Venerable Drupa Rinpoche Lobsang Yeshi

Venerable Drupa Rinpoche Lobsang Yeshi


Venerable Drupa Rinpoche (Lobsang Yeshi) is a Tibetan Buddhist monk who holds a monastic Geshe Degree in Buddhist psychology and a university Bachelor’s degree in psychology. He went on to pursue a Master of Science in Positive Psychology in Life University, Atlanta GA and has engaged in research in the fields of Positive Psychology, Social Psychology and Applied Psychology. His Master’s dissertation was on compassion training titled “Naikan-Based Compassion Training (NBCT) — A theoretical Framework”. Currently, Rinpoche is the Resident Teacher at Kachoeling Dharma Center and works as a researcher at the School of Public Health, University of Minnesota.

4F – The Meaning of Compassion from a Spiritual Perspective and the Importance of Compassion Within Health Care

Speaker(s): Rabbi Marcia Zimmerman; Venerable Drupa Rinpoche Lobsang Yeshi; Dr. Hamdy El-Sawaf; Facilitator: Ted Bowman “Compassion is the ability to vitally imagine what it is like to be an other, the force that makes a bridge from the island of the one individuality to the island of the other. It is an ability to step […]