About Tetsu Nagasawa
Tetsu Nagasawa (b.1957) is a Santi Maha Sangha instructor officially approved by Chogyal Namkhai Norbu. He is also a researcher of comparative religion and healing by profession. In 1988, he met his main Buddhist teacher Professor Chogyal Namkhai Norbu and since then has studied under his guidance and that of other Tibetan masters.
His principal field of study has been Tibetan Buddhism, the healing arts, and the neuroscience of meditation. He is the recipient of the Yasuo Yuasa Award for the Development of Culture and Science (2008). At present he is an associate professor at Kyoto Bunkyo University where he teaches comparative religion and meditation. He is also the director of the Ati Dzogchen Institute for the Development of Human Consciousness.
He is the author of numerous books and articles both in Japanese and English, including Buddha Sauvage, Philosophy Sauvage, Meditative Neuroscience, Tibetan Buddhism(ed.) (in Japanese), “Eaten by Primordial Wisdom”, and “The Rainbow Body” (in English).
On Death and Luminosity
This public talk will be talking about the moment of Death and what is perceived by meditators at this specific time. Tetsu is an expert in this field therefore this talk is recommended for people interested in spiritual practice, psychology, neuroscience, or of medical vocations.
Tetsu will adapt his teaching to the public present and may focus more on the meaning of thugs dam, or the meditational equipose which great masters remain in when they pass. His talk will be divided into informative moment and more interactive time with picture sharing and more.
The talk will take place on Sunday the 19th of May from 3pm until 5pm. The fees are by donation. You can either make your donation online while registering on this website, or onsite on the day. Please make sure you register your participation in both cases by clicking on the link below.
About the venue
The talk will be held at Namgyalgar, a retreat centre in the heart of the Glasshouse Mountains. Surrounded by this stunning landscape, wallabies and myriad of bird songs, Namgyalgar is the perfect location for reflective and relaxing time.
The address is 206 Glasshouse-Woodford road at Glasshouse Mountains. To get there follow the road to the look out, and passed the look out cafe, turn right, down a small sealed road. Continue until you get to 206, then drive up to Namgyalgar.