Tibetan Family Retreat

DNKL 30 Putnam Park Rd., Redding, CT, United States

OVERVIEW: DNKL has organized a three-day retreat of Buddhist practices at DNKL in Redding, CT for Tibetan families residing in North America. Objectives of the program: This program is aimed at providing Tibetan families residing in North America with an opportunity to learn Tibetan Buddhism, Buddhist philosophies from teachings by resident teacher and also engage…

Dalai Lama’s Birthday and 16 Arhat Puja

DNKL 30 Putnam Park Rd., Redding, CT, United States

OVERVIEW: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, is the spiritual leader of the Tibetan people. He was born Lhamo Dhondrub on 6 July 1935, in a small village called Taktser in northeastern Tibet. Born to a peasant family, His Holiness was recognized at the age of two, in accordance with Tibetan tradition, as…

Book Discussion w/Ven. Choephel

DNKL 30 Putnam Park Rd., Redding, CT, United States

OVERVIEW: Join us at DNKL for a monthly book discussion facilitated by Ven. Choephel on The Hundred Verses of Advice, a classic Buddhist text by the 11th-century Indian master Padampa Sangye. This text offers practical and profound guidance for living a dharmic life in the midst of worldly challenges and distractions. Each month, we will…

Animal Blessing and Tibetan Cultural Festival

DNKL 30 Putnam Park Rd., Redding, CT, United States

OVERVIEW: Join us for an afternoon walking on our beautiful property, visit with other animal lovers & their pets, & join in family activities followed by our traditional animal blessing and special Guest Speaker. There is no admission to attend this public event, however, donations are appreciated. Stay tuned for more information about this expanded…

Fall Clean-up Day

DNKL 30 Putnam Park Rd., Redding, CT, United States

Overview: Please join us at DNKL for our annual fall clean-up! We need help picking up debris on the lawn, trim shrubs, and cut wood from a few trees that fell down.  If you can bring equipment such as a chainsaw, hedge trimmers, rakes, etc. that would be greatly appreciated. A Momo lunch will be…

Lama Tsongkhapa Day

DNKL 30 Putnam Park Rd., Redding, CT, United States

About Lama Tsongkhapa: Born in 1357 in Amdo, northeastern Tibet, and educated in central Tibet, Tsongkhapa led a life that exemplified the important of study, critical reflection, and meditative practice.  In an autobiographical poem he declared: First I sought wide and extensive learning,Second I perceived all teachings as personal instructions, Finally, I engaged in meditative practice day…

DNKL Appreciation Luncheon

DNKL 30 Putnam Park Rd., Redding, CT, United States

DNKL relies on the generous support of our students for its continued operation. Whether you contribute your time as a volunteer, assist at our center, or make donations to sustain our operational expenses and other financial requirements, we are profoundly grateful to each one of you. We invite you to join us for a delightful…