painted lotusIn addition to our regular weekly classes, we offer many special events, workshops, and retreats in Olympia and Tacoma* to introduce you to, or deepen your experience of Buddha’s timeless teachings on cultivating peace and authentic happiness. The links to the right are all the upcoming events. You may use the registration button on the event page, if there is one, or simply register when you arrive. Because all of our classes begin with guided meditation, it’s a good idea to come a few minutes early.

*We have two Categories of special events that are color-coded. Olympia Special Events are in red or Tacoma Special Events in blue. 

Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Buddhism 101
Although Buddhism is an ancient spiritual path that first appeared in the East 2,600 years ago, the practices taught by Buddha are timeless and universally applicable. These days, many people are rediscovering that Buddhism and meditation offers clear answers to questions and real solutions to everyday problems that cannot be found anywhere else. In this course we will look at how ... Read More
Aug 27 @ 9:00 am – 10:05 am
Lamrim Retreat
Lamrim, or the stages of the path to enlightenment, is a very practical presentation of all the 84,000 teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni. It was compiled by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha, who was invited to Tibet by King Jangchub Ö in AD 1042, and who spent the rest of his life there spreading pure Dharma. By engaging in ... Read More
Aug 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lamrim Retreat
Lamrim, or the stages of the path to enlightenment, is a very practical presentation of all the 84,000 teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni. It was compiled by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha, who was invited to Tibet by King Jangchub Ö in AD 1042, and who spent the rest of his life there spreading pure Dharma. By engaging in ... Read More
Aug 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Lamrim Retreat
Lamrim, or the stages of the path to enlightenment, is a very practical presentation of all the 84,000 teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni. It was compiled by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha, who was invited to Tibet by King Jangchub Ö in AD 1042, and who spent the rest of his life there spreading pure Dharma. By engaging in ... Read More
Aug 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Lamrim Retreat
Lamrim, or the stages of the path to enlightenment, is a very practical presentation of all the 84,000 teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni. It was compiled by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha, who was invited to Tibet by King Jangchub Ö in AD 1042, and who spent the rest of his life there spreading pure Dharma. By engaging in ... Read More
Aug 28 @ 9:00 am – 10:05 am
Lamrim Retreat
Lamrim, or the stages of the path to enlightenment, is a very practical presentation of all the 84,000 teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni. It was compiled by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha, who was invited to Tibet by King Jangchub Ö in AD 1042, and who spent the rest of his life there spreading pure Dharma. By engaging in ... Read More
Aug 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lamrim Retreat
Lamrim, or the stages of the path to enlightenment, is a very practical presentation of all the 84,000 teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni. It was compiled by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha, who was invited to Tibet by King Jangchub Ö in AD 1042, and who spent the rest of his life there spreading pure Dharma. By engaging in ... Read More
Aug 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Lamrim Retreat
Lamrim, or the stages of the path to enlightenment, is a very practical presentation of all the 84,000 teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni. It was compiled by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha, who was invited to Tibet by King Jangchub Ö in AD 1042, and who spent the rest of his life there spreading pure Dharma. By engaging in ... Read More
Aug 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Lamrim Retreat
Lamrim, or the stages of the path to enlightenment, is a very practical presentation of all the 84,000 teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni. It was compiled by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha, who was invited to Tibet by King Jangchub Ö in AD 1042, and who spent the rest of his life there spreading pure Dharma. By engaging in ... Read More
Aug 29 @ 9:00 am – 10:05 am
Lamrim Retreat
Lamrim, or the stages of the path to enlightenment, is a very practical presentation of all the 84,000 teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni. It was compiled by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha, who was invited to Tibet by King Jangchub Ö in AD 1042, and who spent the rest of his life there spreading pure Dharma. By engaging in ... Read More
Aug 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lamrim Retreat
Lamrim, or the stages of the path to enlightenment, is a very practical presentation of all the 84,000 teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni. It was compiled by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha, who was invited to Tibet by King Jangchub Ö in AD 1042, and who spent the rest of his life there spreading pure Dharma. By engaging in ... Read More
Aug 29 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Lamrim Retreat
