Amitabha Buddhist Centre [Singapore] - centre for the study and practice of Mahayana Buddhism from the Tibetan Vajrayana Tradition. Member, FPMT.
Amitabha Hospice Service [Auckland NZ].
The Aro Tradition - non-liturgical, non-monastic, Dzogchen-based lineage of the Tibetan Buddhist Nyingma School. It emanates from Yeshe Tsogyal, the female Tantric Buddha.
The Black Hat Lama of Tibet - website of His Holiness, The Karmapa, Spiritual Head of the Karma Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism.
Bodhicharya International [Brussels BE] - a non-profit educational and cultural international association, founded by Ringu Tulku Rinpoche. "Bodhicharya" is to engage in the action of helping oneself and all others through awakening compassion and wisdom.
Bodhisattva Institute [Tucson AZ] - in the tradition of the Dakpo & Shangpa Kagyu Lineages founded by H.E. Kalu Rinpoche under the spiritual direction of the Ven. Lama Lodu Rinpoche & the guidance of Lama Jinpa Tharchin, Resident Teacher.
Bouddhisme Shingon / Shingon Buddhist School [France]. Theory and history of Shingon Buddhism with short description of sanmitsu and juzenkai practice. Kômyô-In, the first Shingon temple in France, was founded in 1989. In French and in English.
Buddhist Congregation Dharmaling [Slovenia]
Center For Dzogchen Studies [New Haven CT] - a community of practitioners dedicated to the teachings and practices of the Nyingma lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. Dorje Lopon, Lama Padma Karma is the Resident Director.
Centro Terra di Unificazione Ewam [Firenze, Italy]. FPMT member. In Italian.
Centro Studi Cenresig [Bologna ITALY]. FPMT member. In Italian.
Centro Studi Tenzin Ciö Ling [Sondrio ITALY]. In Italian.
Centro Muni Gyana [Palermo ITALY]. FPMT member. In Italian.
Chagdud Gonpa [Junction City CA] - international Nyingma Buddhist organization, founded by H.E. Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche.
Cham Tse Ling [Blackpool UK] - follows the Gelugpa Tradition founded in Tibet by the great scholar Lama Tsongkhapa in the 14th Century.
Chiara Luce Edizioni [Pomaia ITALY]. FPMT member. In Italian.
Ven. Thubten Chodron - comprehensive and up-to-date info about Ven Thubten Chodron, her Teachings, Dharma Activity Schedules (Dharma Classes, Meditation Retreats, etc), Publications, Book Reviews & other special events.
Chokling Tersar Foundation - An American place for teaching and practice of the Vajrayana tradition of Buddhism following the lineage passing through Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche and Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche. The spiritual head is Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche, the abbot of Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling, one of the largest monasteries in Nepal.
Cloud Mountain Meditation Center [Castle Rock WA] - a non-sectarian Buddhist retreat center in rural Southwest Washington.
Crazy Cloud Hermitage [Ann Arbor MI].
Dagom Geden Tensung Ling [Bloomington IN] - in the Gelugpa tradition. DGTL's mission is to operate a traditional monastic university while providing regularly scheduled religious, cultural and educational programs for the community.
Dawn Mountain [Houston TX] - Tibetan temple that makes available traditional Buddhist teachings, primarily in the Tibetan tradition, in a manner accessible to contemporary Americans.
The Dechen Community [UK] - a federation of Buddhist centres across Europe and the UK founded under the guidance of Lama Karma Thinley Rinpoche and Lama Jampa Thaye, both Kagyu and Sakya masters and recognised authentic lineage holders.
Dhargyey Buddhist Centre [New Zealand] - established in 1985 by the Ven Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey who had taught thousands of westerners over 13 years at the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives in Dharamsala, India. Currently the lama is Ven Thupten Tulku.
Dharma Center of Canada [Kinmount ONT] - founded by the Ven. Namgyal Rinpoche in 1966.
