Palyul Changchub Dargyeling of the D.C. area, is a non-profit organization of Vajrayana Buddhism in the Palyul lineage of the Nyingma tradition. We are one of a world-wide network of Dharma centers founded by the late Kyabje Drubwang Pema Norbu Rinpoche under the current leadership of Kyabje Karma Kuchen Rinpoche, the 12th throne holder of the Palyul lineage.  We follow the guidance, advice and personal examples of His Holiness Pema Norbu Rinpoche, our Palyul Rinpoches, Teachers, Lamas and our Spiritual Director, Khenchen Tsewang Gyatso Rinpoche.
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PCD-DC is happy to announce teachings on The Natural Freedom Of The Nature Of Mind  ( Semnyi Rangdrol) by Longchen Rabjam given by our Spiritual Director Khenchen Tsewang Gyatso Rinpoche
August 24-29 2016*

*This teaching has some restrictions please contact us at for more information

All are welcome to
 celebrate Dakini day with us
Saturday, August 27th at 2pm

come to our

All Sangha Picnic August 28th 1230pm
We hope to see you there!

May All Beings Benefit

PCD-DC is currently fundraising  to get our own center, please support us in this effort & help us in the ways you can. Thank  you & Best wishes!


                            PCD-DC Spiritual Director- Khenchen Tsewang Gyatso

PCD-DC Board 2016
President - Elizabeth Johnsen
Treasurer Irina Mitchell
Secretary - Yeshe Dorje
Board Development Keith Matis
Tech Committee Geoff Edelman

                                                    Sarwa Mangalam

Regular Schedule
* Basic Meditation - Every Sunday 10-11 AM, group instruction and practice, open to all.

* Guru Yoga - 11:30 AM.

For current practice schedule, please visit: Calendar