We are delighted to welcome Geshe Sonam Ngodup and his language interpreter Khedrup back to Canada and to Lama Yeshe Ling! We are so fortunate that Geshe Sonam will be volunteering to teach and offer spiritual guidance.
Geshe Sonam is very well loved by his students and is known for being a warm, patient and approachable teacher. Geshe-la is an inspiring example of how to bring the Dharma into practice.
Venerable Geshe Sonam was born in Kardze, Kham in 1968, crossed the Himalays to come to India to become a monk when he was 13 years old. He graduated with distinction as a Lharampa Geshe Sera Je monastery (much more than a doctorate). After this he studied tantric philosophy and ritual at Gyume Tantric College. Geshe Sonam has taught at the Maitraiya Institute in the Netherlands, at Nalanda Monastery in France and as a visiting teacher at various FPMT centres in Europe and here at Lama Yeshe Ling.