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Tibetan monk Phelgye will teach EWU winter seminar


This fall, students in Eastern Washington University’s Department of Psychology will spend Thursday afternoons learning principles of compassion and practice from a world-renowned scholar and teacher - Venerable Geshe Thupten Phelgye (Geh-shay Toop-ten Pel-gay).

A Tibetan monk, Phelgye is founder of the Universal Compassion Movement (UMC) and a member of the Dalai Lama’s Parliament-in-Exile. While serving as a Scholar in Residence at EWU, he will offer a seminar on Buddhist psychology. The discussion-focused course will introduce students to the Buddhist world and provide opportunity fo...

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