Lama Norlha Rinpoche’sLama Norlha Rinpoche Picture Visit to KSC Concludes Joyfully

Lama Norlha Rinpoche, an accomplished meditation and retreat master, is the abbot of Kagyu Thubten Chöling Monastery and director of Kyabje Dorje Chang Kalu Rinpoche’s Dharma centers in the eastern United States. Lama Norlha Rinpoche is renowned for his mastery of the Six Yogas of Naropa and is one of the most experienced teachers of the traditional Kagyu three-year retreat in the world today. Dedicating his life to the service of his teachers, most notably the Gyalwa Karmapa and Dorje Chang Kalu Rinpoche, and to the guidance of his students, Lama Norlha Rinpoche is known for his tireless efforts in preserving the purity of the Buddha’s teachings and the Kagyu lineage.

Lama Norlha Rinpoche presented a series of teachings and empowerments at Kagyu Shedrup Chöling from January 21st to the 25th.  For more information about the Very Venerable Lama Norlha Rinpoche click here.  


Lama Norlha Rinpoche Consecrates KSC’s Stupa Garden of Merit

KSC’s Stupa Garden of Merit has been consecrated by The Very Venerable Lama Norlha Rinpoche.  KSC’s sangha wishes to express it’s heart-felt joy and gratitude to Rinpoche and Lama Jamdron and Tenpa Lekshe for their extraordinary visit to South Florida.  Thank you Rinpoche!


milarepaMeditation and Mahayana Buddhism Classes Every Tuesday Night

Every TUESDAY at 7:30 pm KSC offers teachings on Shinay meditation and the Buddhadharma for beginners and those interested in deepening their practice and Dharma studies.  The current topic is the “Four Thoughts That Turn the Mind”.   A suggested donation of $20.00 is appreciated, but no one will be turned away due to lack of funds. We have many volunteer opportunities and welcome your help in exchange for the teachings. Use the VOLUNTEER menu to sign up.






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423Mahakala and Chöd Practice


Lama Karma Chötso and the sangha leads the chanting of Mahakala followed by the Practice of Chöd.  This session is restricted to members who have received the Mahakala and/or the Chöd empowerment.  See MAHAKALA CHOD PRACTICE for more information.  Donation suggested.




Stupas at KSC’s Lama Residence

December 2012, Phakyab Rinpoche consecrated the four stupas built at the KSC Lama Residence. Rinpoche was aided by Lama Karma Chötso, Lama Karma (MODC, TN) and Lama Lekshe Dorje (KTC, NY). Rinpoche took over the blessing of the stupas and the 25,000 sa tsa placed inside at the last minute, spending over a week in South Florida working long hours chanting and also bestowing empowerments to the Sangha.  You are invited to check out the CONSECRATION page; donate to the project on the DONATE page; or VOLUNTEER your services in this very special garden.

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KSC Supports LightforLima’s Effort to Save Our Planet From Climate Change

KSC held a Butterlamp vigil in support of LightForLima.   Although the UN Conference in Lima ended with only a watered-down agreement for nations to cut down carbon emissions, the upcoming Conference in Paris needs all our prayers that wisdom prevail.

For more information, see http://ourvoices.net/lima




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