In Memory of Thrinley DiMarco (7-27-1936 to 4-12-2020)

When our dear friend retired in 2016, Thrinley wrote the following: "What’s that old saying?  Something about making plans and then life happens?  I moved to San Juan Island with the idea that I would pursue my art career here.  Instead I ended up taking refuge and running a [...]

Weekly Sunday Practice & Meditation (NOTICE: The Sunday programs are cancelled until further notice due to the coronovirus.)

Sunday Mornings: Green Tara Practice Please join us on Sundays for Green Tara Four Mandala Practice at 11:00 a.m. if you have met the prerequisites to perform the practice. Sunday Afternoons: Shamatha Meditation All are welcome for Shamatha Meditation at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday followed by tea/coffee and [...]

Recordings of the 2018 Classical Tibetan Language Course with Dr. Kurt J. Schwalbe Are Available

Dr. Kurt J. Schwalbe has made his 2018 Classical Tibetan language course available for a reasonable fee.  The 18 classes (27 hours) were recorded using Zoom and can be downloaded from a shared Google drive.  Printed class materials are included. At Kurt's request, the fees generated by the course [...]

Sakya Kachod Choling Makes the News

Blessings Emanate from Island Dharma Center Source: NW Dharma News (Fall 2017, Volume 30, #3), an online publication of the Northwest Dharma Association; for the original article, go to https://northwestdharma.org/2017/09/blessings-emanate-from-island-dharma-center/ Jetsun Kushok in the shrine room in July 2017 during the White Tara teachings. Thirty years ago [...]