The Eight Verses for Training the Mind
Sat 15 & Sun 16 Sept
The eight verses for training the mind is a teaching of Geshe Langri Tangpa, a Tibetan lama who lived in the eleventh century. It belongs to the lojong category and explains how to use our relationships with people, our difficulties with others, as the path to freedom.
Bio of Lama Tsondru
Lama Tsöndru is a disciple of Ákong Rinpoché and Tai Situ Rinpoché, and was ordained in 1987. She completed the traditional 3 year 3 month retreat twice at Kagyu Samye Ling Monastery. In total, she has completed more than 12 years of cloistered retreat. In June 2001, Akong Tulku Rinpoché granted her the title of Lama. Lama Tsöndru is the director of Samye Ling centres in Spain, and the co-founder of Kagyu Samye Dechi Ling Monastery.
She has been teaching for more than 25 years at centres in Spain, Europe, America and Africa. Lama Tsondru is highly appreciated for her direct, clear and enjoyable way of imparting the Buddha’s teachings. Her weekly Dharma teachings in Spanish are broadcast on YouTube where she has thousands of followers.