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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we know ourselves the happier we will be - KGR
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.
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-12:30PM. We will have 20 minutes of sitting
followed by chants, and a guided discussion alternating
between Khenpo Gawang Rinpoche's book, Your Mind Is
Your Teacher and the text, The 37 Practices of
a Bodhisattva which is in the chantbook. Topics
and Reading For Sunday -
Gawang Rinpoche University of Virginia Visiting Scholar
Khenpo Gawang Rinpoche
will be a a visiting scholar at the UVA for the Spring
2016 semester returning on April 30th.
on eleven acres in Memphis, TN, Pema Karpo
Meditation Center is inspired and guided
by the teachings of Nyingma
Tibetan Buddhism. The center welcomes
local and regional practitioners who come
for meditation, dharma teachings, classes