Upcoming Programs

  • amitabha
    At Kunzang Palchen Ling, on the full moon of each lunar month, we perform a session of the Amitabha sadhana. Amitabha, also known as the Buddha of Boundless Light, is particularly associated with longevity and the accumulation of merit. Amitabha is [...]
  • naomischmidt
    Instructor Naomi Schmidt. Naomi is a senior student with extensive experience in teaching meditation. She will offer shamatha (tranquility) meditation instruction and will lead a meditation session. This is a wonderful opportunity to get started [...]
  • 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 [...]

Teaching Excerpts

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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 [...]
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    Why practice the generation stage? […] Why do we do it? What does it do? Why do we need it? Do we need it? We need the practice of the generation stage because we have bodies. And we have attitudes about those bodies. We are made up of five [...]
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    What we are attempting to do in the practice of meditation is search for and discover our mind. So as explained here in our text [Secret Path of Unity by Sonam Zangpo], we search for the mind externally, outside ourselves. And then we search for the [...]