No description available. address: 2508 Eagle Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501 PHONE: (520) 865-1394 www: http://www. aroter. org lineage: Tibetan/Nyingma spiritual heads: Ngak’chang Chogyam Rinpoche; Khandro Dechen affiliation: Sang-ngak-cho-dzong (United Kingdom) facilities: Meeting in a private home.

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For description see Rigdzin Ling/Chag - dud Gonpa Foundation, Junction City, California.

address: PO Box 90, Oakville, CA 94562 phone: (707) 944-1907 lineage: Tibetan

spiritual head: H. E. Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche

contact: Tulku Jigme Tromge Rin­poche

affiliation:

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For description, please refer to Sham­bhala International, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

address: 2288 Fulton Street, Berkeley,

CA 94704

PHONES: (510) 841-3242 or (510) 841- 6475

e-mail: jgrun@sirius. com lineage: Tibetan Kagyu-Nyingma spiritual head: Sakyong Mipham Rin­poche

contact:

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No description available. address: 167 Vernon Street,

San Francisco, CA 94132 lineage: Tendai Kengyo

A nonprofit foundation in the lineage of Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche, established to facilitate the preservation, practice, and study of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition known as Chokling Tersar. Lineage hold­ers, headed by the four sons of Tulku Ur­gyen, are invited to the United States to give empowerment, reading transmis­sion, and instruction.

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The Davis Shambhala Center is a com­munity of individuals joined in the com­mon goal of fostering the creation of an enlightened society through the practice and study of Buddhism or the Sacred Path of Warriorship, as presented by the Vidyadhara, the Ven. Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche.

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Diamond Way Buddhist Center (for­merly Kamtsang Choling) is a California State nonprofit organization and is part of a worldwide network of Buddhist cen­ters in the Karma Kagyu tradition of Ti­betan Buddhism. Our centers were founded and are directed by Lama Ole Nydahl and his wife, Hannah, and are under

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No description available. address: 31000 Hasley Canyon, Castaic, CA 91384

PHONE: (805) 257-2943 lineage: Tibetan Drikung Kagyu spiritual head: Ven. Khenpo Konchog Gyaltsen Rinpoche contact: John Lewis affiliation: Tibetan Meditation Center, Frederick, Maryland

Ven. Lama Samten teaches Buddhist phi­losophy, meditations, and deity yogas and leads retreats for beginners and ad­vanced practitioners. Traditional Tibetan Buddhist chanting, music, healing, and arts are also taught. Please contact us for more information or a current monthly schedule.

address: 1768 Sheridan Avenue, Escondido, CA 92027 PHONE:

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For description, please see Pacific Region Yeshe Nyingpo, Ashland, Oregon. address: Box 431740, San Ysidro,

CA 92143-1740 lineage: Tibetan Nyingma spiritual head: H. H. Dudjom Rin­poche

contact: Ven. Gyatrul Rinpoche, Spiri­tual Representative affiliation: Pacific Region Yeshe Nyingpo, Ashland, Oregon

Foundation for the Preservation

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The sole purpose of our organization is to provide an environment for the prac­tice of Tibetan Buddhist meditation. Ini­tially founded in the 1970s by the sixteenth Gyalwa Karmapa, the center began dissolving in the early eighties. In 1986 it was reformed under the guidance of the Venerable Thrangu Rinpoche, an accomplished meditation master and senior lama of the Karma Kagyu lineage.

We host an annual ten-day

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Lama Lodru has established study groups and gives teachings in the following cities: Sacramento, Sebastapol, San Rafael, Red­wood City, and Eureka, California; and Tucson, Arizona. Please call for locations and a schedule of activities. address: 1892 Fell Street, San Francisco, CA 94117 PHONE: (415) 752-5454 WWW: http://www. kdk. org lineage: Tibetan contact: Lama Lodru

