BANGALORE: A two-day introductory teachings on Buddhism for college students was held at Sera Jey monastery’s Yega Choeling centre on 27-28 October. It was jointly organised by the Chief Representative Office in Bangalore and Sera Jey monastery based in Bylakuppe Tibetan settlement.
Khenpo Lobsang Delek of Sera Jey monastery inaugurated the programme. He said, “as per the advice of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the new generation of Tibetans must become 21st century Buddhists. Therefore, education as well as a firm belief in Buddhism is important.”
Important teachings on Buddhism such as the Four Noble Truths (Denpa Shi ), Inter-dependent Origination ( Tendrel Namshag) as well as holistic ways of reducing anger, and modern scientific findings in Buddhist philosophies were taught.
Resource persons at the two-day programme include Kyabje Khangser Rinpoche, Geshe Nyima Tashi, Geshe Tsewang Topden among others.
The participants were urged to continue their study of Buddhism and a certificate of merit was presented to them on the last day.