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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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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Guest Teacher Lama Lena - Updated Times

Two Day Teaching (plus Sunday Morning Sangha) by Visiting Teacher, Lama Lena (Yeshe Kaytup)

What:      Two Day Teaching    "The Flight of the Garuda,"

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Saka Dawa Celebration

Please join us Tuesday evening, June 2nd, from 7pm to 8:30pm, under a full moon, when Lama Losang will lead a special practice at our center, on this date celebrating Buddha Shakyamuni's birth, enlightenment, and reaching of parinirvana.  This is considered to be the most powerful...