A Direct Path to One's Essential Being with Gerardo Abboud November 17 – 19, 2017

A Special DGCEC Retreat Offering…

Direct Path to One’s Essential Being with Gerardo Abboud

November 17 – 19, 2017

Drepung Gomang Center for Engaging Compassion is honored to welcome back to Louisville Gerardo Abboud, a respected dharma author, and teacher in both English and Spanish. Gerardo is president and teacher of the Dongyuling Center in Argentina and has served as translator for many lamas, including being His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s interpreter in Latin America since 1992.



“A Direct Path to One’s Essential Being” Meditation RetreatSaturday, Nov 18, 8:30am – 5:30pm and Sun, Nov 19, 8:30-Noon with meditation sessions before each of three dharma talks.  Based on the text “The Refined Gold of Instruction on Mahamudra” by Khamtrul Rinpoche 3rd, this retreat offers a focused time to investigate the conditions we must create to penetrate the layers of confusion and emotional afflictions and to connect with our immaculate nature.

Retreat and Talk:  $150 by 10/21; $185 following; special rate for registered DGCEC members (call or come by).

Some partial scholarships are available:  call 502-614-5616 or email [email protected].


“Forming Habits for Happiness” Public Talk, Friday, Nov 177-9pm

Public Talk only:  $20 or $10 for students and elders

REGISTER HERE or by phone at 502-614-5616.