At the age of 13 Nawang Khechog was ordained as Tibetan Buddhist monk and later he became a (kugyer Tszaam-pa) Hermit meditator personally sponsored by His Holiness the Dalai Lama . Nawang also received personal guidance and advices from His Holiness during his hermit meditator period of four years.
Living and teaching in the west last 20 years, Nawang has developed an accessible and relevant way of teaching the essence of ancient Buddhist teachings to the modern mind and way of life . Most of the inspiration, he will draw are from the Buddhist teachings he received from His Holiness the Dalai Lama last 30 years and also from his personal teachers and other lamas. The subjects included are on how to cultivate universal compassion and infinite love to all beings , how to realize the interdependent nature of all realities , Four noble truths ,transitory nature of life, Buddha nature and infinite human potentials ,how to transcend and over come anger, jealousy ,attachment and emotional sufferings . The workshop will also include meditation practice, love and compassion walking meditation,universal dance of compassion,Tong-Len practice, a practice of universal love and compassion by taking in all the suffering of all beings and giving out all the happiness and merits. It is this practice he used for pain management after a deadly car accident in 2007 in India, left him in critical injuries with massive pain ,but when the hospital did not give him pain killer due to his critical condition.>
Nawang Khechog is a grammy award nominee and international recording and performing artist . His latest CD Tibetan meditation music became number 9 on Billboard chart . Nawang was monk for 11 years and a hermit meditator for four years personally sponsored and guided by His Holiness the Dalai Lama . He has studied personally from Gen Yeshe Topden ( or Gen Drupthop ) and Kyabje Lati Rinpoche and also he has taken numerous public teachings from His Holiness the Dalai Lama . He has given Buddhist workshop since 1986.