In the spotlight

KPL Celebrates 12th Anniversary

On Saturday, May 2, many students, friends, and family members joined Bardor Tulku Rinpoche to celebrate Kunzang Palchen Ling’s 12th Anniversary. Everyone performed a [...]

Upcoming Programs

  • whitekhechari
    This practice is held on the 25th lunar day At Kunzang Palchen Ling, on the 25th day of each lunar month, we perform an extended version of the feast sadhana of White Khechari (White Vajrayogini) from the term of Terchen Barway Dorje. [...]
  • medicinebuddha
    This practice is held on the new moon. At Kunzang Palchen Ling, on the new moon of each lunar month, we perform a session of Medicine Buddha sadhana. [...]
  • Jewel_thumb
    This study group is held on the first and third Thursdays of the month. The study will focus on Gampopa’s Jewel Ornament of Liberation. It would be good for all participants to have a copy. But if that is not possible, books can be shared. [...]

Teaching Excerpts

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    How do you rest the mind in this immediate or present awareness? By not being distracted from the continuity of mere presence. Distraction from the continuity of mere presence occurs when we think about what is happening. Instead of merely [...]
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    It’s not helpful to scold ourselves or blame ourselves for what we perceive as lack of success in actually benefiting others because giving into disappointment about that can cause us to lose our resolve to do what we can. As long as we retain the [...]
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    What we are cultivating in meditation is familiarity with the ordinary mind, the mind that is simply experiencing the present moment directly. That’s all we’re looking for. So extraordinary experiences, feelings of joy, or tremendous lucidity, [...]