Dharma Friendship Foundation [Seattle WA] - Ven. Thubten Chodron is the resident teacher.
Dharma Haven [CT].
Dhongak Tharling Dharma Center [New Orleans LA] - a Rigdzin Dakgyud Nyingma Center.
Diamond Way Australia - part of an international network of Buddhist Meditation Centres directed by Lama Ole Nydahl and under the spiritual guidance of the 17th Karmapa Thaye Dorje.
Diamond Way Buddhism - Represents 516 lay Diamond Way Buddhist centers and groups of the Karma Kagyu Tradition under the spiritual guidance of His Holiness the 17th Karmapa, Trinley Thaye Dorje, and directed by Lama Ole Nydahl.
Drepung Loseling Monastery [Atlanta GA] - was the largest monastery in Tibet, with approximately 10,000 monks. In 1959 they became refugees in India. In 1991, friends of Drepung Loseling established a headquarters for the Drepung Loseling Monastery in North America.
Drikung Kagyu Lineage - one of the Kagyu lineages which was founded 852 years ago, by the great spiritual master, Kyoba Jigten Sumgon.
Dudjom Buddhist Association International Limited [Hong Kong] - a Tibetan Buddhist centre of the Nyingma School dedicated to Kyabje Dudjom Rinpoche and his activities all over the world.
Dzogchen Community Denmark - Dzogchen Community is an international organisation under guidance of Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche, one of the greatest masters of Tibetan Buddhism. Dzogchen (Sanskrit: Maha Santi) represents the highest level of Buddhist teachings.
Dzogchen Community International[Conway MA] - central onlite site for the international Dzogchen Community.
Dzogchen Community Norway - Norwegian/English site.
Dzogchen Foundation [Cambridge MA] - Buddhism for the West as taught by Lama Surya Das.
Ewam Choden Tibetan Buddhist Center [Kensington CA] - Under the guidance of the accomplished tantric master Lama Kunga Thartse Rinpoche
Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT) - Lama Thubten Yeshe (1935-1984) and Lama Thubten Zopa Rinpoche, together as teacher and disciple since their exile in India, met their first Western student in 1965 and by 1971 had settled at Kopan, near Kathmandu in Nepal. Due to demand, they began teaching Buddhist philosophy and meditation to increasing numbers of travellers, who in turn started groups and centers in their own countries.
Gaden Choling Mahayana Buddhist Meditation Centre [Toronto, Canada] - in the Gelugpa tradition of Tibetan Buddhism.
Garchen Buddhist Institute [Chino Valley AZ] - founded by His Eminence Garchen Rinpoche, a master of the Drikung Kagyu and Nyingma Lineages of the Tibetan Buddhist Tradition.
Great Perfection Buddhist Centre - founded by Chogtseg Dorje Rinpoche, a reincarnate master of Nyingmapa. Multi-faceted approach of Dzogchen.
Heruka Buddhist Centre [London UK]- member of The New Kadampa Tradition. Founded by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.
Houston Ligmincha Institute for Meditative & Healing Arts [Houston TX] - founder and director, Lama Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, is a Bonpo Lama who has been educated in the four schools of Tibetan Buddhism. The center focuses on Tibetan medicine and East-West psychology.
Institute of Buddhist Learning and Practice [Sydney AU] - established by His Eminence Khejok Rinpoche in 1989, in the Gelugpa lineage. IBLP branches throughout Australia, Canada and Asia.
Instituto Lama Tzong Khapa [Pomaia, Italy] - FPMT member. In Italian.
Jamyang Center [London, England].
Jewel Heart [Netherlands]. In Dutch and English.
Jewel Heart Tibetan Buddhist & Cultural Centers [Ann Arbor MI] - Spiritual Director: Kyabje Gelek Rinpoche.
