Upcoming Programs

  • 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 [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • 10am Guru Rinpoche Tsok, followed by  Body, Speech, Mind and khata offerings  for Bardor Tulku Rinpoche.  Lunch 1pm. Please bring a dish to share.  [...]
  • 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 [...]

Upcoming Classes

  • Taught by Michael Harris Cost: no charge This class meets at KPL from 7-8:30 pm on the first and third Tuesdays of the month. The KPL Study Group offers an opportunity to learn, share, support each other in our practice, and strengthen 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

  • Any practice you do that is motivated by the sincere desire to help all beings — whether it is Chenrezig meditation, Guru Rinpoche meditation, meditation on a peaceful deity or a wrathful deity — all will equally help because what makes them [...]
  • Because of the practice of imaginary offerings we tend to be a little skimpy on the practice of actual offerings. For example, if you can afford to make more offerings, you should not think that offering a single candle or a single stick of incense [...]
  • What is the nature of amrita? What is really meant by amrita? This is the key point: it’s not just that some things that exist, such as the five meats and five nectars, and so on, that have these special attributes. The view of amrita [...]