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No description available. address: 2461 Santa Monica Boulevard, C329, Santa Monica, CA 90404 phone: (310) 820-3751 fax: Same

e-mail: kbc@primenet. com lineage: Tibetan, New Kadampa spiritual head: Lama Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

affiliation: Manjushri Mahayana Bud­dhist Center, Ulverston, United Kingdom

We are dedicated to the dissemination and practice of Bonpo teachings as pre­sented by the director of the Ligmincha Institute (Charlottesville, Virginia), Ten- zin Wangyual Rinpoche, and the Rin - poches Lopon Tenzin Namdak and Nyima Dakpa of Menri Monastery in Dolanji, India. Bon is the indigenous reli­gion of Tibet. Teachings and practice in­clude the Bon Dzogchen

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A member of the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT), we are a conference and retreat center located on fifty-five acres of red­wood forest and meadowland, bordering the twelve-thousand-acre forest of Nis - cene Marks just south of Santa Cruz. The setting is peaceful and beautiful, with a pool, sauna, walking trails, and delicious vegetarian meals. Although we are a Ti­betan

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Los Angeles KTC was founded in 1978 by the sixteenth Gyalwa Karmapa. All are welcome to join us in our regular weekly practice and for special teaching events by visiting lamas. Lama Dudjom Dorje visits regularly from Northern California where he has lived and taught for almost ten years. Please call for detailed

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For description, please refer to Sham­bhala International, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

address: 8218 West Third Street,

Los Angeles, CA 90048 PHONE: (213) 653-9342 FAX: (310) 396-8287 e-mail: joelwach@aol. com lineage: Tibetan Kagyu and Nyingma

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For description, please see Pacific Region Yeshe Nyingpo, Ashland, Oregon. address: 627 Santa Clara Street, Apart­ment 4, Venice, CA 90291 phone: (310) 450-2559 lineage: Tibetan Nyingma spiritual head: H. H. Dudjom Rin­poche

contact: Ven. Gyatrul Rinpoche,

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No description available. address: 32 West Anapamu Street, #297, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 phone: (805) 563-2771 FAX: (805) 965-3841 e-mail: vbc@ix. netcom. com lineage: Tibetan, New Kadampa spiritual head: Lama Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

affiliation: Manjushri Mahayana Bud­dhist Centre, Ulverston, United Kingdom

The Maitreya Institute is a nonprofit community-oriented organization founded by the twelfth Tai Situpa in 1985. The in­stitute provides a forum for intercultural exchange and understanding. address: 3450 Sacramento Street, Suite 622, San Francisco, CA 94118 PHONE: (415) 668-5920 lineage: Karma Kagyu spiritual head: Twelfth Tai Situpa Rin­poche CONTACT: Staff AFFILIATION: Autonomous ESTABLISHED: 1985 facilities: Rented facilities as needed.

Marin Dharma Study Group is located in the private residence of the coordinators. We host Kagyu lamas and rinpoches when they visit the Bay Area, and may sponsor events at those times. We do not provide overnight accommodations for traveling dharma students. address: 304 Devon Drive, San Rafael, CA 94903 phone: (415) 499-1778 FAX: (415) 499-3360 e-mail: thanka@aol. com lineage:

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No description available. address: 1758 Orchard Hill Lane, Hacienda Heights, CA 91745 PHONE: (818) 912-9107 lineage: Chinese Vajrayana: True Buddha School spiritual head: Grand Master Sheng - yen Lu

AFFILIATION: Autonomous

No description available. address: 131 Ladera Street, Monterey Park, CA 91754 lineage: Chinese Vajrayana: True Bud­dha School spiritual head: Grand Master Sheng - yen Lu

AFFILIATION: Autonomous

Fifty long-term students who work full time at one of Tarthang Tulku’s centers form the core of the Nyingma Institute community. In addition, hundreds of students attend retreats, classes, work­shops, or work-study programs while maintaining jobs and family responsibili­ties. Nyingma

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No description available. address: 3526 Gray Street, Oakland,

CA 94601 PHONE: (510) 532-9888 FAX: (510) 261-3318 lineage: Chinese Vajrayana True Bud­dha School spiritual head: Grand Master Sheng - yen Lu AFFILIATION: Autonomous

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