Hello to Friends of the Dharmachakra Buddhist Center:

We have a busy month ahead in May, with special events and the Blessing Empowerment of Green Tara with Kadam Michelle Gauthier at Kadampa Meditation Center in Phoenix, AZ.

Also, 7 pm Tuesday, May 10th will be our last class in Palm Desert until Fall.  Take a look at our schedule and see what the Center location has to offer.  


Mandala Offerings & the Practice of Guru Yoga

Saturday, May 7th, 10am – 4:30pm
with Kadam Michelle Gauthier

We all wish for spiritual realizations but these depend upon creating the inner conditions of purifying negativity, accumulating merit (positive energy), and receiving blessings.

In this day course learn the profound practices of Guru Yoga and Mandala Offerings. Both of these profound practices enable us to create the inner conditions we need to grow spiritual realizations.

For more information: Guru Yoga Mandala Course

Improving Relationships
Saturday, May 14th, 10am – 11:30am
with Kadampa Teacher Allen Howe

For more information: Improving Relationships

The Blissful Path
Friday, May 13th, 6:30pm & Friday, June 10th, 6:30pm
with Kadam Michelle Gauthier

May 13th: The Yoga of Rising & Experiencing Nectar
June 10th: The Importance & Symbolism of Tsog Offerings

Registration: This class is open to those who have received a Highest Yoga Tantra empowerment. For more information: Highest Yoga Tantra Teachings 

The Blessing Empowerment of Green Tara – with Kadam Michelle

Kadampa Meditation Center, Phoenix, AZ

 For more information and pre-registration. Blessing Empowerment of Green Tara


And coming to the DBC in June:

For more information: Purification through Compassion 

For more information: The Power of Mantra

Weekly Classes at the Dharmachakra Buddhist Center 

New Class Series!

Things to Abandon, Things to Embrace

This eight-part class based on How to Understand the Mind by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, uses Buddha’s teachings to offer practical personal advice for improving the quality of our own mind.  Everyone is welcome to attend, no previous experience is required.

Registration: Just drop in, no pre-registration required. Cost for non-enrolled students $10 per class.

The Basics of Buddhism: The Path to Inner Peace

In this series learn basic Buddhist view, intention, and action, and how to follow the Buddhist way of life in the modern world. This class is perfect for anyone interested in Buddhism and meditation. Thursdays at 7pm with Kadam Michelle.

Focus on Anger:  May 5th ~ Why We Get Angry                                                                                                                 May 12th ~ The Peace of Patience

For more information: Path to Inner Peace


The Buddhist Path

Each week learn one of the twenty-one Buddhist meditation practices presented in the New Meditation Handbook. These meditations are actual methods to control our mind and experience lasting inner peace. Fridays, 10am

Many people are looking for a safe  and tranquil place to bring their spiritual beliefs and to work towards peace, happiness, and kindness for all beings throughout the world. Many people simply want to develop a happier more peaceful mind and outlook. Join us each Sunday for teachings, meditations and prayers for world peace.


Weekly Classes in Other Locations:

Mondays: Lunchtime Meditation

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. at the Cathedral City Public Library, 33-520 Date Palm Drive, Cathedral City



Everyone Welcome!  Check our online calendar to confirm date and time

Every day:  7:30 am– 8:30 a.m. Heart Jewel Prayers

Fridays:    12 pm – 1:00 pm. Medicine Buddha Prayers   

Offering to the Spiritual Guide:

Tuesday, May 10, 3:30 pm

Wednesday May 25, 7 pm

Powa  Friday, May 27 12 pm

 Powa Friday, May 27 12pm

Meditation and Recitation of Solitary Vajrasattva: Please check website calendar for day and time. 


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Dedication & Mission

Dharmachakra Buddhist Center is a non-profit spiritual organization established, organized, and operated only for spiritual purposes dedicated to the public benefit. The purpose of the Center is to promote the Buddhist Faith of the New Kadampa Tradition as the method to promote the human values of morality, compassion, and wisdom in all aspects of society. Our goal is to help individuals …

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