Kadampa Center [Raleigh NC] - founded in 1992 by Lama Thubten Zopa Rinpoche. The Tibetan term "Kadampa" refers to those who are able to see the word of the Buddha as personal instruction that applies immediately to their own practice. FPMT member.
Kagyu Droden Kunchab [San Francisco CA] - center for the study and practice of Mahayana and Vajrayana Buddhism, founded by His Eminence Kalu Rinpoche and directed by Ven. Lama Lodru Rinoche.
KDK Sacramento Dharma Group [Sacramento CA].
Kagyu Samye Dzong Buddhist Centre [Dublin, Ireland] - Ireland's longest-established Buddhist Center.
Kagyu Samye Ling Tibetan Centre [Scotland] - the very first Tibetan Centre in the West, founded in 1967 by Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche and Dr. Akong Tulku Rinpoche.
Kancha Buddhist Center [Sarasota FL] - principal center of the New Kadampa Tradition in the State of Florida. Geshe Kelsang Gyatso is the Spiritual Director.
Kamtsang Chöling USA (Diamond Way Buddhist Center) [San Francisco, CA] - a nonprofit organization and part of a worldwide network of Buddhist centers in the Karma Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. The centers were founded by Lama Ole Nydahl according to the wishes of H.H. the 16th Karmapa. They are now under the spiritual guidance of H.H. the 17th Karmapa, Thaye Dorje, and H.E. Shamar Rinpoche.
Kankala Buddhist Center / Centre Bouddhiste Kankala [Montreal QC] - Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche is the spiritual director.
Karma Kagyu Association [Mechernich, Germany] - the Tibetan Religious Society in Germany under the spirituel patronage of H.H. the XVII. Gyalwa Karmapa Orgyen Drohndul Thinle Dordje.
Karma Kagyu Buddhist Network [aka Diamond Way Buddhism]- KKBN is an international computer network which is operated by volunteer coordinators in order to enable and enhance communication between organizations, centers, groups and individuals. The KKBN provides information about the Karma Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, supports communication among interested parties and introduces a world-wide online Sangha. The KKBN exists under the spiritual guidance of the 17th Karmapa, Thaye Dorje, and is directed by Lama Ole Nydahl.
Karma Kagyu International Directory - Karma Kagyu practice centers around the world.
Karma Kagyu Thigsum Chokhorling [NZ] - Buddhist study and retreat facility accepted by H.H. XV1 Gyalwa Karmapa as his New Zealand headquarters.
Karma Ling Institute [Arvillard FR] - Tibetan Buddhist organization in the French Alps, under the spiritual guidance of the Vajracarya Lama Denys founded by Kyabje Kalu Rinpoche.
Karma Mahasiddha Ling (aka Idyllwild Dharma Center) [Idyllwild, CA] - under the guidance of Ven. Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche.
Karmapa Trust [Denmark] - in the Kagyu tradition. Karmapa Trust establishes centres and arranges seminars, invites lamas and teachers from abroad and publishes magazines and books in Danish translation of buddist texts.
Karma Rimay O Sal Ling/Maui Buddhist Dharma Center [Paia HI] - established by Kalu Rinpoche in 1974. Ven. Lama Tenzin is the resident lama.
Karma Tashi Ling [Oslo, Norway] - founded in 1975, the community is connected to the Karma Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism, but also invites teachers from other lineages.
Karma Triyana Dharmachakra [Woodstock NY] - The North American seat of His Holiness the Gyalwa Karmapa, head of the Karma Kagyu school of Tibetan buddhism.
Karmê Chöling [Barnet VT] - Buddhist meditation center founded by Ven. Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche.
Kunzang Palyul Chöling [Poolesville MD] - a Nyingma temple and center. KPC is the seat of the Palyul lineage in the Western world, and is headed by Jetsunma Ahkön Lhamo, spiritual director and resident Lama, the first Western woman recognized and enthroned as a tulku.
Kurukulla Center for Tibetan Buddhist Studies [Medford MA] - established in 1989 by Lama Zopa Rinpoche. FPMT member.
