Robert AF Thurman

Robert AF Thurman

Robert Thurman is Professor of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies at Columbia University as well as co-founder and President of Tibet House U.S. and its Menla retreat and spa in service of H. H. the Dalai Lama and the people of Tibet. A close friend of the Dalai Lama’s for over 50 years, he is a leading world-wide lecturer on Tibetan Buddhism, a passionate activist for the plight of the Tibetan people, a skilled translator of Buddhist texts, and inspiring writer of popular Buddhist books. His most recent book is the newly published 300 page graphic novel, Man of Peace: the Illustrated Life Story of the Dalai Lama of Tibet. In partnership with Nena Thurman and other teachers and dedicated contributors, he now focuses on making Tibet House US and its Menla retreat and spa a global center for the promotion, study and practice of Tibetan Buddhist healing arts and sciences of body, mind, and spirit, dedicated as a complement to the vast life work of its patron, His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

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Upcoming Programs by Robert AF Thurman

Buddha & The Yogi/nis 2017 Retreat with Richard Freeman + Mary Taylor

Buddha & the Yogis: the Divine Feminine

Also With Richard Freeman and Mary Taylor

July 16 - 23, 2017
Richard Freeman

Buddha & the Yogis: the Divine Feminine (Weekend)

Also With Richard Freeman and Mary Taylor

July 21 - 23, 2017
Kalachakra Study & Practice Intensive Retreat 2017 NY

Kālachakra Study & Practice Intensive

Also With Kim Desrosiers, Michael G. Burbank and Michele Loew

July 23 - 26, 2017
Real Love Retreat with Sharon Salzberg, Robert Thurman & Krishna Das at Menla

Real Love: Buddhist & Bhakti Practices of the Heart

Also With Krishna Das and Sharon Salzberg

September 21 - 24, 2017
Shaman + Siddhas 2017

Shamans & Siddhas: Meeting at the Crossroads of Shamanism & Tantra

Also With Isa Gucciardi

October 5 - 8, 2017