Welcome to the Chenrezig Tibetan Buddhist Center of Philadelphia
Losang Samten

Welcome to our TBC website. We are a non-sectarian organization, founded in 1991 to cultivate compassion and loving kindness, based on the philosophy and methods taught by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso. Our Spiritual Director is Venerable Losang Samten. Our activities are open to people of all levels of experience and knowledge. We thank you for visiting our website, and invite you to visit our center, too!

News and Announcements


Events Calendar

Buddhist Approach to Addictions Group, July 4th

Our "Addictions Group" is a small group that meets each month, usually on the first Saturday, from 10-11:30 AM. The group began as a three-part set of teachings, and then decided to keep going.  The group was formed to relieve the afflictive emotions that accompany...


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Sunday Mornings at our Center

9am to 10am   Teaching and Discussion  Our current text is Start Where You Are, by Pema Chodron.   In her words, "This book is about awakening the heart.  If you have every...


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Wednesday Discussion & Green Tara Group

Wednesday evenings, 7:00 to 8:30pm

Led by Jeffrey Carr

Open to everyone with a desire to learn more about developing compassion and wisdom in the Buddhist tradition.  The first part of the evening is informal discussion and sharing about...


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Our June Newsletter is Out!

Sent out in the wee hours of this past Sunday morning, our June e-Newsletter - Saka Dawa Edition - is out!  To read it, simply click here, and you shall be there.  If you signed up for the...