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Geshe Michael Roach

Bernd Kolb “Atman” Interview (Berlin, 2016)

German internet pioneer Bernd Kolb forged a legendary career in media and as Chief Innovation Officer for Deutsche Telekom. He was named as German Entrepreneur of the Year in 1998, being hailed as a visionary “rule breaker”. He was named by Wired Magazine as one of the Eleven Pioneering German Personalities in 2011. He works now with world leaders to explore global challenges through live interviews, exhibitions and other media, seeking new ways to make the world a better place. Mr. Kolb invited Geshe Michael Roach to join him in a live interview on June 15, 2016 in Berlin at his “Atman” exhibition, to talk about the idea of “Atman”, or “soul".... Read More...

Locking The Door to the Lower Realms: Ultimate Protection on the Path of Preparation (Mexico, 2016)

There are five stages or paths in the spiritual evolution of a human being. The second of those five paths is called The Path of Preparation, preparation here specifically refers to gaining an increasingly deeper intellectual understanding of emptiness which gives us the necessary spiritual power to have the direct perception of emptiness on path number three. This increasingly deeper understanding of emptiness progresses through four distinct stages while traversing the second path.... Read More...

由地到天:《现证庄严论》中的二十二层菩提心 (北京, 2016)

由地到天的二十二层象征着修行者修炼成佛愿(菩提心)的历程,从初级菩萨的初始动机开始,最后到佛陀心中的圆满菩提心。 此教授源自证者无著大师所著的《现证庄严论》以及宗喀巴大师所著的对应论释《现证庄严论金鬘疏》。 经由格西麦克的其中一位弟子的请求,格西于2016年4月22日凌晨时分在北京的酒店房间做了此私... Read More...

The Treasure House of Higher Knowledge Course 01: An Introduction to the Abhidharma Kosha (Arizona, 2014)

This is the beginning of a new course series on the famous text called the Treasure House of Higher Knowledge (Abhidharma Kosha), written by the Buddhist master Vasubandhu in the fourth century AD. Abhidharma was one of the first forms of Buddhism to spread throughout India. It is considered to be part of Hinayana, mainly of the Vaibhashika (Detailist) school. There were seven original great books of Abhidharma composed by the original followers of the Buddha. Master Vasubandhu took all of those seven treasures and compiled them into the Abhidharma Kosha.... Read More...

Ending Conflict in the World: Espresso TV Ukraine Interview (Ukraine, 2014)

Geshe Michael Roach sharing a very powerful method for putting an end to conflict and bringing about change on a global level. Each of us has a chance to change the entire world, but that all depends on our moment-to-moment interactions with other people throughout the day. Armed with the power of a deep understanding of where events in this world are truly coming from, we can use our love and compassion to undertake a very practical method to put an ultimate end to all conflict and violence in the world.... Read More...

咖啡冥想: 使你梦想成真的秘密武器 (北京, 2015)

下载 下载音频 在这段视频剪辑中,格西麦克罗奇阐述了一个四步骤的方法以确保业力种子可以更快成熟并且更具力量。 第一步:一个简短的句子 用一个简短的句子说出你想要的。 第二步:计划 计划分两个部分。首先你必须计划将在哪里种下你的种子。当你种下一朵花或一棵树的种子时,你需要选择你所需... Read More...

Perfect Happiness: How to Practice the Perfection of Giving (Arizona, 2015)

Geshe Michael teaching from his new translation of Je Tsongkapa’s Illumination of the True Thought — one of the greatest books ever written on emptiness. The subject of these two classes is the presentation of the perfection of giving as it's found in the explanation of the first bodhisattva level, known as “Perfect Happiness”. Je Tsongkapa's Illumination of the True Thought is one of the greatest presentations of emptiness in history. This work in turn is an explanation of Entering the Middle Way, by Master Chandrakirti, who lived during the seventh century and was commenting himself upon the 3rd‐century author Arya Nagarjuna, whose Root Text on the Wisdom of the Middle Way is considered the greatest commentary of all time upon the emptiness teachings of the Buddha himself.... Read More...

A Better History of Time: The Grand Unification Theory (2014, New York)

Can the Buddha answer science's deepest unsolved question? A refreshing talk that sheds new light on our quest for the "Grand Unification Theory." Join us for three free talks that could change the way you think about everything. Geshe Michael Roach discusses how the ancient writings of Buddhism can help us make science more inclusive of the human experience and open the possibility for a world of deeper happiness, prosperity and peace.... Read More...
Geshe Michael Roach

Geshe Michael Roach

Geshe Michael Roach (born December 17, 1952) is the first American to have been awarded the degree of Geshe, or Master of Buddhism, after more than 20 years of study in Tibetan monasteries. He has used this training to become a prominent international teacher, businessman, philanthropist, author, educator, public speaker, textual scholar, and musician. Geshe Michael graduated with honors from Princeton University and has received the Presidential Scholar Medal from the President of the United States at the White House. In 1981 he helped found Andin International Diamond Corporation and bring it to annual sales of over $100 million, donating his profits to international aid projects. His book about achieving business and personal success through generosity, The Diamond Cutter, has become a global bestseller in 20 languages. He is the founder of the Asian Classics Institute, Diamond Mountain University, the Asian Classics Input Project, Worldview, the Yoga Studies Institute, Star in the East, Global Family Refugee Aid, Three Jewels Community Outreach Centers, and the Diamond Cutter Institute.