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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  • 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...

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    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.

  • Ter-Kha Our Dharma Bookstore

    Ter-Kha, Our local Dharma Bookstore, features books and audio publications of the Venerable Khenpos along with a great selection of other Buddhist books, ritual items, prayer flags, singing bowls, incense, malas, Tibetan jewelry, meditation and Buddhist CDs, fabrics, statues, thangkas, practice texts and...

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