Lamrim, or the stages of the path to enlightenment, is a very practical presentation of all the 84,000 teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni. It was compiled by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha, who was invited to Tibet by King Jangchub Ö in AD 1042, and who spent the rest of his life there spreading pure Dharma. By engaging in ... Read More
Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Lamrim Retreat
Lamrim, or the stages of the path to enlightenment, is a very practical presentation of all the 84,000 teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni. It was compiled by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha, who was invited to Tibet by King Jangchub Ö in AD 1042, and who spent the rest of his life there spreading pure Dharma. By engaging in ... Read More
Aug 30 @ 9:00 am – 10:05 am
Lamrim Retreat
Lamrim, or the stages of the path to enlightenment, is a very practical presentation of all the 84,000 teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni. It was compiled by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha, who was invited to Tibet by King Jangchub Ö in AD 1042, and who spent the rest of his life there spreading pure Dharma. By engaging in ... Read More
Aug 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lamrim Retreat
Lamrim, or the stages of the path to enlightenment, is a very practical presentation of all the 84,000 teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni. It was compiled by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha, who was invited to Tibet by King Jangchub Ö in AD 1042, and who spent the rest of his life there spreading pure Dharma. By engaging in ... Read More
Aug 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Lamrim Retreat
Lamrim, or the stages of the path to enlightenment, is a very practical presentation of all the 84,000 teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni. It was compiled by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha, who was invited to Tibet by King Jangchub Ö in AD 1042, and who spent the rest of his life there spreading pure Dharma. By engaging in ... Read More
Aug 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Lamrim Retreat
Lamrim, or the stages of the path to enlightenment, is a very practical presentation of all the 84,000 teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni. It was compiled by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha, who was invited to Tibet by King Jangchub Ö in AD 1042, and who spent the rest of his life there spreading pure Dharma. By engaging in ... Read More
Aug 31 @ 9:00 am – 10:05 am
Lamrim Retreat
Lamrim, or the stages of the path to enlightenment, is a very practical presentation of all the 84,000 teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni. It was compiled by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha, who was invited to Tibet by King Jangchub Ö in AD 1042, and who spent the rest of his life there spreading pure Dharma. By engaging in ... Read More
Aug 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lamrim Retreat
Lamrim, or the stages of the path to enlightenment, is a very practical presentation of all the 84,000 teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni. It was compiled by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha, who was invited to Tibet by King Jangchub Ö in AD 1042, and who spent the rest of his life there spreading pure Dharma. By engaging in ... Read More
Aug 31 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Lamrim Retreat
Lamrim, or the stages of the path to enlightenment, is a very practical presentation of all the 84,000 teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni. It was compiled by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha, who was invited to Tibet by King Jangchub Ö in AD 1042, and who spent the rest of his life there spreading pure Dharma. By engaging in ... Read More
Aug 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Lamrim Retreat
Lamrim, or the stages of the path to enlightenment, is a very practical presentation of all the 84,000 teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni. It was compiled by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha, who was invited to Tibet by King Jangchub Ö in AD 1042, and who spent the rest of his life there spreading pure Dharma. By engaging in ... Read More
Sep 3 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Picnic
Come and enjoy a relaxing time at Capitol Lake with the community of Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center while sharing meaningful discussions on how to solve our daily stresses while having a nice vegan/vegetarian meal. The picnic will be right after Prayers for World Peace. This is a great opportunity to share our thoughts on actualizing world peace and enjoying each ... Read More
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Learn to Meditate in Half a Day
Sometimes life can become overwhelming with difficult and turbulent events. At such times, peace can feel far away. However, just as the center of a hurricane is perfectly still, through meditation we can learn to build a place of peace within. From this inner space, we can make good decisions that foster harmony and happiness for ourselves and others. Join ... Read More
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Peaceful Mind in Difficult Times
Sometimes life can become overwhelming with difficult and turbulent events. At such times, peace can feel far away. However, just as the center of a hurricane is perfectly still, through meditation we can learn to build a place of peace within. From this inner space, we can make good decisions that foster harmony and happiness for ourselves and others. Join ... Read More
Sep 10 @ 11:45 am – 1:00 pm
