Geshe Kelsang Wangmo Teachings Nov 8 – 10

Geshe Kelsang Wangmo was the first – and currently only – woman to be awarded a Geshe title (only for monastics, it is equivalent to a PhD in Buddhist philosophy).

In this intensive weekend workshop, Geshe Wangmo explains how to incorporate the Buddha’s teachings into our daily lives so that the teachings don’t remain locked up in books on our bookshelves but rather become become part of how we think and act. Based on her traditional monastic education, Geshe la shows how the Four Noble Truths are relevant to contemporary life and how we can use them to define a balanced, realistic sense of happiness. Topics include the wonders of being alive, developing positive relationships, a discussion about the intricacies of karma and much more.


Friday, November 8th 7:30-9:00 P.M.

Saturday November 9th 10:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M., Lunch break 12:30 to 2:00 P.M. (On your own)

Sunday November 10th 10:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M., Lunch break 12:30 to 2:00 P.M. (On your own)

Tuesday November 12th, 7:30 to 9:00 P.M. Guru Puja with Tsog


Guhyasamaja Buddhist Center
10875 Main St. Unit 108
Fairfax, VA 22030

Additional events with Geshe Wangmo may be added

While attendance for the entire workshop is not required, we encourage you to take advantage of this rare opportunity to learn these core concepts in depth from a highly educated monastic.

The Guhyasamaja Center is run entirely by volunteers and funded only by the generosity of our community.  We suggest a donation of $35  for non-members or $25 for members to create the conditions necessary for us to continue our work. We suggest $10 or $12 per day for members or non-members who can’t participate in the entire weekend. No one will ever be turned away due to lack of funds.

Registration is not required.


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