GIBUNCO
GIBRALTAR INTERNATIONAL
LITERARY FESTIVAL

14th – 17th November 2019

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Gelong Thubten

Gelong Thubten is a Buddhist monk, meditation trainer and author. At the age of 21 he ordained as a Tibetan Buddhist monk, 25 years ago, at Samye Ling Monastery in Scotland. He has spent over six years in intensive meditation retreats, the longest of which was 4 years. Thubten specialises in teaching non-religious mindfulness meditation internationally, in businesses, hospitals, schools, universities, prisons and addiction counselling centres. He works with major clients such as Google, Accenture and LinkedIn, he teaches mindfulness to medical students, and he collaborated with Ruby Wax on her latest book. Thubten has also created a meditation app called Samten, and is currently working on his own book to be published in 2019.