The Garchen Buddhist Institute is a Tibetan Buddhist retreat and teaching center founded by His Eminence Garchen Rinpoche. It is rooted in the Drikung Kagyu tradition. The Garchen Buddhist Institute was created by Garchen Rinpoche to establish the Buddha Dharma in the West and to offer opportunities for extended meditation practice for all practitioners.

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Join us in accumulating White Tara mantras for the Long Life and continued Excellent Health of our beloved guru, H.E. Garchen Rinpoche. 


Learn How to Meditate, with Khenpo Tenzin
1pm – 2pm  

White Tara Practice
2pm – 3:30pm
(Every Sunday when there is no other event – please check our Monthly Calendar)

LOSAR – Tibetan New Year Celebration

February 27, 2020


Listen to Lama Abao and Khenpo Tenzin chant the dharani mantra of the long life deity Namgyalma. We practice Namgyalma for H.E. Garchen Rinpoche’s long life. 
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 the Namgyalma Mantra!
Love is the only cause of happiness. It’s nature is all pervasive like space. Love is the sunlight of the mind.  ~H.E. Garchen Rinpoche