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 (Tsok) of White Khechari (White Vajrayogini) from the terma of Terchen Barway Dorje. Tsok [...]
  • jewelornament
    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. Please [...]
  • Kunzang Palchen Ling is a nonsectarian Buddhist center that draws from the rich tradition of the treasure lineage of Terchen Barway Dorje
    This practice is held on the 10th lunar day. It is an extended version of the feast (tsok) sadhana of Guru Rinpoche from the terma of Terchen Barway Dorje. The tsok is primarily a practice of offering, but is also a very powerful method for [...]

Teaching Excerpts

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    I think it would be good, Rinpoche said, to clarify something here about the three bodies of buddhahood or the trikaya. It’s said that all three bodies of buddhahood are permanent or lasting but in three different ways. The dharmakaya’s [...]
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    We are not attempting to change the nature of appearances from impure to pure. Appearances of themselves have always been pure. We have always been Samantabhadra; we have always been White Tara. We’re not trying to become White Tara. We’re [...]
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    When we listen to the dharma it is not enough that it pleases us. It is not enough that we enjoy the experience that on a social level it is gratifying. We feel comfortable. We enjoy it. When we listen to dharma we do it in order to learn something [...]