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An EXCEPTIONAL Opportunity 

Exceptional opportunity to join a complete Lamrim Chenmo course at Nalanda Monastery, FRANCE
A two years long course, starting in January 2021 up to December 2022
Led by Geshe Lobsang Jamphel, the monastery’s abbot and Geshe Losel

A life-changing experience

Have a life-changing experience by joining this Lamrim course here at Nalanda Monastery. The Lamrim, or Graduated Path, presents all the aspects of Buddhist thought, meditation and approach to the world in a structure manner, such that earlier stages form the basis for higher stages. This course will, therefore, offer you new and liberating ways of thinking about your life and the world we live in, as well as present you with meditations and practical applications for your daily life. Taught here is the Lamrim Chenmo, or the Great Graduated Path, written by the renowned Tibetan Master Lama Tsongkhapa in the 15th Century. This particular text is his most elaborate version of the topic and holds many precious details not found in other, more concise, texts. It contains all the practical instructions for generating the realizations of the path to enlightenment, by combining the extensive and profound lineages of the great Nalanda masters of the past.

The first part: January to June 2021

The first part will cover the topics all the way from Guru devotion, through death and rebirth, karma, ethical behaviour, renunciation and bodhicitta, right up to the Joyous Effort section.  The emphasis will be on the practical approach; in addition, there will be regular meditations as well as discussion periods to help you integrate the material. These topics will be taught by Geshe Losel.

The second part: September 2021 to December 2022

The second part will be taught by our abbot, Geshe Lobsang Jamphal, who is well-known for the clarity and depth of his explanations.  Here, you will have the opportunity to delve in-depth into the study and meditation of these important topics, calm abiding and special insight. Such an opportunity is indeed rare and precious, not to be missed for those who have a strong aspiration to follow the Mahayana path.

About the teachers on this course

geshe jamphel

After graduating as a Lharampa Geshe in Sera-je Monastery (India), Geshe Jamphel came to France in 2001, and has been teaching here ever since.

Starting in 2008, Geshe-la taught a five-year Basic Program, followed by seven years of the FPMT Master’s Program, a demanding course which involves studying some of the major texts  in buddhist philosophy.

Read more about Geshe Jamphel...



geshe losel

Geshe Losel (Ven. Graham Woodhouse) studied philosophy for seventeen years in the Dialectic School (India), and since then, spent most of his time in retreat and translating texts.

He joined our community three years ago and goes to dharma centres to teach and guide meditations.

This will be a two-year course, Mondays to Fridays. Being a monastic institution for monks, the monastery is able to offer accommodation to men. We can also offer advice for women looking to live in the surrounding area.

Daily schedule

From Monday to Friday:

- Lamrim meditation
- Teaching
- Discussion group

More details to come.


January to June 2021:
July to August 2021:
September 2021 to mid-December 2021:
Mid-December 2021 to mid-January 2022:
Mid-January 2022 to June 2022:
July to August 2022:
September 2022 to mid-December 2022:
Lamrim Chenmo course
Summer Break
Lamrim Chenmo course
Winter break
Lamrim Chenmo course
Summer Break
Lamrim Chenmo course


Accomodation and Fees

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If you could be interested please contact us: lamrimchenmo@nalanda-monastery.eu


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