Buddhism & Emotional Intelligence

20 TO 25 March 2024  


This course is perfect for beginners, it introduces the fundamental Buddhist principles and drawing upon Tibetan Buddhist psychology, is designed to help participants increase their emotional awareness, balance, and improve the relationship with self and others

Our emotional responses shape our experience of the world. Emotions can feel profoundly enriching and painfully unbearable. For most of us, emotions are beyond our conscious control, we don't have a choice, they just happen to us. Or do they? This course will help participants have a greater understanding of their emotions and of their emotional responses. 

It will include teachings on Tibetan Buddhism, meditations and group discussions. 



Details of the course

COURSE DATE: 20 to 25 March 2024

COURSE TEACHER: Ven Thubten Pema & Ven Thubten Khadro


The course fee includes all meals, accommodation in a dormitory and a free book.

Students can also choose staying in single, double and triple rooms with private or shared facilities. There is an extra charge for these type of rooms, please click here and use the red column to know the daily room charges, you will need to add these to the Flat Course Fee. When you do your booking, please choose your room preferences in accordance with your budget based on this list. We cannot guarantee you will be accommodated in your first room choice, rooms are allocated by order of booking and are confirmed upon arrival.


Check-in time starts at 9 am on 20 of March. The first session is at 5.30 pm, please make sure to be here at that time.

You are welcome to come one or two days earlier, and leave one or two days later. To check the extra cost of these days please click here.

Our reception opens at 9 am and closes at 5.30 pm, arrivals are due to be done only within these times. 

The course concludes on 25 March with lunch.


Your daily schedule begins at 6.45 am and finishes at 9 pm. Participants are required to attend all session, attendance to all sessions is compulsory. Silence is kept from 9 pm till after lunch the next day.

Mobile phones and other internet connectable gadgets need to be checked in at the reception for the duration of the course. Read more on course discipline.

During your stay at Kopan, please follows our strict dress code. Check if you are dressed appropriately for a monastic environment.


Covid Policy 

- You do not need to be vaccinated. 

- Even if you are vaccinated, please have a rapid test (RAT) done one hour before arriving to Kopan. If you test positive kindly refrain from coming.

- Bring a two or three rapid tests (RAT) from your country of origin, they don't sell them in Nepal anymore. Bring a few in case of necessary future testing.

- We recommend medical insurance - Medical services in Nepal if required are expensive for foreigners






Kopan Monastery
Nepal Buddhist Mahayana Center Gompa

Kopan Monastery FPMT pending affiliation
Foundation for the preservation of the Mahayana Tradition