Drepung Loseling Institute - Spiritual Development Program
Drepung Loseling Institute, an affiliate of Emory University
  Mindfulness, Compassion and the Cultivation of Well-Being
  with Geshe Lobsang Tenzin, PhD

Combining a rich Buddhist contemplative tradition with emerging scientific findings to expose attendees to a new way to cultivate a strong and effective meditation practice to enhance one’s quality of life.



Geshe Lobsang will teach an eight-week course on Mindfulness, Compassion and the Cultivation of Well-Being starting on April 3. He will be drawing on essential points of convergence and contradictions from western Scientific and medical studies and that of the Buddhist traditions of mindfulness and compassion based on his rich experience of teaching and research in these fields. The course is scheduled once a week on Thursdays between April 3 and May 11 The course fee is $275 for non-members and $220 for members. Registration forms are available in our Gallery. And registration closes on April 1.


Geshe Lobsang Tenzin was born in Kinnaur, a small Himalayan kingdom adjoining Tibet. At the age of 14 he received his ordination from His Holiness the Dalai Lama and began training at the Buddhist School of Dialectics, the private school of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala for seven years.

In 1985, Geshe Lobsang entered the Drepung Loseling Monastic College to continue his training in Southern India. In 1991, he was sent to Atlanta by the Monastery to establish and oversee the development of Drepung Loseling Institute that serves as the North American seat of Drepung Loseling Monastery. In 1994, he was awarded the degree of Geshe Lharampa, the highest degree of learning in Tibetan Buddhism, from Drepung Loseling Monastery.

Geshe Lobsang received his Ph.D. from Emory's Graduate Institute for the Liberal Arts in 1999. His dissertation centered on traditional Buddhist and contemporary Western approaches to emotions and their impact on health. He serves as Spiritual Director of Drepung Loseling Institute and teaches as a senior lecturer at Emory University, where he continues to engage in on-going research on mind/body medicine and the function of meditation in promoting health and well-being.

  For Information, please call: 770-938-9709 
or e-mail us at:  center@drepung.org