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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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VIDEOS
HH 17th Karmapa visit 2017
New! 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva (Khenpo Tsulnam Rinpoche)
New! 7 Points of Mind Training (HE Zurmang Rinpoche)
 HH Sakya Trizin video
“Meditation” by Donyu Rinpoche
New! Introduction to Buddhism (Lama Tenzin)
 Lopon Chenmo Dong Yonten Gyatso Video Teaching
KSDL UPCOMING EVENTS
His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa
at the 7th Parliament of the World’s Religions
November 1 – 7, 2018 , Toronto, Canada
Spiritual leader to millions of Tibetan Buddhists, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa will make his premiere appearance as an honored guest and keynote speaker of the 7th Parliament of the World’s Religions, coming to Toronto, Canada from November 1 – 7, 2018.
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April 2018
HH THE 42nd KYABGON GONGMA SAKYA TRIZIN RATNA VAJRA RINPOCHE Fri. April 20 10:00 am
KHENPO TSULTRIM LODRO RINPOCHE  Fri. April 27, 7 pm (King’s Garden Banquet Hall)
May 2018
“SONG OF MILAREPA”&
AKSHOBYA EMPOWERMENT Sat. May 5, 10 am – 4 pm
The purpose of the Akshobya practice is to offer a method which prevents our mind being overwhelmed by negative emotions, especially anger and hatred.  Khenpo Tsulnam Rinpoche will kindly bestow this valuable empowernment.  All welcome.  By donation.
6 – DAY NYUNGNE RETREAT May 24 – May 30
KSDL will again host 3 consecutive Nyungne retreats.
Thu. May 24, 5:30 am – Sat. May 26, 5:30 am
Sat May 26, 5:30 am – Mon May 28, 5:30 am
Mon May 28, 5:30 am – Wed May 30, 5:30am
Registration will begin in May.
June 2018

THE 6TH TORONTO KAGYU MONLAM

Fri Jun 22 to Sun Jun 24, 2018
Sponsored by Karma Sonam Dargye Ling. 
Venue: Tibetan Canadian Cultural Centre, 40 Titan Rd. More info to follow.

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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 now take place weekly beginning May.  Please note that it will only take place when there is no special event scheduled on that day: May 4, May 11, May 18.   (No class during Nyungnes).
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
Email Subscription

Receive emails of upcoming events at KSDL! Please subscribe by writing to Valerie:  valeriewhite@sympatico.ca