Lam Rim Buddhist Centre [South Wales, UK] - established in 1978 in the Tibetan Gelupga Tradition. Ven. Geshe Damcho Yonten is the spiritual director.
Land of Medicine Buddha [Soquel CA] - FPMT member. Gelugpa tradition.
Ligmincha Institute at Serenity Ridge [Charlottesville VA] - founded by Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche in 1992, was created to preserve the Tibetan Bön culture and teachings, especially the practices of dzogchen. The purpose of this site is to provide information on Bön and dzogchen as well as the activities of Ligmincha Institute and associated Khyung Dzong centers.
Ligmincha Texas Institute for Meditative & Healing Arts [Houston TX] - founder and director, Lama Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, is a Bonpo Lama who has been educated in the four schools of Tibetan Buddhism.
Los Angeles Shambhala Meditation Center [Los Angeles CA] - offers practice and study in the lineage of Shambhala Buddhism, unique in the world of Western Buddhism.
Madhyamaka Centre [UK] - one of the largest Mahayana Buddhist colleges in Europe. Established in 1979 by Ven. Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, an international teacher training centre with a community of 50 lay and ordained residents. It is a member of the New Kadampa Tradition of Mahayana Buddhism.
Manjushri Center [Amherst MA] - established to organize and host opportunities for serious study and practice of the Buddha Dharma in the Indo-Tibetan-Mongolian traditions.
Marpa Gompa Meditation Society [Calgary AB] - Karma Kagyu meditation centre. Operates under the spiritual guidance of Vajra Acharya Lama Karma Thinley Rinpoche, living in Toronto, and resident Dharma teacher Chögé Susan Hutchison (Karma Khandro).
MarpaNet [ITALY]. In Italian.
Medicine Buddha Healing Center [San Jose CA] - a Tibetan Buddhist dharma center, and member of the FPMT. The resident center teacher is Lama Ribur Rinpoche.
Milarepa Center [Barnet VT] - FPMT member.
Montreal Tibetan Buddhist Temple / Temple Bouddhiste Tibétain de Montréal [Montreal ONT] - dedicated to the Gelug tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, but teachers of many traditions have taught there. Founded by Geshe Khenrab Gajam.
Nalanda Monastery [St. Georges, FRANCE] - FPMT member.
Namgyal Monastery Institute of Buddhist Studies [Ithaca, NY] - North American branch of Namgyal Monastery, in the Gelugpa lineage, founded by HH the Dalai Lama.
Naropa University [Boulder CO] - a private, non-profit, fully accredited liberal arts college offering undergraduate and graduate degrees. The Institute is non-sectarian and characterized by its unique Buddhist educational heritage.
New Haven Shambhala Center [New Haven, CT] - Established in 1975, and part of Shambhala International, a community of meditation centers founded by the late Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche.
New Kadampa Buddhism in Northern California [San Francisco CA] - information about NKT, with four affilated centers in the Bay Area.
New Kadampa Tradition - NKT was founded by Ven. Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche. He has written over 15 books on Buddhism from the basic introductory to the most profound Tantric practices and has founded over 300 buddhist centers throughout the world.
Ngakpa - Ngakma - the Inner Tantra teachings and practice of the gö-kar-chang-lo'i-dé (or the Ngak'phang Tradition).
Nitartha International - a home for digital Tibetan, is dedicated to preserving the ancient wisdom of the arts and sciences of Tibet with modern computer technologies.
Northern California Shambhala [Berkeley CA] - emphasizes the practice of meditation based on both the Buddhist and nonreligious Shambhala teachings of Chogyam Trungpa.
Nyingma Centers [Berkeley CA] - founded by Lama Tarthang Tulku, a reincarnate master, the Center offers education through six non-profit institutions and service organizations.
