With Venerable Gyalten Samten
“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” – Dalai Lama
Compassion is the ability to see the deep connectedness between ourselves and others.
Can we increase our compassion quotient with practice? How do we open our hearts to those who do us harm?
Join us to explore the tools and techniques from the ancient wisdom of Buddha Dharma to cultivate your very true nature- a Compassionate heart.
Venerable Gyalten Samten met His Holiness, Dalai Lama in 2001 at Dharamsala. She was deeply influenced by the Buddhist philosophy and the concept of Boddhicitta.
She gave up her successful Bollywood career to embrace her inner- calling to be a 'nun' in 2012. Following the advice of her Guru, Venerable Thubten Zopa Rinpoche she took monastic vows with His Eminence Venerable Choden Rinpoche at Sera Monastery, Karnataka, India.
(Trivia has it that she is one of the first Indian woman be a nun in the Tibetan Monastic tradition from the non-Himalayan belt of India)
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