Dear all,
Please find our December Schedule below.
Special events are listed first, followed by details on regular programs.
Email for more information.
We hope to see you at the Center this month!

KDC's December Dharma Schedule

Meditation and Compassion in English

Explore and practice.
December 3th, 11:00 – 11:50 (Tea and conversation to follow.)
(At KDC the first Sunday of every month.)

Profound teachings from Lama Chödron

Lama Chödron will not be teaching in December
She will continue to teach on the 3rd and 4th Sunday of each month in the new year.

We'd love to see you at KDC, but if you can't come, join Lama Chödron's on your device. Email for more information.

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

Follow Lama Chödron on her beautiful blog site: Click here.
We study basic Kagyu texts with Lama Chödron
through her regularly scheduled Zoom or in person teachings.
Other Lamas who are teachers also come to KDC. Click to read bios.
Ringu Tulku, Path to Buddhahood
Traleg Rinpoche, Karma: What It Is, What It Isn't, and Why It Matters
Gampopa, Jewel Ornament of Liberation

Regular Programs:

Sangha Schedule – Sundays, 11am – 1pm

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)

December 3: 11:00 – 11:50: Meditation and Compassion in English
Join us as we explore the practices of calm abiding meditation and compassion. All in English
Followed by tea and conversation.

December 10:11:00 – 1:00: Traditional Buddhist practices in Tibetan
Meditation (shinay), Chenrezig, Medicine Buddha, and Amitabha Practices

December 17:11:00 – 1:00: Traditional Buddhist practices in Tibetan
Meditation (shinay), Chenrezig, Medicine Buddha, and Amitabha Practices

December 24: KDC will be closed for the holiday.

December 31: KDC will be closed for the holiday.

Saturdays, 10:30 am – Noon

Saturday Morning Meditation @ Capital Hill Presbyterian Church
201 4th Street, SE   (4th and Independence Ave., SE)
      See church web page »       See map »
(Email for more information.)

Join KDC in helping the homeless

Please drop off non-perishable foods and warm clothing at KDC.Consider donating food and coats to the homeless who visit Shirley's Place Day Center. Non-perishable foods, especially comfort foods, such as frozen lasagna or mac and cheese, are much welcomed. Coats, especially in larger sizes, are too. All will be given to Shirley's Place Day Center, a drop-in center for our homeless Capitol Hill neighbors. (Read more) Shirley's Place is run by social service arm of the Capitol Hill Group Ministry, to which KDC belongs.


Kagyu Drupgyu Chödzong is a Tibetan Buddhist Community in Washington, DC. We are located at 1519 D Street SE, Washington, DC. For more information, including directions, please visit


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

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

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
Updated 9/07/17

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