Eminent Tibetan Buddhism scholar talks about meditation at York

Finding comfort and ease in the nature of mind. Come listen to eminent Tibetan Buddhism scholar Khenpo Sodargye Rinpoche’s lecture on mindfulness.

The talk, Meditation – Finding Comfort and Ease in the Nature of Mind, will take place Friday, Oct. 24, from 3 to 5 pm, at the Senate Chamber, N940 Ross Building, Keele campus. Everyone is welcome to attend. To reserve a seat, go to www.KhenpoinCanada.com.

Poster for Khenpo SodargyeThis is a rare time Rinpoche will deliver a talk in Canada. It is presented by York philosophy Professor Deborah Orr and Adjunct Professor Veronique Tomaszewski of the Departments of Sociology in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies and Glendon College.

Rinpoche is a realized master who has extensively studied the five principal treatises on Madhyamaka, Prajnaparamita, Abhidharma, Vinya and Buddhist logic, and other tantric works such as the Kalachakra. Over the past 15 years, more than a 100 books have been written by him and his disciples who continue to translate the whole Buddha Dharma from Tibetan into Chinese.

Rinpoche is well known in China and an estimated 1.8 million Chinese follow him on Weibo, the Chinese version of Twitter.

Rinpoche presides over more than 10,000 nuns and monks at the Larung Gar Five Sciences Buddhist Academy, the largest monastery in the world. Due to his prolific publications and commentaries, he has been invited to speak at some 100 universities, including Harvard, Planck, Columbia, Washington, Singapore and Hong Kong.

For more information about Rinpoche, visit the Khenpo Sodargye Rinpoche website.