Extraordinary Journeys -- Bhutan: Land of the Thunder Dragon with Dr. Robert Thurman
Join scholar and author Dr. Robert Thurman on this journey to the last remaining Tibetan Buddhist Kingdom — Bhutan. On this special departure benefiting Tibet House, we explore sacred temples and monasteries, enjoy active day hikes, and take time for daily meditation and teaching with Dr. Thurman. Throughout the trip, we examine Bhutan’s unique cultural, religious, and environmental positions and its efforts at continuation and preservation. The trip is co-led by Brent Olson, former Director of Bhutan Programs at Geographic Expeditions. Brent has traveled to Bhutan over 40 times in the last 20 years.
About Robert Thurman:
Dr. Thurman is a professor of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies at Columbia University, President of the Tibet House U.S., and President of the American Institute of Buddhist Studies. The New York Times recently said Thurman “is considered the leading American expert on Tibetan Buddhism.” Professor Thurman also translates important Tibetan and Sanskrit philosophical writings and lectures and writes on Buddhism, particularly Tibetan Buddhism.
Bhutan: Land of the Thunder Dragon with Dr. Robert Thurman: April 6-17, from $8,495.