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Venerable Geshe Dadul Namgyal is a leading scholar of Tibetan Buddhist philosophy and a key figure in the development of exchanges between his religious tradition and western scientific education and research. Join us to learn from his unique expertise and experience in bridging Buddhist thought and practice with contemporary science and psychology

A Role for Meditation in the Management of Anxiety and Depression presented by Geshe Dadul Namgyal

Saturday September 23, 2017
2:00-4:00 pm

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Geshe Dadul Namgyal

Venerable Geshe Dadul Namgyal is a leading scholar of Tibetan Buddhist philosophy, and a key figure in the development of exchanges between his religious tradition and western scientific education and research. Join us to learn from his unique expertise and experience in bridging Buddhist thought and practice with contemporary science and psychology.

Geshe Dadul Namgyal’s training at Drepung Loseling Monastery culminated in the highest academic degree conferred in Tibetan Buddhism, the Geshe Lharampa, in 1992. He then served for many years as the Principal of the Monastic School for Modern Education at Drepung Loseling Monastery, and as a Lecturer in the Department of Indo-Tibetan Buddhism at the Central University of Tibetan Studies in Sarnath, India. He also holds a Master’s degree in English Literature from Panjab University, Chandigarh, India, and has served as an editor of several Tibetan journals. From 2007-2010, Geshe Dadul served as the auxiliary English language translator for His Holiness the Dalai Lama for religious topics and has traveled extensively in this capacity throughout the world. Geshe Dadul has been a Spiritual Director and Senior Teacher in Residence for dharma centers in the United States, based since 2010 at Drepung Loseling Monastery, Inc. in Atlanta.

Geshe Dadul Namgyal has been the convener, interpreter, and/or speaker for numerous conferences and forums exploring the interface of Buddhism with modern science, western philosophy and psychology. Since 2010, he has held positions with the Emory-Tibet Science Initiative at Emory University. One of his projects there is preparing a six-year comprehensive science curriculum for monks and nuns, to be taught within their monasteries and nunneries. Geshe Dadul advises project staff on Tibetan cultural issues, and is the lead translator for the Emory-Tibet Science Initiative.

Geshe Dadul is also a published author and translator whose works include a Tibetan translation of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Power of Compassion, and a language manual, Learn English through Tibetan, in addition to a critical edition of Tsongkhapa’s Speech of Gold, among others publications. His translation into Tibetan of Prof. Jay Garfield’s Western Idealism and Its Critics (nub phyogs pa’i sems gtso’i grub mtha’ dang der rgol ba rnams kyi lugs) was published in 2010.

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