Introducing our Precious Teacher Genla Venerable Thubten Tenzin who was made Abbess of our Abbey by Geshe Thubten Dawa, our Ordination Master, in 2002. Genla was given this title by Geshe Sonam Thargye when asked by the students what She should be called in 2004.



Venerable Thubten Pema was ordained in April 2002 by Geshe Thubten Dawa. She has been with her Teacher Genla since 2000. Her favourite text is Uttara-tantra-shastra commentary by Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche with further explanations and commentary by Genla.

Venerable Thubten Choden was ordained in February 2003 by Geshe Thubten Dawa. Her favourite text is Exploring Mind by Genla.

Venerable Thubten Jhampa was ordained in December 2004 by Geshe Thubten Dawa. His favourite book is 3,2,1 by Genla. He says this book is truthful, honest and holistic of all the teachings.

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