Hello, Friends of the Dharmachakra Buddhist Center:

Quote of the Day: "Love is the great protector" Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

Summer is upon us in the Coachella Valley: we've had our first 100 degree day. 

Turn your mind from the weather to the Dharma and consider Basic Buddhism: The Path to Inner Peace , Thursday nights at 7 pm at the DBC.

Topics are :May 19th ~ A Joyful Path     May 26th ~ Improving Concentration with Kadam Mchelle

Or perhaps the Blessing Empowerment of Green Tara with Kadam Michelle, at Kadampa Meditation  Center  Phoenix, Arizona, May 20-22. For more information and pre-registration. Blessing Empowerment of Green Tara

Did you know there are more than 1000 NKT Centers throughout the world? Check out Tara Kadampa Buddhist Center in Dublin.  meditateinireland.com

if you would like a hotel recommendation please email Steven at ad@meditationinarizona.org

Bookings for the 2016 International Kadampa Fall Festival, Toronto, are now open.
This will be the first time that the Highest Yoga Tantra empowerments of Heruka and Vajrayogini will have been granted in North America by a Kadampa teacher since Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche granted them in Toronto thirteen years ago .Don't miss this rare opportunity.


For more information: Purification through Compassion

The Blissful Path

with Kadam Michelle Gauthier

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


For more information: The Power of Mantra

Weekly Classes at the Dharmachakra Buddhist Center 

New Class Series!

Things to Abandon, Things to Embrace with Kadampa Teacher Allen Howe

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. No class May 25th.

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 .

 May 19th ~ A Joyful Path     May 26th ~ Improving Concentration with Kadam Michelle

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 with Kadam Michelle.

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 website calendar to confirm date and time

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

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

Fridays:    12 pm – 1:00 pm. Medicine Buddha Prayers (Not on May 27) 

Offering to the Spiritual Guide:

Wednesday May 25, 7 pm


Friday, May 27 12 pm




Modern Buddhism - The Path of Compassion and Wisdom: this eBook  is being distributed free of charge. The author, Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, says: “Through reading and practicing the instructions given in this book, people can solve their daily problems and maintain a happy mind all the 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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