Thosum Gephelling Institute is devoted to Buddhist teachings and practices in the Mahayana tradition, and charitable outreach work and activities that support the goal expressed often by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama as ” Just be a good person.”
The Tibetan name “Thosum Gephelling” means, a place to learn to increase and expand one’s virtue, and everyone is welcomed at Thosum Gephelling Institute in this noble pursuit.
TGI is dedicated to helping all beings attain wisdom, compassion and happiness through spiritual practice and development in the tradition of the Gelugpa School of Tibetan Buddhism founded by Lama Je Tsongkhapa, the lineage of His Holiness the XIVth Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso. The Spiritual Director of Thosum Gephelling Institute, Geshe Ngawang Singey, received his novice and full monastic vows from His Holiness, a Sera Je Monastic University.
Geshe Ngawang Singey teaches 2 to 4 Sundays a month. On occasion former Tibetan monk, Gary Keiser (Jampa Tenzin) teaches in addition to other qualified guest teachers. The weekly details are sent via e-mail.
This fall 2015, TGI will again sponsor a trip to Dharamsala, India in response to the success of last year’s trip. Please contact us for details.