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


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Happy 80th Birthday to Your Holiness!

We would like to wish a very happy 80th Birthday (July 6th, on the Western calendar) to His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama!  Here is a remarkable video from The Glastonbury Festival a few days ago where they had an early celebration. His Holiness is now here in the U.S., for several...


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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...


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Our June Newsletter is Out!

Sent out in the wee hours of this past Sunday morning, our June e-Newsletter - Saka Dawa Edition - is out!  To read it, simply click here, and you shall be there.  If you signed up for the...