Ven Carla Pearse

  • Country of residence: Australia
  • Accredited to facilitate: Building Balanced Empathy, Unlocking Your Potential
  • Languages: English

Ven Carla Pearse (Lozang Tsultrim) was ordained in 2009, Chenrezig Institute in Australia has been her base and she has been a student there for 22 years.

She had 2 adult sons and 2 grandchildren. She has spent much of the last several years in India and Nepal doing retreat, listening to different teachers across the Tibetan Buddhist lineages and visiting many different pilgrimage sites.

She is currently living in Brisbane and working at Karuna Hospice as a counsellor. Before heading to India she worked for many years in suicide prevention and intervention. She also spends time leading courses at Kopan each January and in various other places in Australia.

She has a very strong conviction that most of us can find contentment in our lives irrespective of our external circumstances through understanding and training our mind particularly through using mindfulness. She has a Bachelor of Counselling, a Bachelor of Social Science (Social Policy), and Master of International Studies (Peace and Conflict Resolution). She has been presenting the 16 Guidelines for almost 10 years and recently completed the training for Building Better Empathy.

To watch Ven Carla’s session at the Big Love Festival in November 2020, visit the festival main page.