Logic and Debate Intensive Course

31 October – 9 November 2022
with Atisha Mathur

In collaboration with Instituto Lama Tzong Khapa, Italy, Thosamling Nunnery organizes a Logic and Debate Intensive Course, led by Atisha Mathur.

This 10-day deep immersion course is specifically tailored for students of Instituto Lama Tzong Khapa, Italy who would like to engage more deeply in Buddhist debate and who are not able to go to Italy to do intensive retreat. However, any student with a preliminary understanding of debate is welcome to join.

The schedule will consist of morning debate practice, afternoon teaching sessions and evening debate practices that will be supervised by Atisha. In the weekend, from 3 – 6 November, this course is joined by participants of the Introduction to Buddhist Debate Course. You will practice debate under the guidance of Venerable Drolma and other tutors from ILTK, and senior teachers from the Institute of Buddhist Dialectics (IBD). In the retreat there will be a special emphasis on Lorig.

The course is open to both women and men.

For registration, email us at [email protected]

Atisha Mathur

Atisha Mathur grew up in New Delhi where he completed his basic studies.

After this, he did his undergraduate degree in Languages and Literature of South Asia focused on Tibetan studies from the Orientale in Napoli in 2008.

He then studied for two years in the Central University of Tibetan Studies in Sarnath, Varanasi where he was first exposed to the traditional aprroach to Buddhist studies. Thanks to the kindness of his Teachers, a strong wish to pursue traditional studies resulted in moving to the Institute of Buddhist Dialectics in Dharamsala in 2010. He has completed six years of studying Prajnaparamita along with Pramana, and is currently in the third and final year of Madhyamika.