Khenpo Gawang Rinpoche, is the founder
and spiritual director of PKMC. Tibetan Buddhist scholar, monastic,
and meditation teacher, he was sent to teach in the USA by his main
teacher, His Holiness Penor Rinpoche.
We Are Named Pema Karpo
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more we know ourselves the happier we will be - KGR
All are welcome to attend Pema
Karpo services in person or online.
We do not have a prerequisite for new people prior to
attending. Both sessions are free, open and everyone is
welcome. Rinpoche often says that a dharma center is a
place for everyone to come, relax and be present together.
It is a place to be happy.
Cushions, chairs and chant books are available at the
center. You can also bring your own cushion if you have
one you like to use for meditation.
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are a federally recognized non-profit 501c3 organization.
Donations are tax exempt according to law.
Silent Meditation Monday thru Thursday Evenings 5 PM - 7 PM . You are welcome to come and go at any time during the 2 hour period. We ask that silence be kept from arrival through departure. We will have a time keeper and the space prepared with meditation cushions and chairs. FLYER link please post or share
Night we have meditation from 7-8 PM. We will be sitting
for one hour in 20 minute sessions with a short time of
stretching and breathing exercises in the middle.
Sunday Morning Service
is from 11AM-12:30 PM. We will have 20 minutes of meditation
followed by chants in English and a talk by Khenpo Gawang Rinpoche.
1st Sunday of each month - Lunch after service at Thai Basil - 2845 Bartlett Blvd, Bartlett, TN 38134 Cross Streets: On Bartlett Blvd just South of the intersection of Bartlett Blvd and Stage Rd. In shopping center across from Kroger.
3rd Wednesday of Each Month - Tonglen (Sending and Taking) 7-7:20PM. Come early to sit before the practice session.
We are located between the red roofed Vietnamese Buddhist Temple complex and the Breath of Life Church. Look for a wooden fence and turn in the driveway. Park in the lot and walk up to the small yellow building coming in the middle door with the concrete accessibility ramp. Leave your shoes on the shoe racks and come into the meditation room.
on eleven acres in Memphis, TN, Pema Karpo Meditation
Center is inspired and guided by the teachings of
Tibetan Buddhism. The center welcomes local and regional
practitioners who come for meditation, dharma teachings,
classes and celebrations.