Green Tara is the embodiment of wisdom and compassion, beloved for her power to protect beings from fear and reverse unfavorable conditions. Meditating on Tara helps awaken our innate enlightened qualities. Lama Gyaltsen will teach the meaning and visualizations of this profound practice.
Lama Gyaltsen was born in 1968 in Darjeeling, India. He became a monk at the age offive after his parents were advised by the great Nyingmapa Lama, Chadral Rinpoche. Lama Gyaltsen’s root teacher is Dorje Chang Kalu Rinpoche. He grew up in Kalu Rinpoche’s monastery, Samdrup Darjay Ling in Sonada, as one of Rinpoche’s first fifteen monk-students.
He completed the traditional Three Year Retreat in the Karma Kagyu and Shangpa Kagyu traditions at Kalu Rinpoche’s monasteryand for some time after coming out of retreat extended his meditation practice, alone, in the solitude of the mountains behind the monastery.
Lama Gyaltsen represents the new generation of Tibetan Buddhist teachers in the West. He is an exceptional teacher, accessible, articulate, artistic, humorous, a master story-teller, and keenly aware of the importance of mixing pure spiritual practice with the complexities of high-tech, modern every-day life.
Lama Gyaltsen is the Spiritual Director of the Maui Dharma Center in Hawaii.
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