08
August
10:30 am — 11:30 am
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We practiced daily from March 27th through May 22nd for everyone impacted by COVID 19. We have now moved to a weekly virtual  1 hour practice at 10:30 am CDT on Saturday mornings. Geshe Denma encourages us to continue our daily practice and to come with questions on Saturday.

Geshe Denma has also created a Sipe Gyalmo video.  It can be viewed on our practice support webpage and on  YouTube video.

All are welcome to join him when you can.

To register click on the zoom link below:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAlc-2sqTgsHNDSb9ENgLsIC8XtxjboiNA3

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Geshe Denma Gyaltsen is the resident lama of Ligmincha Texas. He arrived in Houston in January 2016 to serve as Ligmincha Texas’s first resident lama.

Geshe Denma was born in northern Nepal. His father brought him to Menri Monastery, India, regarded as the mother Bon monastery in exile, in 1981 to begin his program of study toward the Geshe degree. He received all the Bon teachings, initiations and transmissions in sutra, tantra and dzogchen from His Holiness Lungtok Tenpai Nyima Rinpoche, the 33rd Menri Trizin, and His Eminence Yongdzin Tenzin Namdak Rinpoche.

When he became a senior student, he was asked to teach philosophy to younger students. He successfully completed this degree program in 1996 and was awarded the Geshe certificate, which is considered equivalent to a Ph.D. in Bön Buddhist philosophy and religion.

Geshe Denma was an accomplished teacher and in 1998 was appointed, with the approval of the Tibetan government in exile, first abbot of Zhu Rishing Yungdrung Kundak-Ling Monastery, a Bon Monastery in Sikkim, India by His Holiness. He served two terms in this capacity until 2003. In addition, from the time he graduated until 2008, Geshe Denma also was active in assisting Geshe Nyima Dakpa with the Bon Children’s Home, which houses many children in Dolanji, India, providing them with food, healthcare and free education.

Details

Date:
August 8
Time:
10:30 am - 11:30 am
CDT
Organizer:
Ligmincha Texas
Phone:
‭(281) 202-5138‬
Email:
info@ligminchatexas.org
Organizer Website:
https://ligminchatexas.org
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until Sat, October 31, 2020