Welcome to Palyul Changchub Dargyeling D.C. Area
We are a non-profit organization of Vajrayana Buddhism in the Palyul lineage of the Nyingma tradition. We are one of a world-wide network of Dharma centers founded by the late Khyabje Drubwang Pema Norbu Rinpoche under the current leadership of Khyabje Karma Kuchen Rinpoche, the 12th throne holder of the Palyul lineage. We follow the guidance, advice and personal examples of His Holiness Pema Norbu Rinpoche, our Palyul Rinpoches, Teachers, Lamas and our Spiritual Director, Khenchen Tsewang Gyatso Rinpoche
6/28/2020: Latest news about the 23rd Annual Palyul Summer Retreat: A schedule is now posted on the retreat web site with links to a registration form. Lama Pasang is the retreat umdzed and Khenpo Tenzin Norgay Rinpoche is giving the retreat's weekend teachings. By registering you will receive updates as things develop. There is no fee for the retreat, however, donations are requested and gratefully received. We reported last week that the traditional pre-retreat Nyungne purification practice is now ready for registration. The Nyungne retreat is led by Khen Rinpoche Tenzin Norgay and is scheduled for July 3 to July 5. For information on joining the Nyungne retreat CLICK HERE; for more information on the program CLICK HERE; to register for the Nyungne retreat CLICK HERE.
6/15/2020: SPECIAL NOTICE: PCD-DC is temporarily suspending our Sunday programs after June 28 so our members can attend the 2020 Palyul Summer Retreat. We resume our regular Sunday events on Aug. 16. Please contact us if you have questions about the retreat, which is open to all.
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