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

Lama Losang's Teachings and Retreats This Week

Our spiritual director, Lama Losang Samten has returned to Philadelphia from Southern India and his annual summer retreat!  He'll be here for about two weeks, and then will be off to Canada for his annual Canada teachings and retreats! While he is here, he'll be leading three special...


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Lama Rinchen Phuntsok Labor Day Teachings

We are pleased announce that this Labor Day weekend, August 29th, 30th and 31st, the Chenrezig Tibetan Buddhist Center of Philadelphia will host Dzogchen master, Venerable Lama Rinchen Phuntsok, for three days of teachings and retreat at our center!  A long time friend of our center, Lama...


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Sunday Mornings at our Center

9am to 10am   The Art of Happiness, by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, and Howard Cutler, M.D.

Arising out of a series of interviews with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, The Art of Happiness offers a window into the meeting...


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Introduction to Buddhist Practice Workshop

Saturday, September 13th, 10 am to 4pm.  Led by Jeffrey CarrA workshop for people who are new to buddhism, who are working on establishing a regular daily practice, or who just want an overview of Tibetan buddhist philosophy and...