Venerable Tsering Phuntsok, a Tibetan Buddhist monk from Nepal, will be in Owensboro on March 23 to present a talk on “How to Make Peace with the World.”
The event will take place at 7 p.m. in Duffy Auditorium at Brescia University. The event is open to the public and co-sponsored by Brescia University, the Owensboro World Affairs Council, and the Owensboro Human Relations Commission.
Tsering Phuntsok has travelled the world to spread compassion and teach about Tibetan culture, monastic life, and dharma. For more than 30 years, he has studied and practiced Tibetan Buddhism through traditional scriptures, ritual practices, and retreats. He has also helped develop health and water projects for Tibetan refugees, hosted international groups in India and Nepal for cultural exchange and volunteer programs, and has provided instruction in Buddhism and meditation for students across the globe.
During his trip to Owensboro, Tsering Phuntsok will also provide a presentation on happiness at the Daviess Country Public Library, conduct a workshop on tonglen meditation for the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Owensboro, visit with the Ursuline Sisters at Mount St. Joseph, meet with Brescia University social work students, and more.