How to become a yogi

progressing through the seven types of mind

Saturday, July 16
Teachings & Meditations with Gen-la Kelsang Thubten
*Streamed Live at KMC LA or available online*

Session Times
9:00 - 10:30am
11:15am - 12:45pm
2:15 - 3:45pm
4:30 - 6pm

In his book How to Understand the Mind, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche explains seven types of mind.

By understanding how to progress through these levels of mind we can eventually attain a yogic direct perceiver realizing emptiness and become an actual Yogi or Yogini on the path to realizing enlightenment.

As Gen-la will explain on this course, by following a qualified Spiritual Guide anyone can accomplish this special state of mind and bring immense benefit both to themselves and others.

This special course will provide profound insights into the potential of our mind, and the freedoms to which it can give rise.


  • These teachings are pre-recorded and will be streamed at KMC LA and also available livestream.
  • Each session is guided and will include some teaching on the topic and some guided meditation.
  • Sessions are available for replay up to 72 hours

Learn more about the Teacher

Teacher Bio

Gen-la Kelsang Thubten is a great teacher of Kadampa Buddhism, a very close disciple of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche for over 45 years and the main editor of many of his books.

Gen-la is renowned for his great capacity to explain the many profound meanings of Venerable Geshe-la's books, showing at the same time how to integrate them into our daily life.

Gen-la is currently serving as the Kadampa Internet Director at Manjushri KMC in the UK

Livestream Info
  • Sessions are available livestream
  • Register to receive the class link
  • 72 hour video replay is available for the retreat sessions