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Gelong Thubten

A Monk’s Guide for Young People SOLD OUT

Gelong Thubten

Saturday, 30 March 2019

2:00pm

1 hour

St Cross College

£7

Buddhist monk, meditation trainer and author Gelong Thubten offers young people advice on retaining an independent mind and avoiding some of the stresses and dangers of social media and daily life.

Thubten was ordained as a Tibetan Buddhist monk in 1993 and is a pioneer in mindfulness meditation teaching. He has recently been involved in a project with Welsh schools to develop an app that helps children to learn mindfulness and combat rising mental health issues among the young.

Thubten was ordained as a Tibetan Buddhist monk in 1993 at Kagyu Samye Ling in the Borders of Scotland, Europe’s oldest and largest Tibetan Buddhist monastery, and is a pioneer in mindfulness meditation teaching. He has more than 20 years’ experience teaching in businesses, hospitals, schools, universities, prisons and counselling centres and works with the likes of Google and LinkedIn. He worked with Benedict Cumberbatch and Tilda Swinton as the meditation consultant on the movie, Dr Strange and with Ruby Wax and neuroscientist Ash Ranpura on How to be Human: the Manual.

Age: all the family

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FT Weekend Title partner BBC World Service International radio partner Oxford Martin School Festival ideas partner Bodleian Libraries Festival cultural partner University of Oxford New College Jewish Book Week Partner of Jewish programme Italian Embassy Supporter of Italian programme Irish Embassy, London Supporters of the Irish programme MIT Press MIT Press. Sponsors of the programme of American literature and culture The Dorchester Hotels Collection Festival London hotel partner Blackwell’s Festival on-site and online bookseller Princeton University Press British Academy Festival academic partner Ian and Carol Sellars Emily Rose and James Marrow Lady Hatch Patron donor for the programme of Irish literature and culture George Warren Mary and Cecil Quillen Jesus College Worcester College Worcester College Lincoln College Lincoln College St Hilda’s College 10th St Hilda's day at the festival St Cross College St Cross College The Feathers Hotel Macdonald Bear Hotel Critchleys The Royal Society of Literature Royal Literary Fund Felicity Bryan Associates Oxford University Press Conference Oxford University of Oxford Mathematical Institute Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies University of Oxford Alumni Office Alumni Office Said Business School Bear Ram Elk Festival Digital Strategy & Web Design BBC Radio Oxford Local radio partner The Oxford Times Regional media partner Oxford Brookes University Oxford University Images Oxford University Images The Sheldonian Theatre Floris of London City Audio Visual Sloane Club British Humanist Association Schoolreaders Oxford City Council The Litmus Partnership K T Bruce Photography K T Bruce Photography OX magazine History of War All About History Steer Oxford Botanic Garden