Tibetan Medicine, Diabetes & Heart Disease with Dr. Namgyal Qusar



Dr. Namgyal Qusar is an established clinical practitioner of Tibetan Medicine, a teacher and researcher. He graduated from Dharamsala Ment-tsee-khang College in 1987 with the Kachupa Degree (equivalent to MS) and in 1997 with a Menrampa Degree (equivalent to MD).

He started his career as a researcher at the Research and Development Department of Men-tsee-khang in 1987 and later held the post of Deputy Director of Research & Development Department at Men-tsee-khang until 1999. He has been a visiting professor of Tibetan medicine at the Norbulingka Academy of Tibetan Culture in Dharamsala since 2001 and is the Founder and Director of the Qusar Tibetan Healing Centre in Dharamsala.

He designed a Tibetan Medicine Clinical Trial Protocol on Non-Insulin Dependent

Diabetes Mellitus for the Research and Development Department in Dharamsala. He also contributed to the Research Paper on Weight reduction in patients with coronary artery disease: Comparison of Traditional Tibetan Medicine and Western diet that was published in International Journal of Cardiology in 2013.

Please RSVP to: office@tsechenling.org

Suggested donation: $25 (No one is turned away for lack of funds)

Ven. Rene returns to TCL on Oct 24th!

Tuesday October 24 7pm-9pm
“Bodhicitta” with Ven. Rene
Venerable René Feusi, has been trained in the Gelugpa tradition of Tibetan Buddhism in the experiential lineage of Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche. He has been sharing this experiential approach for the past 23 years. He helps students get an intuition of their own inner potential and inspires them to become meditators themselves.
Venerable René was born in Switzerland. He first encountered Buddhism at the age of 20, when he attended the annual November course at Kopan Monastery in Nepal. 
Since then Venerable René has continued to study, teach and guide students in meditation and retreats worldwide, and was the resident teacher at the Vajrapani Institute from 2002 to 2008.
Please register in advance by sending an email to:
Suggested donation $30

Save the Date! Long Life Puja for Geshe Dakpa on Saturday Nov. 4th

 Saturday November 4th Long Life Puja for our most precious Geshe Dakpa

Sponsorship levels:
$100: reserved seating
$250: reserved seating in second/third row
$500: reserved seating in front row
Suggested donation $25
Volunteers will be needed for set-up, day off help and clean-up crew.
Please  sendan email to:
carol@tsechenling.org if you would like to help us out! Thanks!

Discovering Buddhism class resumes on September 28th

Discovering Buddhism module #10 “How to Develop Bodhicitta” with Ven. Palmo resumes on Thursday September 28th from 7pm-9pm.

Classes will be every Thursday evening from 7pm-9pm starting on September 28 and ending on November 9. More information will be given class. You may register in class on September 28.

These classes are given for free but donations to cover the center’s costs are greatly appreciated. Thank you!

Saka Dawa Friday June 9th!

Friday June 9:
Sakadawa Celebration
5:30am: Precepts*
9am: Shakyamuni Buddha Puja
10am: Sutra reading
4pm: Medicine Buddha Puja
6:30pm: 16 Arhat Puja
                 with Geshe Dakpa
*please RSVP to office@tsechenling.org if you will be taking precepts – also, please let us know is this is the first time you are taking precepts. Thank you!

Three Tools for Developing Kindness with Ven. Tenzin Chogkyi

An Introduction to
 The ART of Fulfillment
with Ven. Tenzin Chogkyi

Saturday May 13th
Vajrapani Institute in collaboration with Tse Chen Ling Center for Buddhist Studies is proud to announce the launch of the Foundation for Developing Compassion and Wisdom’s new flagship program o ered for the first time in the United States. Join Venerable Tenzin Chogkyi for a three-hour introductory session to this innovative and in-depth program inspired by His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s vision of secular ethics compatible with modern science.
Join us for this introductory course and learn powerful and practical techniques to access your full potential and bring more happines and meaning into your daily life.
Please send an email to: office@tsechenling.org 
to reserve a space.
Hope you can join us!


UPDATE: Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Chopa Tsog with Kyabje Zopa Rinpoche on Tuesday – 7pm at Land of Medicine Buddha. Out of his great kindness for us, Rinpoche is taking time out of his busy schedule to do the Lama Chopa and tsog offering with students this Tuesday. Please join us. Spread the word. All are welcome. This is a very precious opportunity to meet Rinpoche.