Odiyan - Founded in 1975, Odiyan is envisioned as an international center that will accomodate traditional Buddhist studies, research, and practice, preservation of Tibetan culture, and to serve as a meeting ground for Eastern and Western knowledge.
Odiyana Buddhist Center [West Hartford, CT] - A non-profit organization and member of the NKT, Odiyana was established by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso in Connecticut in 1997.
Osel Shen Phen Ling [Missoula MT] - FPMT member.
Padmasambhava Buddhist Center [Chicago IL] - Nyingma school lineage of Tibet. The Center was first established in New York in 1989, with the encouragement of H.H. Dudjom Rinpoche, by the Ven. Khenchen Palden Sherab, Rinpoche and Ven. Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal, Rinpoche. Khenchen Palden Sherab and Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal, known informally as "the Khenpos," are the teachers and spiritual leaders of PBC. They also direct the activities of the New York Center, its many branches in the U.S.A., Puerto Rico and Russia, and its retreat center Padma Samye Ling in upstate New York.
Padmasambhava Buddhist Centers of Tennessee [TN] - dedicated to the teaching and practice of the Nyingma lineage of Tibetan Buddhism under the direction of the Ven. Kenchen Palden Sherab Rinpoche and his brother, the Ven. Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche. Centers in Nashville, Cookeville, and Summertown, and the Padma Gochen Ling Retreat Center in Monterey, TN.
Palyul Changchub Dargyeling [Mill Valley CA] - The official site for H.H. Drubwang Pema Norbu Rinpoche (also known as H.H. Penor Rinpoche). His Holiness Pema Norbu Rinpoche is the Supreme Head of the Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism and the Throneholder of the Palyul Lineage of Nyingma.
Rabten Ghe Pel Ling [Milano ITALY] - FPMT member. In Italian.
Ratna Shri Center [Berkeley CA] - a center for Tibetan Buddhism in the Drikung Kagyu tradition with a special focus on Medicine Buddha under the patronage of His Holiness Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang Rinpoche.
Ratna Shri Dharma Center [Frederick, MD] - North American Headquarters of the Drikung Kagyu Lineage.
Ratnashri Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Center [Clearwater FL] - a center for Tibetan Buddhism in the Drikung Kagyu tradition. Venerable Bhunyima from Gar Monastery in Kham, Tibet is the resident lama.
Rigpa France - Rigpa France web site, en Française.
Rigpa International - an international network of meditation centers and groups under the guidance of Sogyal Rinpoche and HE Dzogchen Rinpoche.
Rigpa-UK [London, England].
Rime Buddhist Center & Monastery & Institute of Tibetan Studies [Kansas City MO].
Riwoche Temple [Toronto ONT] - The Riwoche lineage has its roots in the great 12th-century Master, Taklung Tungpa, the founder of the Taklung Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. The Riwoche lineage also fully integrates the Nyingma teachings descended from the great 9th-century Master, Padmasambhava. Today, the lineage is represented by His Holiness Phamchok Rinpoche in Nepal, the 7th incarnation of the Phamchok tulkus (reincarnate lamas). The Riwoche lineage is also transmitted in unbroken succession from teacher to disciple through Khenpo Sonam Rinpoche in Toronto and through a handful of other lamas throughout the world.
Rokpa International - presents the work of Dr Akong Tulku Rinpoche in the fields of Tibetan Buddhism, humanitarian aid and therapy.
Root Institute for Wisdom Culture [Bodhgaya INDIA] - a socially engaged Dharma centre of the Tibetan Buddhist Tradition, and FPMT member.
Sakya Losal Choe Dzong / Tibetan Buddhist Society of Canberra [Manuka ACT] - Lama Choedak Yuthok is the founder and Spiritual Director.
Sakya Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism [Seattle WA] - In 1974 His Holiness Jigdal Dagchen Sakya (Rinpoche) and H.E. Deshung Rinpoche founded Sakya Tegchen Choling as a means of preserving the invaluable Tibetan Buddhist heritage.
