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

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His Holiness' October 2015 U.S. Trip Cancellation

Dear TBC Friends,

Sept. 25, 2015.  The Office of Tibet ​informed us this morning that His Holiness the Dalai ​Lama ​has cancelled his​ scheduled​ trip to the United States​ this October for health reasons, including his scheduled visit to Philadelphia​.​ To read the Office of...

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Retreat on Eight Verses for Training the Mind

Please join us Sunday, October 4th, from 10am until 4pm, for a full day retreat at the home of Ken Klein and Marjon van Kempen in Bala Cynwyd, on Eight Verses for Training the Mind.  Led by Venerable Lama Losang Samten. 


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Sundays at the TBC - Sangha Space Update

9/21/15 Update

Hello all,

As many of you know, our home for the last seven years or so, 915 Spring Garden Street, closed for repairs about three weeks ago.  Last week we learned that the building will not reopen for months - at...

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No Tuesday Green Tara Group For a Little While

No Tuesday Discussion and Green Tara Group this Week!  We sincerely apologize for this inconvenience; our center not be available this Tuesday evening as our building is closed for unscheduled but necessary repairs.  We'll provide updated information as we receive it!