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Fri, 26 Apr



Tibetan Language Beginners' Course - with Drukthar Gyal

A new Tibetan Beginners Course will be every Friday starting from the 26th of April until the 14th June. This course will focus on reading the Tibetan Script and pronunciation.

Tibetan Language Beginners' Course - with Drukthar Gyal
Tibetan Language Beginners' Course - with Drukthar Gyal

Time & Location

26 Apr 2024, 17:00 – 18:00

London, 15 Spa Rd, London SE16 3SA, UK

About the event

This is an eight week course.

In this Beginners' Course students will become familiar with the Tibetan alphabet and learn to read and write, thus enabling them to use the language in their own recitations and practice sessions. This is a 8 week course starting on the 26th April, this course will run every Friday from 5-6 PM until the 14th of June. 

The seven sessions of this course will be, 26th April, 3rd May, 10th May, 17th May, 24th May, 31st May, 7th June, 14th June It is strongly recommended that students go to every class of this 8 week course. By booking for this, you are booking for all seven sessions. 

Tibetan is one of the four major languages for students of Buddhism, along with Sanskrit, Pali, and Chinese. Learning the Tibetan language is therefore an important gateway which opens the door to the treasure-house of the Dharma, eventually providing a deeper understanding of the Buddhist texts and teachings.

The emphasis of this course is to enable the student to read and write through learning the basics of the alphabet, spelling, and grammar, so that they can start to use the Tibetan language for their own Dharma practice.

About  Drukthar Gyal: Drukthar was born in Tibet, grew up in India and did further studies in the United Kingdom. He graduated from the University of Westminster and Edinburgh. He was a former Tibetan language teacher at Tibet House, Culture Centre of His Holiness The Dalai Lama in Delhi. He is an experienced Tibetan language Teacher with excellent knowledge of Tibetan language, literature and Tibetan culture.

Please Note: The number of participants for this course is limited. We ask that students seriously commit to attend all the classes to the best of their ability, and also set time aside for homework. The benefit will be worth your efforts. A list of what to bring to the class will be emailed to participants.

Registration Fee

  • Beginners Tibetan Course

    This ticket is valid for all seven classes




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