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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are a federally recognized non-profit 501c3 organization.
Donations are tax exempt according to law.
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.
Silent Meditation Monday - 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.
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.
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.