Geshe Pema Dorjee
2010 U.S.A. Tour
May 28 – 29
How to Cultivate Compassion
The Tibet House
Creating Meaning and Happiness in Your Life
Hutton House Lectures
Long Island University
Development from a Monk’s Perspective:
A Tibetan Refugee’s Experiences in Northeast India
SAIS Johns Hopkins University
School of Advanced International Studies
1740 Massachusetts Ave. NW
The Meaning of Life
Is there a meaning or purpose of life?
If so, what is a meaningful or purposeful life?
Can happiness bring meaning to life?
Can meaning bring happiness to life?
What is Happiness and How can it be Attained?
Is happiness the fulfillment of desire?
Can we achieve lasting happiness?
If so, how?
Causes of Suffering
What do we mean by suffering?
What is the role of our own emotions in causing our suffering?
The 3 poisons: anger, ignorance, and “attachment”
Eliminating Suffering: taming the mind
Can we really control our thoughts or emotions?
What are the antidotes for anger, ignorance, and “attachment?”
What is Buddhism?
Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art
(for Honors High School students)
338 Lighthouse Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10306
What is mindfulness (and what can it do for me)?
Meditation: it’s not what you think!
Equanimity: the tranquility base
June 11 - 12
Introduction to the 37 Practices of the Bodhisattva
Sponsored by Jhammtse International Inc.
Harvey Wheeler Center, Concord, MA
June 14 - 15
June 16 - 17
Attaining Greater Loving-Kindness and Compassion
What do these terms really mean?
How can greater loving-kindness and compassion be attained?
Can a meaningful life be achieved without developing loving-kindness and compassion?
What is wisdom?
What is the nature of “self?”
Connectedness: does anything exist independently?
What is Emptiness and what does it have to do with wisdom?