thubten Norbu Ling in Santa Fe and Ksiti Garba Center in Taos. He also served as an FPMT Board Member for 2 years during that period.

In December, 2003 he returned to Nepal to do his own practices. In 2006 he was appointed as Head Master of Kopan monastery and he served in that position for 4 years till he resigned in begining of 2010. He served at Kopan as acting Abbot for a year in 2011 when the late Guru Khensur Rinpoche Lama Lhundup became ill.

He has been teaching at Kopan during the annual meditation courses as well as traveling and teaching around the world in the US, Canada, many parts of Europe, Asia, Mexico, Guatamala and Australia.

Public Talk
Working With Negative Emotions
Friday April 21

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
University Center Room 225
Free and open to the public


Weekend Workshop
Antidotes to Our Afflictions

Attachment and Anger
Saturday April 22
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Light vegetarian lunch provided.

Ignorance
Sunday April 23
10:00 am - Noon


Field Trip to Garden of 1,000 Buddhas
Sunday April 23
1:00 - 4:00 pm

Meet at the Center and car pool to Arlee


Evening Talk
Getting Started
on the Buddhist Path

Question and Answer session for Dharma students
Monday April 24
6:30 - 8:00 pm

Click here to download a PDF of our flyer for Geshe Sherab

Donations cover expenses and offering to the Teacher.

For more information, please call Bob at (406) 543-2207

All are welcome!


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