Lhabab Duechen - Wednesday, October 31st, 6:30 pm

posted Oct 25, 2018, 1:41 PM by Pema Choephel

Wednesday, October 31st is Lhabab Duechen or Buddha Shakyamuni's descent from the heaven. It is one of the holiest Buddhist holidays and we will be observing it with a 
short teaching on Thargyen followed by Guru Yoga practice of Kyabje Sangye Tenzin Rinpoche. The event will begin at 6:30 pm. 

Amitabha Practice in Connecticut - October 19 and 20, 2018

posted Oct 12, 2018, 9:49 PM by Khenpo Karten

Please join Khenpo Karten Rinpoche for Amitabha Practice in Connecticut on October 19 and 20, 2018 from 8am - 5pm.

Details to follow. 

Amitabha Practice in Portland, OR - September 22-30, 2018

posted Sep 16, 2018, 5:54 PM by Khenpo Karten   [ updated Sep 16, 2018, 5:56 PM ]

Please join us for the Eleventh Annual Dechen Shingdrub and Teaching with Ven. Khenpo Karten Rinpoche.

On site at the NWTCA Tibetan Community Center in Portland, OR

Day 1: Saturday, September 22nd 
Day 2: Sunday, September 23th 
Day 3: Monday, September 24th

Offsite at Mt. Adams Zen Buddhist Center in Trout Lake, WA

Day 4: Friday, September 28th 
Day 5: Saturday, September 29th and 
Day 6: Sunday, September 30th 

Cost of lodging is $25 (minimum) per person per night. Upgrades are available. 

Daily Schedule:
07:00 AM:    Sojong Dompa (གསོ་སྦྱོང་ངམ་བསྙེན་གནས་ཡན་ལག་བརྒྱད་ཀྱི་སྡོམ་པ།
07:30 AM:    Breakfast 
08:15 AM:    Dechen Shingdrub (བདེ་ཆེན་ཞིང་སྒྲུབས།)
10:00 AM:    Tea Break 
10:20 AM:    Dechen Shingdrub 
12:00 PM:    Lunch (vegetarian) 
01:00 PM:    Teaching & Meditation
02:30 PM:    Tea Break 
02:40 PM:    Teaching & Meditation
04:00 PM:    Q&A

Afternoon teaching will be based on ཐར་རྒྱན་རྣམ་གྲོལ་ལམ་བཟང། (Excellent Path of Freedom: The Jewel Ornament of Liberation) by Gampopa. 

Please contact Gelek Gyatso la or Pema Choephel la if you wish to sponsor a meal (breakfast $75, lunch $150), Rinpoche's air ticket ($405) or volunteer in the kitchen during Dechen Shingdrub at Bodkhang.

Ven. Chamtrul Rinpoche - Tuesday, August 21st

posted Jun 21, 2018, 12:03 PM by Khenpo Karten   [ updated Sep 5, 2018, 1:44 PM ]

Manjushri Dharma Center is delighted to announce the visit of Venerable Chamtrul Rinpoche to the center from August 20-22, 2018. 

Programs on Tuesday, August 21st:
  • Morning - Riwo Sangchoe (Mountain Smoke Offering)
  • Evening - Teaching on Lodog Namshi (The Four Aspects that Change the Mind)
For information about Chamtrul Rinpoche, please visit

Choekhor Duechen - Monday, July 16, 6:30 - 8pm

posted Jun 21, 2018, 11:39 AM by Khenpo Karten

Monday, July 16th is Choekhor Duechen (aka Drukpa Tseshi). It was on this day, more than 2600 years ago, Buddha Shakyamuni rose from meditation upon request by Brahma and turned the First Wheel of Dharma by teaching the Four Nobel Truths at Deer Park in Sarnath, Varanasi.

Please join us to observe this important Buddhist holiday with recitation of Lives of Buddha (Jataka Tales) from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm. 

Dalai Lama's Birthday - Friday, July 6, 2018

posted Jun 21, 2018, 11:35 AM by Khenpo Karten

Please join us to celebrate the 83rd birthday of H.H. the Dalai Lama on Friday, July 6th, 2018 at 8:00 pm. A short prayer for the long life of His Holiness the Dalai Lama followed by offering of scarves to his portrait and cake cutting.

Amitabha Puja and Teaching in South India - June 26-July 5, 2018

posted Jun 21, 2018, 11:20 AM by Khenpo Karten   [ updated Jun 21, 2018, 11:31 AM ]

Khenpo Karten Rinpoche will visit South India from June 26 to July 10, 2018. Rinpoche will lead Amitabha Puja and give Phowa and other teachings at the Tibetan Settlement of Kollegal in South India from June 20-July 5, 2018. 

Summer Solstice Annual Water Blessing - Thursday, June 21st, 8pm

posted Jun 21, 2018, 11:13 AM by Khenpo Karten

The Summer Solstice Annual Blessing of the Waters, Thursday, June 21st, 8:00pm, at Lover's Point Park, Pacific Grove. This beautiful ceremony invokes the purity and well being of the oceans and tributaries, the purity and well being of the other elements of the Earth, and world peace. As part of the ceremony we make an offering of flowers at the beach.

Dharma Teaching Malaysia

posted Mar 7, 2018, 6:24 AM by Khenpo Karten

Upcoming Teachings by Ven. Khenpo Karten Rinpoche in Malaysia

 Date & Time    Topic Location
 March 10, 8pm Shamatha and Vipasana Ipoh
 March 8, 8pm Love and Compassion Cameron Highlands 
 March 12, 8pm  The Four Dharmas of Gampopa  Gongyasi Lamaysia Center 

Teaching & Puja by Khenpo Karten Rinpoche - March 1-2

posted Feb 27, 2018, 9:08 PM by Khenpo Karten   [ updated Feb 27, 2018, 9:09 PM ]

Teaching and Puja by Ven. Khenpo Karten Rinpoche.

Tara Puja - Lamp Offering
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Dharma Teaching
Friday, March 2, 2018

Karma Druzin Ling Dharma Center
No. 13, Jalan Hang Tuah 4/2, Taman Muhibbah
86000 Kluang, Johor

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