Buddhist & Healing Guide
Gen Lobsang Namgyel-la is a senior Western monk who left his home in Australia when young to live in India and Nepal for Buddhist study. Over the last 30 years, Venerable has been traveling extensively to teach Buddhism worldwide.
Venerable Namgyel has extensive knowledge of the Stages on the Path to Enlightenment (Tibetan: Lamrim), which is a Tibetan Buddhist text presenting ALL the teachings of Shakyamuni Buddha in a sequence that leads us to the understanding and realisations of the Buddhist path.
What is the uniqueness of Gen Namgyel-la's teachings?
Gen Namgyel-la combines authentic teachings with western psychology. Venerable's humour and laugh is said by many people to make them feel happy and blessed.
Shares the belief in a non-sectarian approach to offer Dharma education in an authentic and 21st century way.
Provides practical advice for individual spiritual growth and healing.
Explains difficult concepts in an easy way that everyone could easily understand and immediately apply in their daily life.
Gen Lobsang Namgyel-la's Lineage
Gen Namgyel-la's teachers include such great masters as Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Geshe Lama Konchog, Khensur Rinpoche Lama Lhundrup, Choden Rinpoche, Gen Lamrimpa, Geshe Sonam Rinchen, Denma Locho Rinpoche, and Choeding Rinpoche. Gen-la has completed four years of Lam Rim retreats and many tantric retreats. Venerable Namgyel had the honour of being the tutor to Lama Osel Rinpoche who is the reincarnation of Lama Thubten Yeshe, the founder of the FPMT.
Gen Namgyel-la believes that spiritual practice should not be bound by labels of religion or tradition. Instead we should respect and appreciate our different approaches while adhering to our true lineage teachings, reaching back to Shakyamuni Buddha.
We welcome all people to join us, for the benefit of all sentient beings.
Geshe Tenzin Zopa's message to Gen Namgyel-la, 2021
Geshe Tenzin Zopa is a highly respected geshe, with the FPMT, and has been friends with Venerable Lobsang Namgyel since 1986.