Sakya Phuntsok Ling [Silver Spring MD] - under the guidance of Ven. Lama Kalsang Gyaltsen.
HH Sakya Trizin - an introduction to and biography of His Holiness Sakya Trizin. Contains up-dated news of his Dharma activities, recent, current, and planned.
Sakya World [Rajpur, India] - web site for His Holiness Sakya Trizin (head of the Sakya Tradition of Tibetan Buddhism).
Shambhala International - Shambhala is a worldwide network of meditation centers providing instruction, classes and programs, founded by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, a master of the Shambhala and Tibetan Buddhist traditions.
Shambhala Meditation Center of Portland [Portland OR] - a practice and study center supporting meditation and the contemplative arts in the Tibetan Buddhist and Shambhala Traditions.
Shambhala Meditation Center of Washington DC [Washington DC].
Shang Shung Institute [Conway MA] - founded by Namkhai Norbu and dedicated to the preservation of Tibet's unique cultural heritage in the areas of language and translation, Tibetan medicine, and visual arts, by archiving significant Tibetan texts and extensive audio tapes, and providing educational programs for the public.
Shechen Tennyi Dargyeling - A site for Rabjam Rinpoche, H.H. Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, the Tulku of Khyentse Rinpoche, and Shechen Monastery, H.H. Dilgo Khyentse's monastery.
Shedrup Development Mandala [San Francisco CA] - international online resource for the students of Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche, Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche, Tsikey Chokling Rinpoche and the Chokling Tersar Lineage.
Snow Lion Publications [Ithaca NY] - dedicated to the support of Tibetan culture.
Tengye Ling [Toronto ONT] - belonging to the Gelug-Pa sect of Tibetan Buddhism. The Abbot, Venerable Bhiksuni Tenzin Kalsang the was born in the small town of Kenora, Ontario, Canada, in 1939. In 1986, she received the Getsul ordination as a Tibetan Buddhist Nun from His Holiness The Dalai Lama. In 1992, she received the full ordination Bhiksuni vows in the Chinese Buddhist tradition from Master Hsing Yun.
Thubten Changchub Ling [Arosio, Switzerland] - a Sakyapa center founded by the Ven. Geshe Lama Sherab Gyaltsen Amipa in 1978. .
Thubten Choling [Duncan BC] - a Gelukpa Dharma center established in 1984 by Jhampa Shaneman.
Tibetan Buddhist Center of Philadelphia [Philadelphia, PA]. Venerable Losang Samten is the founder and Spiritual Director.
Tibetisches Zentrum e.V. Hamburg [Germany] - a Gelugpa center, under the patronage of the Dalai Lama. The spiritual head of the Centre is Geshe Thubten Ngawang. In German and English.
Tse Chen Ling Center for Tibetan Buddhist Studies [San Francisco CA] - Tse Chen Ling means "the land of great compassion", a name given the center by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. FPMT member.
Tsegyalgar [Conway MA] - the Dzogchen Community in North America.
Turtle Hill Sangha [Summertown TN] - a small group of Nyingma householders practicing under the auspices of Khenchen Palden Sherab Rinpoche.
Unione Buddhista Italiana [Italy].
Vajrapani Institute [Boulder Creek CA]. FPMT member.
Vajrarupini Buddhist Center [San Diego CA] - member of New Kadampa Tradition, founded by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. The resident teacher is Gen Kelsang Tubpa.
Vajrayana Buddhist Center [Chicago IL] - founded in 1997 by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso as a non-profit organization and a member of the New Kadampa Tradition. The resident teacher is Gen Kelsang Khedrub, a Buddhist monk and close disciple of Geshe Kelsang.
Vajrayana Foundation [Corralitos CA] - founded by Lama Tharchin Rinpoche to preserve and teach Dharma in the West through retreats, College of Buddhist Studies (Shedra), Tibetan Arts Institute and more.