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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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Updated! NOTICE
KSDL is presently relocated to 12 Maynard Ave., Toronto. 
The construction of the new KSDL shrine room is fully completed.  Our regular practice schedule has resumed.  
 “Creation and Completion 2 (April 8 & 9)”  by Khenpo Tsulnam Rinpoche:
“Guru Yoga”  by Lama Tashi Dondrup:
 Lopon Chenmo Dong Yonten Gyatso Video Teaching:
 “The 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva” by Bardo Tulku Rinpoche:
“Gampopa’s Jewel Ornament of Liberation” by Lama Tenzin :
 May & June 2017
We are very happy to announce that His Holiness the 17th Karmapa, Orgyen Trinley Dorje, has agreed to visit Toronto, Canada
as part of a cross Canada tour early this summer.
The teaching dates for the Toronto portion of the tour are tentatively May 31 to June 4.  Toronto  tickets on sale at
KSDL WELCOMES HIS HOLINESS May 31, 2017  at 10 am
May 31 is a very special day in the long history of KSDL. His Holiness the 17th Karmapa will be visiting Karma Sonam Dargye Ling at 12 Maynard Ave on Wednesday, May 31 at 10am.  Sarva mangalam!   Everyone is invited to welcome His Holiness upon his arrival outside the building.  Remember to bring a khata.  We apologize that security and fire regulations do not allow for people to enter the property on that day.  The Karmapa will be having a private lunch at KSDL and will be departing the premises by 12:30pm.
The KSDL members lunch with His Holiness will take place at the Rice Lake Retreat Centre on Friday, June 9, 2017.  If you are a member in good standing and would like to attend this very special lunch please rsvp to Tracey at  If you will be driving and have room in your vehicle please let Tracey know how many fellow travelers you can take.  Alternatively there will be a bus leaving from KSDL at 7am.
If you would like to attend please let Tracey know if: a) You will attend b) You will be driving and have room for other passengers c) If you would like to reserve a place on the bus.
RSVP DEADLINE: MAY 23, 2017 There is still time to become a member if you wish to do so in order to attend this event.  Ask Tracey for more info.
Karmapa Khyenno!


Calm Abiding

Calm Abiding will only take place on the first three Tuesdays of every month until May when it will once again be on every Tuesday.


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