Upcoming Programs

Upcoming Classes

  • Taught by Michael Harris Cost: no charge This class meets at KPL from 7-8:30 pm on the first and third Tuesdays of the month. The KPL Study Group offers an opportunity to learn, share, support each other in our practice, and strengthen our [...]
  • Taught by Chime Chodon. Cost: $20 per class (sliding scale applies) This class meets every Wednesday. A beginner friendly class! Those with any amount of background, or interest, in Tibetan language study are welcome. For inquiries about this class [...]

Teaching Excerpts

  • Before partaking of something you desire, principally food before you eat it and new clothing [before you wear it], you offer it to the Three Jewels. You are slightly going against your desire, because you come second. You don’t get to eat it [...]
  • Any practice you do that is motivated by the sincere desire to help all beings — whether it is Chenrezig meditation, Guru Rinpoche meditation, meditation on a peaceful deity or a wrathful deity — all will equally help because what makes them [...]
  • When we think about devotion, we tend to think of it as something we demonstrate externally. But devotion has nothing to do with external demonstrations of respect. Devotion is not kowtowing; it is not the superficial observation of politeness [...]