923 Crossley Road
Palm Springs, CA 92264


Building a Strong Foundation

The Foundation Program gives students the opportunity to engage in a structured study and meditation program on the essential teachings of the Buddhist spiritual path.

with Kadampa Teacher Allen Howe 
Wednesdays  6:30pm – 9pm
Dharmachakra Buddhist Center
923 Crossley Road
Palm Springs, CA 92264.

A Unique Study Program
Through regular teachings and meditation, systematic study, and group discussion, the Foundation Program (FP) offers the same training followed by spiritual practitioners in an unbroken lineage dating back to Buddha Shakyamuni.  By studying on this program we shall gain great confidence in meditation – from basic techniques for overcoming our everyday problems to practices leading to unsurpassed happiness and permanent inner peace. Warm friendships develop as students inspire each other, sharing insights and experiences of the spiritual path.

What book will be studied next?
Joyful Path of Good Fortune, a clear and comprehensive explanation of the entire path to enlightenment.  We all have the potential for self-transformation and a limitless capacity for the growth of good quantities, but to fulfill this potential we need to know what to do along every stage of our spiritual journey.

How do I enroll?
There will be two introductory classes @ $10 each.   Please plan to attend Wednesday, September 7 and 14 at 6:30 pm for the introduction.  Regular enrollment is $65 monthly. 
Contact  fp@meditationinpalmsprings.org for more information if you are interested in joining the program.


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.


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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