Upcoming Programs

  • Practice of the Buddha and the 16 Arhats.  Buddha Shakyamuni personally selected the 16 Arhats from among his disciples and requested them to remain in the world, protecting the Dharma for as long as beings are capable of benefiting from the [...]
  • This Program has been CANCELLED due to schedule conflict Nyungne during anniversary of Buddha’s birth Practiced by all major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism, nyungne is a special fasting practice of Chenrezig, the Bodhisattva of Compassion.  [...]
  • 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 [...]

Upcoming Classes

  • Taught by Michael Harris Cost: no charge This class meets every other Thursday from 7-8pm: NEXT CLASSES MAY 25, JUNE 8, and JUNE 22 The KPL Study Group offers an open hearted and minded space where we can learn, share, support each other in 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

  • Meditation on the guru, the practice of guru yoga, is really the key to the successful and authentic practice of all dharma. Most especially in the uncommon and supreme path of dzokchen, it is the very essence and the genuine means of attainment. In [...]
  • Any dharma activity — whether we engage in it as students, as practitioners, as disciples, or as teachers — any dharma activity that is performed without compassion, without the motivation of love and compassion, is poisonous. It is like [...]
  • Tertons are always challenging to people because they often act unconventionally. And it’s natural, or not surprising, that during the life of a terton people usually think they’re crazy. (After they pass away, of course, we all make statues of [...]