learn more about our practices

Videos (on YouTube unless otherwise indicated)

Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism – Lama Norgyal | Part 1 | Part 2

The Four Reflections – Lama Linda | Part 1 | Part 2 | Suggested Practice (PDF) | Recommended reading and texts used during the workshop (PDFs)

Karma Kagyu Lineage – Lama Linda | link

Chenrezig Practice – Lama Zangmo | Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4

How to Be Happy – Lama Linda | link

Elements of the Path – Lama Linda | mp4 video | audio only

Teachings by Guru Vajradhara His Holiness Chamgon Kenting Tai Situpa

Teachings by His Eminence Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche

Scroll down for Medicine Buddha mudras demonstration video – Lama Linda

Introductory texts & books

Note that the following books are available from other booksellers than those linked to.

Open Heart, Clear Mind, by Ven. Thubten Chodron (book) · A practical introduction to Tibetan Buddhism. This can help you frame how to explain your practice to others, like your parents or friends. buy via Amazon

The Great Path of Awakening, by Jamgon Kongtrul (book) · How to live a life dedicated to helping other beings—and in the process, discovering the true nature of reality, enlightenment. It embraces philosophy as well as practical methods for training the mind. The teaching is based on a text handed down from the twelfth century. buy from publisher


Simple instructions on doing Chenrezig practice on our webpage here

Chenrezig: Lord of Love, by Bokar Rinpoche (book) · A clear and concise book on our core practice: perfect for beginners and experienced people. (Note that paperback is out of print and may not be readily available. An ebook version is available at booksellers such as Amazon.)
buy from KDK monastery | amazon kindle ebook

Medicine Buddha

Lama Chodron / Lama Linda introduces Medicine Buddha and shows the mudras (sacred gestures) that accompany the practice. (28 minutes)

Medicine Buddha Teachings, by Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche (book)  ·  Background and details of the Medicine Buddha practice, including the mudras (sacred gestures), as well as many basic principles of tantric theory and practice. buy from publisher |

Tibetan Language Study Resources

Consonant Combinations Index to the classic Chandra Das Dictionary
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