Pema Kilaya

Pema Kilaya Rangjung Ngötsar Dzogchen Chöling, begun in 2003, is the Buddhist sangha practicing and studying with H.E. Dza Kilung Rinpoche. It was founded in 2003 as part of the Kilung Foundation’s mission of bringing Buddhism to the West. Pema Kilaya now has members throughout the world. Rinpoche leads retreats and teachings from his western …

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How to Help

There are many ways to help the Kilung Foundation in its mission of serving and supporting H.E. Dza Kilung Rinpoche’s Tibetan Buddhist teachings throughout the world, while helping to preserve and maintain the Tibetan Buddhist spiritual traditions and culture in his home community of Dzachuka, Tibet. We greatly appreciate your support! DONATE to our projects …

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Kilung Foundation

The Kilung Foundation serves and supports H.E. Dza Kilung Rinpoche’s Tibetan Buddhist teachings throughout the world, while helping to preserve and maintain the Tibetan Buddhist spiritual traditions and culture in his home community of Dzachuka, Tibet. In east Tibet, the Kilung Foundation brings humanitarian aid to the Dzachuka community. The vision of Dza Kilung Rinpoche …

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Dza Kilung Rinpoche

H. E. Dza Kilung Rinpoche Jigme Tandzin Chödrak is the fifth reincarnation of Getse Lama Jigme Ngotsar Gyatso, the enlightened yogi who founded the Kilung Monastery in the 18th century and was one of the four renowned Jigme Namzhi, the “Heart Sons” of Rigdzin Jigme Lingpa. He is the head of Kilung Monastery and has …

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Volunteer

There are many volunteer opportunities available to support the Kilung Foundation and Pema Kilaya. We are an all-volunteer organization. Local volunteers do gardening and grounds-keeping work on the Temple grounds. They also support the indoor stewardship of the Temple and retreat cabins with cleaning and organizing tasks.  With the temple now open again, local volunteers …

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