Formerly known as Kagyu Drupgyu Chödzong and Kagyu DC and KDC

Newcomers, Old Timers, All Are Welcome

Dear all,
Please find our October schedule below.
Highlights are listed first, followed by special events, save the dates, and details on regular programming.

Please Note: Virtual Sangha Meetings

We began having Sunday Sangha
via Zoom as of March 22nd 2020

We are now holding virtual Sangha meetings.
Click here for more information.

See detailed calendar in "Sangha Schedule" section below.

Lama Chödron Thursday Afternoons
from 2:00-3:15pm

Shantideva: Way of the Bodhisattva.
Suggested reading – Pema Chodron: Becoming Bodhisattvas
To join Zoom session please Click here

Compassion in Action
☸  Blessings Box DC  ☸
A PDC – KDC Sponsored Venture

PDC – KDC is the sponsor of the Capitol Hill Blessings Box
(The Blessings Box is a Little Free Pantry Project)

Located on 14th St SE, just below E St.

Click here to view / download the Blessings Box Little Free Pantry brochure.
If you would like to be a donor or a volunteer, email:
patmcclintock2@gmail.com

A video message
from Mingyur Rinpoche
on dealing with Covid-19 –
Click the image to the right.

Recommended online dharma:
click here.

PDC's October Dharma Schedule

Seminal Buddhist Teachings by Lama Chödrön

Lama Chödrön teaches on selected Sundays via Zoom.
The October teaching date is the 17th and the time is Noon.
Topic: The way of the Bodhisattva by Shantideva.
Email goldberg@umbc.edu for more information.

Many of you have had the opportunity to be taught by Lama Chödrön and know what an inspired and inspiring teacher she is. Read her bio.

Follow Lama Chödrön on her beautiful blog site: Click here.

Regular Programs:

Sangha Schedule – Sundays, 11am – 12:30pm

Meditation (shinay), plus practices of:
Chenrezig, Medicine Buddha, and Short Amitabha Practice
With Medicine Buddha and Amitabha practices,
we support those who are sick and who have died.
Medicine Buddha (prayers for the sick)
Amitabha (prayers for those who have died recently)
Practice starts promptly at 11:00 so that we have time for everything.


October 3: Meditation via Zoom (Click here)
Practices for Compassion, Healing, and prayers for the recently deceased
All in English -
Followed by dharma conversation.

October 10: Meditation via Zoom (Click
here)
11:00 – Noon: Meditation (shamata), Chenrezig and Medicine Buddha Practices
Noon – 1:00: Lama Chödron will join to teach Way of the Bodhisattva

October 17: No sangha on October 17th

October 24: Meditation and Teaching (Click
here)
Practices for Compassion, Healing, and prayers for the recently deceased
All in English -
Followed by dharma conversation.

October 31: Meditation and Teaching (Click
here)
Practices for Compassion, Healing, and prayers for the recently deceased
All in English -
Followed by dharma conversation.

Saturdays, 10:30 am – Noon

Saturday Morning Mindfulness has moved to Online Meetings.

Unfortunately our Sangha brother John Rennish, who was the main teacher
for Saturday Morning Mindfulness, has recently passed away.
To view John's obituary
click here.

To inquire about continuing Saturday Morning Mindfulness meetings
email us at kagyudc@gmail.com

Zoom Link

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Welcome to Palpung Drupgyu Chödzong
a Tibetan Buddhist Community in Washington, D.C.

Palpung Drupgyu Chödzong, formerly Kagyu Drupgyu Chödzong
is a Tibetan Buddhist Community in Washington, DC.
We are located at 1519 D Street SE, Washington, DC.

We welcome anyone who is interested in study and practise of meditation
and Tibetan Buddhism.

Palpung DC formerly Kagyu DC
maintains a dharma center on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.

We have regular meditation & chanting weekly as well as visiting teachers
and scholars and an ongoing lecture series. See Events for current listings.

For more information
contact us at 202 302-3865
or or email us at kagyudc@gmail.com

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Updated 9/19/21