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


Events Calendar

Guest Teacher Venerable Amy Miller

Sunday August 2nd  9 - 11:30am    What’s Love Got to Do with It?   Love, Desire, and Enjoying  Meaningful Relationships

“Love” and “attachment” are...


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Buddhist Approach to Addictions

Our "Addictions Group" is a small group that meets on the first Saturday of each month, from 10-11:30 AM.

The group began as a three-part set of teachings, and then decided to keep going. The group was formed to relieve the afflictive emotions that accompany addiction, whether that...


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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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Green Tara on Vacation* - Returning August!

Tara on Vacation* Through July!

Resuming Tuesday evenings beginning August 4th, 7:00 to 8:30pm

Led by Marjon van Kempen

Open to everyone with a desire to learn more about developing compassion and wisdom...