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

New: Meditation and Compassion in English

Join us as we explore the practices of calm abiding meditation and compassion.
All in English.
May 7, 11:00 – 11:50 (Tea and conversation to follow)

Opportunity to help the homeless:

Please drop off non-perishable foods at KDC. The foods will be given to Shirley's Place Day Center, a drop-in center for our homeless Capitol Hill neighbors. Shirley's Place is run by the Capitol Hill Group Ministry, to which KDC belongs.

Kagyu DC's May Dharma Schedule

Dharma Study Group
on selected Sundays at 12:15 pm

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

Regular Programming:

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.)

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)

Practice starts promptly at 11:00 so that we have time for everything.

May 7: 11:00 – 11:50 – Meditation and Compassion in English
12:10 – 1:00 – Medicine Buddha Practices

May 14: Meditation (shinay), Chenrezig, Medicine Buddha, and Amitabha Practices

May 21: Meditation (shinay), Chenrezig, Medicine Buddha, and Amitabha Practices

May 28: Meditation (shinay), Chenrezig, Medicine Buddha, and Amitabha Practices


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 5/1/17

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