Formerly known as Kagyu Drupgyu Chödzong and Kagyu DC and KDC

Newcomers, Old Timers, All Are Welcome

Dear all,
Please find our September schedule below.
Highlights are listed first, followed by special events, save the dates, and details on regular programming.

Unfortunately our Sangha brother John Rennish, who was the main teacher
for Saturday Morning Mindfulness, has recently passed away.
Please keep him in your prayers.
To view John's obituary click here.

Sangha Meeting Prayers will be dedicated to John.

Please Note: Virtual Sangha Meetings

We are now holding virtual Sangha meetings via Zoom.
Click here for more information.

See detailed calendar in "Sangha Schedule" section below.

Lama Chödron will lead September 23rd from 2:00-3:15pm

Shantideva: Way of the Bodhisattva.
Pema Chodron: Becoming Bodhisattvas
To join please Click here

Compassion in Action
☸  Blessings Box DC  ☸
A PDC – KDC Sponsored Venture

PDC – KDC is the sponsor of the Capitol Hill Blessings Box
(The Blessings Box is a Little Free Pantry Project)

Located on 14th St SE, just below E St.

Click here to view / download the Blessings Box Little Free Pantry brochure.
If you would like to be a donor or a volunteer, email:
patmcclintock2@gmail.com

We began having Sunday Sangha via Zoom as of March 22nd

A video message
from Mingyur Rinpoche
on dealing with Covid-19 –
Click the image to the right.

Recommended teachings:
click here.

PDC's September Dharma Schedule

Seminal Buddhist Teachings by Lama Chödrön

Lama Chödrön teaches on selected Sundays via Zoom.
Topic: Great Path of Awakening by Jamgon Kongtrul.
Email goldberg@umbc.edu for more information.

Many of you have had the opportunity to be taught by Lama Chödrön and know what an inspired and inspiring teacher she is. Read her bio.

Follow Lama Chödrön on her beautiful blog site: Click here.

Suggested reading: Jamgon Kongtrul, The Great Path of Awakening, Ken McLeod transl.

Regular Programs:

Sangha Schedule – Sundays, 11am – 12:30pm

Meditation (shinay), plus practices of:
Chenrezig, Medicine Buddha, and Short Amitabha Practice
With Medicine Buddha and Amitabha practices,
we support those who are sick and who have died.
Medicine Buddha (prayers for the sick)
Amitabha (prayers for those who have died recently)
Practice starts promptly at 11:00 so that we have time for everything.

Sangha Meeting Prayers will be dedicated to John Rennish.



September 5: Meditation via Zoom and honoring John Rennish (Click here)
11:00 – Noon: Meditation (shamata), Chenrezig and Medicine Buddha Practices
Noon – 1:00: Lama Chödron will join to help us honor John Rennish

September 12: Meditation via Zoom (Click
here)
Practices for Compassion, Healing, and prayers for the recently deceased
All in English -
Followed by dharma conversation.

September 19: Meditation via Zoom (Click
here)
Practices for Compassion, Healing, and prayers for the recently deceased
All in English -
Followed by dharma conversation.

September 26: Meditation and Teaching (Click
here)
Practices for Compassion, Healing, and prayers for the recently deceased
All in English -
Followed by dharma conversation.

Saturdays, 10:30 am – Noon

Saturday Morning Mindfulness has moved to Online Meetings.

Unfortunately our Sangha brother John Rennish, who was the main teacher
for Saturday Morning Mindfulness, has recently passed away.
Please keep him in your prayers.
To view John's obituary
click here.

Sangha Meeting Prayers will be dedicated to John.

To inquire about continuing Saturday Morning Mindfulness meetings
email us at kagyudc@gmail.com

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Welcome to Palpung Drupgyu Chödzong
a Tibetan Buddhist Community in Washington, D.C.

Palpung Drupgyu Chödzong, formerly Kagyu Drupgyu Chödzong
is a Tibetan Buddhist Community in Washington, DC.
We are located at 1519 D Street SE, Washington, DC.

We welcome anyone who is interested in study and practise of meditation
and Tibetan Buddhism.

Palpung DC formerly Kagyu DC
maintains a dharma center on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.

We have regular meditation & chanting weekly as well as visiting teachers
and scholars and an ongoing lecture series. See Events for current listings.

For more information
contact us at 202 302-3865
or or email us at kagyudc@gmail.com

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Updated 9/19/21