Karma Thegsum Chöling Southern California

We are a Buddhist Meditation and Study center that follows the Karma Kagyu Lineage of Tibetan Buddhism.

We have provided meditation and Dharma teachings in Los Angeles for over two decades and extended our reach to Southern California and beyond. We offer online teachings every Thursday, led by various Lamas, along with group practice and book study sessions. Moreover, we conduct in-person and Zoom meditation classes every first and third Saturday and an in-person group practice monthly. 

In addition to our regular classes and sessions, we host special in-person teaching events throughout the year, inviting various teachers.

Karma Thegsum Chöling Southern California

is affiliated with Karma Triyana Dharmachakra (KTD), the North American seat of His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, the head of the 900-year-old Karma Kagyu Lineage.

Dharma Events

July Events

Photo by Raimond Klavins  July Events Dear Dharma Friends, We are delighted to announce our upcoming events for July, featuring our

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Upcoming Events

August 16

Public Talk with Lama Karma:
Transforming Worries and Fears into Compassionate Awareness

August 17 - 18

Embracing the Wisdom and Compassion of Tara:
Teachings on Green Tara
In-person teaching with Lama Karma Drodhul