A Warm Welcome From Geshe Kalsang Rapgyal
Executive Director of Drepung Gomang Center For Engaging Compassion - Louisville's Tibetan Buddhist & Compassion Education Center
Louisville's Center for Tibetan Buddhism
Experience weekly Tibetan Buddhist teachings, meditation & special ceremonies in the tranquil setting of the Tashi Gomang Dharma Center Shrine Room
Compassion Education Center
Offering classes in Compassion Engagement, Mind Training, Earth Reverence and Nonviolence Education for our Louisville community
Drepung Gomang Monastery
We are the North American Seat of Drepung Gomang Monastery in Southern India... home to over 2000 monks
Helping Preserve The Endangered Tibetan Culture
Working to raise awareness and support the fragile existence of Tibet
Interfaith Dialogue & Peacemaking
Promoting a pathway to peace and understanding between cultures and religious traditions
Sacred Arts Tour
Host & National Coordinator for the touring Drepung Gomang Monks as they promote compassion & Tibetan culture throughout the USA
Twelve Days Toward Peace
September 21 to October 2
Neuroscience has confirmed that when we hear or see stories of real people generating goodness, we are much more likely to do the same. Do you need some encouragement and companionship on the path of nourishing an attitude of compassion and nonharm? Join us during DGCEC's 8th annual 12 Days Toward Peace with many options opportunities.
International Day of Peace Candlelight Vigil, Big Four Walking Bridge, Wednesday, Sept 21, 6:30pm – 7:30pm - Intention-setting gathering including final meditation of Louisville Resonant City Peace Project, and candle-light walk. All welcome.
Morning Practice for Nonviolence: Daily, 7:30-8:00am, via Zoom: Set an intention to expand nonviolence in your heart and actions; guided by community peacemakers. Registration required
"Nonviolence through Resisting White Supremacy” Nonviolence Tools Workshop with Rashaad Abdur-Rahman: Thursday, Sept 22, 10-11:30am, In-Person. Registration required
Nonharm and Our Earth – Meditation on Beargrass Creek: Thursday, Sept 22, 5:30 – 8pm, $20 fee, limited seating on the 30ft Voyageur Canoe! Light clean up, meet water birds, and more. Registration Required
“Meeting in the Field: Exploring a Nonviolent Communication Framework” Nonviolence Tools Workshop with Cory Lockhart: Tuesday, Sept 27, 9-10am, In-Person. Registration required
24 Hour Vigil for Nonviolence: Wednesday, Sept 28, 7pm to Thursday, Sept 29, 7pm, In-Person with masks at DGCEC: Each hour is marked by meditation, song, poetry or prayer. Join at any time you are able
"Compassion and Gratitude" Nonviolence Tools Workshop with Anne Walter: Thursday, September 29, 4:00 - 5:00pm, via Zoom, Registration required
"Transforming Limiting Beliefs" Nonviolence Tools Workshop with Maggie Jezreel: Friday, September 30, 10 - 11:30am, via Zoom, Registration required
International Day of Nonviolence: Community Gathering: Sunday, October 2, 3:00-4:00pm, Trager Park on Spalding University Campus (2nd and Kentucky Streets) Dedication of 12 Days efforts. All are Welcome
Nourish your compassionate heart with our diverse offerings. See other programs and classes available via the Zoom platform or In-Person with Covid-precautions HERE.
DGCEC Continues Prayers for All Who are Suffering
Geshe Rapgyal, Geshe Sonam and Geshe Gedun hold in special prayer all who are suffering in the pandemic and all working for peace and nonviolence.
Join us in-person at 10am on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays or Fridays for these prayers for World Peace, for the community, and for special requests. You are welcome to be present in the shrine room with a mask on at all times. Prayers include the Heart Sutra, Green Tara Mantras, Tea Puja and Dedication prayers. Contact [email protected] or 502-614-5616 to request prayers for your needs.
Dissolution and Dedication of the Medicine Buddha Sacred Sand Mandala on Monday, May 16, 2022 after 26 months of rituals and prayers for all suffering in the pandemic. Watch Here.
Featured Dharma Offerings: Contact us about whether events are In-Person, via Zoom or FaceBook
Featured Compassion Education Center Offerings
This Week at DGCEC