Upcoming Programs

  • 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. [...]
  • amitabha
    This practice is held on the full moon. At Kunzang Palchen Ling, on the full moon of most lunar months, we perform a session of Amitabha sadhana. [...]
  • 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 [...]

Teaching Excerpts

  • Lama Tratop-featured image
    Now in this practice [the White Khechari], as is in many of our practices, there’s the notion when we say the svabhava mantra that the things dissolve into emptiness as though they were substantially existent, and then they disappear, and then [...]
  • btr-featured image
    The next four lines of this song make a point that is of incredibly great importance for any vajrayana practitioner. In the first line he says: Unbearably intense longing and devotion blazed. So, he [Terchen Barway Dorje] is indentifying the [...]
  • Lama Tratop-featured image
    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 [...]