Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche
Mindfulness & Cognitive Therapy
Traleg Kyabgon will compare the Buddhist understanding
of mind with Western psychology and psychotherapy and examine thence of
the Buddhist and Western approaches to the mind with an emphasis on
cognitive therapy. Rinpoche's erudition and thorough understanding of
Western attitudes and cultures make for a stimulating and innovative
contemplation on how best to live a happy and fulfilling life.
Born in Eastern Tibet in 1955, Traleg Kyabgon was recognized as the
ninth incarnation of the Traleg lineage and enthroned as Abbot of
Thrangu Monastery. Rinpoche established E-Vam Institute in New York in
2005 and travels annually to the US to lecture on Buddhism. Rinpoche is the author of such well-loved books as The Essence of Buddhism, Mind at Ease and The Practice of Lojong: Cultivating Compassion through Training the Mind.
The course begins at 9.00am Friday morning and ends at 5.00pm Sunday afternoon. Dormitory-style accommodation is available at E-Vam Institute for $25 per night.
Participants are not required to attend the full ten days of the course. Please contact the office for further information.
E-Vam Buddhist Institute
171 Water Street
Chatham, NY 12037