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Welcome to Kadampa Center!

Whether you are someone just starting out on your spiritual journey or a seasoned Buddhist practitioner, Kadampa Center offers a program for you:
  • Explore the options under Spiritual Program.

  • If you are brand new to Buddhism and the Center, start by visiting us on a Sunday morning or participate in one of our introductory programs: Buddhism in a Nutshell or Meditation 101. These five-week courses meet on Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. See our calendar for scheduled classes.

  • Another good option for those just getting started is Discovering Buddhisma two-year series of classes that cover 13 essential topics in Buddhism, including karma, meditation, death and rebirth, and emptiness. Each subject course runs from five to seven sessions in length and meets on Mondays at 7 p.m. See our calendar for scheduled classes.

  • Drop in to meditate, and to check out our library and bookstore/giftshop. Hours are Tuesday-Friday 10:00-5:30 p.m. Call ahead to check. The bookstore/giftshop is also open evenings from 6:30-8:45 p.m. on Mondays and Tuesdays before and after classes. See our calendar for scheduled classes.

Please join us if you can! If you have questions, you may reach us:

  • By email here
  • By phone at 919-859-3433

We can honor our teachers and deepen our connection to them by praying for their long lives.  At Kadampa Center's request, our Geshes' teacher, Khensur Rinpoche, recommended we say 200,000 Green Tara mantras each year for our teachers' long lives. We recite the mantra regularly at the Center, and invite those who feel a close connection to Geshe Gelek and Geshe Sangpo to join in!

Enter Tara Mantras Here