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Karma Sonam Dargye Ling (KSDL) Tibetan Buddhist Temple is the Canadian Seat of His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, Orgyen Trinley Dorje of the Karma Kagyu lineage, founded in 1976 by the Venerable Lama Namse Rinpoche.  The Resident Lama is Lama Tenzin Dakpa. We are a Vajrayana Dharma Centre offering meditation classes and Deity Practice (Green Tara, White Tara, Chenrezig, Medicine Buddha, etc.). We also have Introduction to Buddhism classes for beginners, and Buddhist retreats. We are located at 12 Maynard Ave., Toronto, Canada.

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New! VIDEOS
HH 17th Karmapa visit 2017
 Toronto Kagyu Monlam 2016 & 2015 videos
 HH Sakya Trizin video
“Meditation” by Donyu Rinpoche
 Lopon Chenmo Dong Yonten Gyatso Video Teaching
KSDL UPCOMING EVENTS
November 2017
HIS EMINENCE ZURMANG GHARWANG RINPOCHE NOV 11 & 12
KSDL ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING   Saturday, November 18 at 2pm
THE VEN. LAMA NAMSE RINPOCHE MEMORIAL PUJA Nov. 25 & 26
Please join us for this two-day Amitabha Tsok in honour of the much beloved and dearly missed founding Resident Lama of KSDL, Lama Namse Rinpoche. All welcome.
Saturday, November 25 & Sunday, November 26, 10 am –  4 pm each day
INTRODUCTION TO BUDDHISM  Nov. 17, Dec. 1 , 15 & 29  at  7 pm
Learn about basic meditation techniques and gain an insight into the various practices of Buddhism in the Karma Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism.
TIBETAN LANGUAGE CLASS
KSDL is once again offering a Tibetan Language class. These classes will take place Saturday mornings from 9am to 10am, just before the Green Tara puja and will be offered weekly whenever a Green Tara is scheduled for a Saturday.
Come a little early and bring a notebook.  Please register for the class by email to valeriewhite1000@gmail.com
                   December 2017

Vajrakilaya Dec. 16 & 17 10 am – 4 pm

KSDL will host a two-day Vajrasattva puja on Saturday, December 16 and Sunday December 17, from 10am – 12pm and 2pm – 4pm each day.  Vajrakilaya is the wrathful form of Vajrasattva and is a powerful practice for the purification of karma and the removal of obstacles. 
January 2018

THE 37 PRACTICES OF A BODHISATTVA by Khenpo Tsulnam Rinpoche January 13 & 14 at 10am

Khenpo Tsulnam Rinpoche will offer a 2-day teaching on The 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva.  This classic text belongs to the Mahayana (the Great Vehicle) tradition of Buddhism and is based on the Madhyamaka (the Middle Way) school of philosophy, which advocates the use of analysis to attain clear understanding and omniscient wisdom.
It encourages the practice of the six paramitas, or perfections: generosity, discipline, patience, diligence, meditative concentration, and deeper knowing or superior intelligence. 10am – 4pm daily (lunch break at noon).
 

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Introduction to Buddhism

(in Mandarin)

Khenpo Pasang has generously agreed to teach a two hour class every Sunday afternoon on “Introduction to Buddhism” in Mandarin.  The class begins at 1:30pm.  Everyone welcome.  By donation.

(in Tibetan & English)

This introduction class in English will begin on Friday, October 20 at 7pm and will continue to take place on every other Friday of every month throughout the winter months: Nov. 3 & 17 , Dec. 1 , 15 & 29 2017. 
Learn about basic meditation techniques and gain an insight into the various practices of Buddhism in the Karma Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism.
H.E. JETSUN KHANDRO RINPOCHE’S DVD’S AVAILABLE (end of October)
There are a limited number of DVD’s of Rinpoche’s “Taming The Mind” teachings presently available.  At Khandro Rinpoche’s request, these teachings are only available to those who attended at least one day of the teachings.  The cost of this package is $10 and will be available end of October.  Please email  valeriewhite1000@gmail.com  if you would like us to reserve one for you.
   
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