Category : Education : Tse Chen Ling Center
Organization Number: 94-3186963
Organization Name: Tse Chen Ling Center
Address: 399 Webster
City: San Francisco
State / Province: CA
Zip / Post Code: 94117
Country: United States
Phone: 1-415-621-4215 Ext:
Fax: 1-415-621-4144
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Detailed Description: Tse Chen Ling Center for Tibetan Buddhist Studies is an urban meditation and study center in San Francisco. Tse Chen Ling “Land of Great Compassion” was founded in 1990 and given its name by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

Tse Chen Ling operates under the spiritual guidance of Lama Zopa Rinpoche. The Center is part of the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT), an international organization with 150 centers around the world, including city, retreat and healing centers. Tse Chen Ling is committed to making the teachings of the Buddha available to all who are interested. Buddhism is a path to the happiness we all seek. Transforming confusion into clarity, anger into compassion, and suffering into peace, the teachings of the Buddha are relevant to daily life as well as spiritual practice.

Tse Chen Ling is renown throughout the Bay Area for its extensive study, meditation and practice program. Introductory level lectures and classes are offered through the Discovering Buddhism program; indepth study of advanced topics in Buddhist philosophy and psychology are offered within the Basic Buddhist Studies Program taught by resident teacher and renown scholar, Ven. Geshe Ngawang Dakpa.

In addition, the Center offers ongoing lectures and teachings by visiting western and Tibetan teachers; a full meditation and practice program, a family and children’s program, a Buddhist bookstore and lending library. The Center also supports study groups in the East Bay and Marin.


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