Padmasambhava Buddhist Center of Tennessee

Buddhist Meditation and Study Centers in the Nyngma Tradition


The Khenpos

Khenchen Palden Sherab Rinpoche and Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche are very highly regarded scholars, teachers and meditation masters in the Nyingma Lineage of Tibetan Buddhism.
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Nashville Dharma Center

Our local dharma center in the Berry Hill neighborhood of Nashville, Tennessee, offering a regular schedule of meditation practices, dharma talks and study groups.
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Rural Retreat Center

Our beautiful rustic retreat center outside Monterey, Tennessee, where we host Rinpoche’s teachings with annual and bi-annual retreats.
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Monastery and Retreat Center

Palden Padma Samye Ling is the main monastery of the Venerable Rinpoches and home of PBC International offering a full schedule of retreats and teachings in upstate New York.
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  • Gochen Ling Workday May 2

    Please join us for a workday on Saturday May 2nd, at Pema Gochen Ling. The main focus is on the grounds, there are a lot of tree limbs and brush to move and burn and we can begin intial cleaning on the buildings if you'd rather clean inside. Please wear appropriate protective clothing for the work you'd...

  • Ven. Khenpo Rinpoche Giving Teachings in Tennessee!

    Venerable Rinpoche has graciously accepted TN sangha's invitation to give teachings June 10th-14th. Rinpoche will offer teachings on the Heart Sutra June 10 and 11 in Nashville and Medicine Buddha empowerment and teachings June 12, 13 and 14 at Padma Gochen Ling, near Monterey. Please watch for upcoming...

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  • Support the New Meditation Hall at Yeshe Tsogyal House

    As of January 2015 we have raised $110,000 with a 2015 goal of $140,000.  We’re hoping to break ground in 2015 and begin construction on our new temple and sangha house renovation, which will probably coast $250,000. Please continue to support this important project in 2015! More Information...

  • Please join the Kroger Gift Card Program

    Kroger Gift Card Program for Samye Chokhur Ling

    If you shop or buy gas at Kroger or its partners you may join a program that contributes 4% of our purchases to the Rinpoches nunnery in Sarnath, India! To find out more, click here.

Because Padmasambhava Buddhist Center is a member-supported organization, we rely on the generosity of our friends and sangha members. You are invited to join and become a member of our worldwide dharma family at PBC. 
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