khenpo kalsang gyaltsenVenerable Khenpo Kalsang Gyaltsen is returning to teach in Wausau at First UU Church, 504 Grant St.

On Friday, September 16 at 7:00 PM he will talk about transforming our perceptions and developing Buddha wisdom and the five aggregates as related to the five dhyani Buddhas.

On Saturday, September 17th he will lead an all day retreat, from 9:00AM to 4:00PM on “Freedom from stress and fear: a Buddhist perspective.” The day’s program will include teachings and meditation. A vegetarian lunch will be provided. Admission to both events is by donation. A suggested donation of $10 for Friday night and $30-$60 for the all day retreat.

Khenpo Kalsang is the vice-president of the Temple of All-Encompassing Great Compassion, the U.S. Headquarters of the Sakya Order of Tibetan Buddhism. He is a widely recognized and accomplished teacher and translator of Tibetan Buddhism. Born in Tibet, he is learned in sutra and tantra and has spent long periods in meditative retreat.

Khenpo’s American students appreciate his detailed grasp of Tibetan Buddhism, but are also inspired by his kind and caring demeanor. KK inspires others to follow his path just by his presence This is a rare opportunity to experience the scholarship and wise, serene aura of our very accomplished teacher.