Peaceful Mind in difficult Times
Sometimes life can become overwhelming with difficult and turbulent events. At such times, peace can feel far away. However, just as the center of a hurricane is perfectly still, through meditation we can learn to build a place of peace within. From this inner space, we can make good decisions that foster harmony and happiness for ourselves and others. Join ... Read More
Sep 10 @ 2:45 pm – 4:00 pm
Peaceful Mind in Difficult Times
Sometimes life can become overwhelming with difficult and turbulent events. At such times, peace can feel far away. However, just as the center of a hurricane is perfectly still, through meditation we can learn to build a place of peace within. From this inner space, we can make good decisions that foster harmony and happiness for ourselves and others. Join ... Read More
Sep 10 @ 4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
Peaceful Mind in Difficult Times @ Difficult Times
Sometimes life can become overwhelming with difficult and turbulent events. At such times, peace can feel far away. However, just as the center of a hurricane is perfectly still, through meditation we can learn to build a place of peace within. From this inner space, we can make good decisions that foster harmony and happiness for ourselves and others. Join ... Read More
Buddhism for Everyone: Supreme Good Heart for Modern Life
In these meditations we will learn to develop and maintain a warm heart and a feeling of being close to all living beings without exception. This prepares the foundation for generating love and compassion for all living beings. Buddha’s teachings are the scientific method to solve our problems and find a happy, meaningful life. In these classes we meditate in ... Read More
Sep 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Life of Buddha Movie Night
Join us for a very special presentation of truly meaningful movie: The Life of Buddha. A special dramatic presentation, inspired by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso and his teachings, that visually captures the essence of Buddha Shakyamuni’s life. Based on the twelve principal deeds of Buddha, it reveals in a clear, entertaining and moving way the essential characteristics of a spiritual ... Read More
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Mindfulness for Everyday Living
We all have tremendous potential within our hearts for a peaceful, successful, meaningful life. The purpose of a spiritual path is to help us to recognize these potentials and teach us how to cultivate them through training in mindfulness, concentration and skillful meditation. In this course, we will focus on special methods for improving our life and meditation practice through ... Read More

Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Although Buddhism is an ancient spiritual path that first appeared in the East 2,600 years ago, the practices taught by Buddha are timeless and universally applicable. These days, many people are rediscovering that Buddhism and meditation offers clear answers to questions and real solutions to everyday problems that cannot be found anywhere else. In this course we will look at how ... Read More
Aug 27 @ 9:00 am – 10:05 am
Lamrim, or the stages of the path to enlightenment, is a very practical presentation of all the 84,000 teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni. It was compiled by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha, who was invited to Tibet by King Jangchub Ö in AD 1042, and who spent the rest of his life there spreading pure Dharma. By engaging in ... Read More
Aug 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lamrim, or the stages of the path to enlightenment, is a very practical presentation of all the 84,000 teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni. It was compiled by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha, who was invited to Tibet by King Jangchub Ö in AD 1042, and who spent the rest of his life there spreading pure Dharma. By engaging in ... Read More
Aug 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Lamrim, or the stages of the path to enlightenment, is a very practical presentation of all the 84,000 teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni. It was compiled by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha, who was invited to Tibet by King Jangchub Ö in AD 1042, and who spent the rest of his life there spreading pure Dharma. By engaging in ... Read More
Aug 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Lamrim, or the stages of the path to enlightenment, is a very practical presentation of all the 84,000 teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni. It was compiled by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha, who was invited to Tibet by King Jangchub Ö in AD 1042, and who spent the rest of his life there spreading pure Dharma. By engaging in ... Read More
Aug 28 @ 9:00 am – 10:05 am
Lamrim, or the stages of the path to enlightenment, is a very practical presentation of all the 84,000 teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni. It was compiled by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha, who was invited to Tibet by King Jangchub Ö in AD 1042, and who spent the rest of his life there spreading pure Dharma. By engaging in ... Read More
Aug 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lamrim, or the stages of the path to enlightenment, is a very practical presentation of all the 84,000 teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni. It was compiled by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha, who was invited to Tibet by King Jangchub Ö in AD 1042, and who spent the rest of his life there spreading pure Dharma. By engaging in ... Read More
