Do Ngak Kunphen Ling

Tibetan Buddhist Center For Universal Peace

Something for Everyone

A variety of classes to suit all levels of interest and experience.

Teachers

Qualified instructors Venerable Abbot Emeritus Lobsang Jampa and Geshe Lobsang Dhargey.

Special Events

Special guest speakers, programs, retreats, and animal blessings.

Community Activities

A variety of activities, such as yoga, book club, movie nights, special talks, and charitable fundraisers.

Programs for Children

Open to the community: games, songs, and guided meditations to support the practice of compassion and kindness.

Practicing Generosity

Support our center by offering your time, resources and involvement.

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Classes & Special Events

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  • “The Song of the Four Mindfulnesses” is a beautiful, profound poem about essential mindfulness practices on the spiritual path. It was composed by the 7th Dalai Lama based upon an oral tradition that came down to him (and now to Khensur Rinpoche) from Lama Tsongkhapa (who was teacher to the 1st Dalai Lama and founder of the Gelugpa tradition).

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  • Khensur Rinpoche will continue teaching on the Seven Points of Training the Mind by Chekawa Yeshe Dorje.

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  • Come Join US! Stroll the grounds, meet the painters, take a watercolor class with Ival, Meditation, live music, refreshments, Wet Paint Art Exhibition & view the items for the silent auction

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  • The meaning of “Kangyur” is “the translated words (of the Buddha)”. It is the entire collection of texts regarded as buddhavacana or “Buddha-word”, translated into Tibetan. The meaning of “Tengyur” is “the translated treatises”. It is comprised of the Tibetan translations of works written by Indian Buddhist masters, explaining and elaborating on the words of the Buddha.

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  • Shinrin Yoku or forest bathing is a practice started in Japan in the early 1980’s.

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  • This public program is open to youth ages 12-15. Buddhist principles will be applied to daily life to cover topics such as: Dealing with Stress, Self Respect, Relationships, Communication and understanding the cause and effect of our actions.

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  • Whether you are new to Buddhism, a current student or have an interest in learning more about Buddhism, this introductory class will be offered monthly at DNKL.

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  • This class, assuming a balance between instruction and practice, is designed for those who are inspired to learn and practice meditation in general.

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  • Buddhism is a psychology of the mind, providing us methods to understand our emotions and how to change our bad habits and thoughts to be happy.

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Mission and Vision

DNKL promotes Universal Peace through Tibetan Buddhist teachings in order to create enlightened world citizens who work to end the suffering of all beings.

 

Under the guidance of Gyumed Khensur Rinpoche Lobsang Jampa, Do Ngak Kunphen Ling Tibetan Buddhist Center for Universal Peace draws on the spiritual tradition of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the humanitarian visions of Maurice Pate to achieve the following goals:

1. Conduct classes on Buddhist philosophy and meditation on a regular basis. Since the heart of Buddhist meditation is nonsectarian in nature, the classes will be open to people of all religious traditions and to those with no particular religious affiliation.

2. Offer systematic and graduated levels of training in Buddhist moral discipline, meditative concentration, and transformative wisdom so that participants can incorporate such thought and practice in their daily lives. The courses will be based on the tradition of Buddhist Sutra and Tantra that enjoys an unbroken lineage of transmission from the time of Shakyamuni Buddha.

3. Conduct short and long-term retreats and facilitate solitary retreats.

4. Host public talks, spiritual festivals, and other community events where families can participate.

5. Engage in the community with humanitarian events such as partnerships with secular organizations, share the Buddhist perspective on compassion with local universities, support initiatives in social and emotional learning education, offer children’s programs, and provide aid to Tibetan monks and children with basic education and health needs.

Our classes on Buddhism, Meditation & Special Events

Learn about the classes we offer in a variety of Buddhist Practices. These programs are geared to all levels of learning and practice. Follow this link ……

Learn The Meaning of
Do Ngak Kunphen Ling

We've loosely translated it as "Tibetan Buddhist Center for Universal Peace": A place where sutra and tantra are combined for the good of all. But there is much more to the meaning and where it comes from.