Gelong Thubten

Gelong Thubten
  • Buddhist monk, meditation teacher, author
  • Company: Samye Ling Monastery

Gelong Thubten is a Buddhist monk, meditation teacher and author. He ordained as a monk 26 years ago at Samye Ling Tibetan Centre in Scotland. He has been teaching for 20 years and has spent over six years in intensive meditation retreats, the longest of which was 4 years long.
Thubten specialises in teaching mindfulness meditation internationally, in businesses, hospitals, schools, universities, prisons and addiction counselling centres. He works with major global companies such as Google, Accenture and LinkedIn, and he has lectured at Oxford University and for the United Nations. Thubten teaches mindfulness to students at Wellington College, and to medical students at the National University of Ireland. He collaborated with Ruby Wax on her book ‘How to be Human’. He is the author of ‘A Monk’s Guide to Happiness’, published in June 2019.