• Maximum $200.00 – In-Person including lunch (suggested donation amount $108)
  • Free - Sangha / Staff / Friends of LMB
  • Maximum $200.00 – Zoom only (suggested donation ($75)

Date & Time Details: Saturday, 10:15am - 4:30pm (PT)

Location: In-person at the Gompa and via Zoom

Address: 5800 Prescott Road, Soquel, CA, USA

Contact: Rommy Johnson
[email protected]

Email us about program

Building Balanced Empathy

With Geshe Tenzin Zopa

March 23, 2024

In-Person and Online via Zoom


This one-day workshop led by Geshe Tenzin Zopa aims to explore the root causes of emotional overwhelm and provide practical tools and strategies to build balanced empathy, fostering healthier and more fulfilling relationships.

Geshe Zopa will introduce you to the following topics and provide you with tools and strategies to deepen and develop your understanding and awareness of how they impact your life:

  • Understanding emotional overwhelm
  • Building Self-Awareness
  • Empathy and Active Listening
  • Strategies for developing balanced empathy


10:15 am – 11:000 am: Understanding Emotional Overwhelm

11:00 am – 11:30 am: Tea Break

11:30 am – 12:30 pm: Building Self-Awareness

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch Break

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm: Empathy and Active Listening

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm: Afternoon Break

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm: Strategies for developing Balanced Empathy


Geshe Tenzin Zopa
Geshe Tenzin Zopa holds the honoured Geshe (Doctorate) degree from Sera Jey Monastic University, South India. He was born in the remote Himalayan region of Tsum valley in Nepal and was ordained at the age of 9 in Kopan Monastery by the late Great Mahasiddha Geshe Lama Konchog. He received…
Learn more about Geshe Tenzin Zopa