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Tibetan Monk Geshe Thupten Phelgye, PhD & student of His Holiness the Dalai Lama

2 to 4PM

An Intimate Evening with
Tibetan Monk Geshe Thupten Phelgye, PhD, student of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and a former member for ten years in the Tibetan Parliament in Exile
during his current Teaching Tour

Dr. Geshe Thupten Phelgye led his family across the Himalayas to escape the invading Chinese army. Tonight he will talk about his amazing life encompassing his personal story of a journey to freedom, his service to his country in exile, his spiritual path, and share insights into his vision of “Compassion for all Beings.”

At the urging of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Geshe Phelgye successfully ran for the Tibetan Parliament in Exile and served two terms totaling ten years. He meditated in the mountains in India for five years and taught in the U.S. at Gonzaga and Eastern Washington Universities.

Geshe-la speaks English so the presentation will be in English and it will be interactive as he is interviewed by the moderator and answers questions from the audience.

Please feel free to personally greet him before or after the presentation.

This current tour of
Geshe-la's is sponsored by Dharma Voices for Animals ( while all proceeds go to his organization, the Universal Compassion Foundation ( to raise support for various humanitarian causes. Suggested Donation of $15-$25 is accepted (no one turned away for the lack of funds).

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