Retreat Teacher, Gen Kelsang Tharpa
GEN THARPA is a close disciple of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso and a senior teacher of the New Kadampa Tradition who has been teaching Modern Buddhism in Spain, Portugal and England for over 30 years. He has great ability to convey the profound Buddhist path of wisdom and compassion with clarity and the depth that comes from his personal experience. Both beginners and more senior students enjoy Gen Tharpas profound understanding of Dharma as well as his simplicity, wise counsel and good sense of humour. He is a living example of how to practice the Kadampa way of life in the modern world.
The meditation retreat sessions will be held in the Meditation Temple at KMC Spain. The Temple is dedicated to peace in the world and provides the perfect environment to develop inner peace through meditation by applying Buddhist wisdom to everyday life. The shrine of the Temple contains inspiring Buddhist statues and seating during the retreat is on chairs or on cushions on the floor.