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

Losang Samten - Medicine Buddha Sand Mandala

Live from the BMU Bookstore at the California State University / Chico, it's the unfolding of a Medicine Buddha Sand Mandala, which is being created by Lama Losang, Rinpoche, Oct. 22nd through Saturday, Nov. 8th! (Dismantling ceremony on the 8th.)  You can view the mandala 24 hours a day...


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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 8th, 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...


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TBC Addictions (Cessation) Group

Our "Addictions Group" is a small group that meets each month, usually on the first Saturday, 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...