Aug 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Lamrim, or the stages of the path to enlightenment, is a very practical presentation of all the 84,000 teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni. It was compiled by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha, who was invited to Tibet by King Jangchub Ö in AD 1042, and who spent the rest of his life there spreading pure Dharma. By engaging in ... Read More
Aug 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Lamrim, or the stages of the path to enlightenment, is a very practical presentation of all the 84,000 teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni. It was compiled by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha, who was invited to Tibet by King Jangchub Ö in AD 1042, and who spent the rest of his life there spreading pure Dharma. By engaging in ... Read More
Aug 29 @ 9:00 am – 10:05 am
Lamrim, or the stages of the path to enlightenment, is a very practical presentation of all the 84,000 teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni. It was compiled by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha, who was invited to Tibet by King Jangchub Ö in AD 1042, and who spent the rest of his life there spreading pure Dharma. By engaging in ... Read More
Aug 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lamrim, or the stages of the path to enlightenment, is a very practical presentation of all the 84,000 teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni. It was compiled by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha, who was invited to Tibet by King Jangchub Ö in AD 1042, and who spent the rest of his life there spreading pure Dharma. By engaging in ... Read More
Aug 29 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Lamrim, or the stages of the path to enlightenment, is a very practical presentation of all the 84,000 teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni. It was compiled by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha, who was invited to Tibet by King Jangchub Ö in AD 1042, and who spent the rest of his life there spreading pure Dharma. By engaging in ... Read More
Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Lamrim, or the stages of the path to enlightenment, is a very practical presentation of all the 84,000 teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni. It was compiled by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha, who was invited to Tibet by King Jangchub Ö in AD 1042, and who spent the rest of his life there spreading pure Dharma. By engaging in ... Read More
Aug 30 @ 9:00 am – 10:05 am
Lamrim, or the stages of the path to enlightenment, is a very practical presentation of all the 84,000 teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni. It was compiled by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha, who was invited to Tibet by King Jangchub Ö in AD 1042, and who spent the rest of his life there spreading pure Dharma. By engaging in ... Read More
Aug 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lamrim, or the stages of the path to enlightenment, is a very practical presentation of all the 84,000 teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni. It was compiled by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha, who was invited to Tibet by King Jangchub Ö in AD 1042, and who spent the rest of his life there spreading pure Dharma. By engaging in ... Read More
Aug 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Lamrim, or the stages of the path to enlightenment, is a very practical presentation of all the 84,000 teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni. It was compiled by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha, who was invited to Tibet by King Jangchub Ö in AD 1042, and who spent the rest of his life there spreading pure Dharma. By engaging in ... Read More
Aug 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Lamrim, or the stages of the path to enlightenment, is a very practical presentation of all the 84,000 teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni. It was compiled by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha, who was invited to Tibet by King Jangchub Ö in AD 1042, and who spent the rest of his life there spreading pure Dharma. By engaging in ... Read More
Aug 31 @ 9:00 am – 10:05 am
Lamrim, or the stages of the path to enlightenment, is a very practical presentation of all the 84,000 teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni. It was compiled by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha, who was invited to Tibet by King Jangchub Ö in AD 1042, and who spent the rest of his life there spreading pure Dharma. By engaging in ... Read More
Aug 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lamrim, or the stages of the path to enlightenment, is a very practical presentation of all the 84,000 teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni. It was compiled by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha, who was invited to Tibet by King Jangchub Ö in AD 1042, and who spent the rest of his life there spreading pure Dharma. By engaging in ... Read More
Aug 31 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Lamrim, or the stages of the path to enlightenment, is a very practical presentation of all the 84,000 teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni. It was compiled by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha, who was invited to Tibet by King Jangchub Ö in AD 1042, and who spent the rest of his life there spreading pure Dharma. By engaging in ... Read More

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