Three Rivers Tibetan Cultural Center preserves, promotes and presents Tibetan culture in its many aspects to the people of Western Pennsylvania. A special emphasis is put on the study and practice of Tibetan Vajrayana Buddhist religion and spirituality through our Three Rivers Dharma Center branch. The Dharma Center offers authentic teachings and meditation practices in the Drikung Kagyu tradition. Our spiritual director, Ven. Khenpo Choephel is currently in Nepal, serving as the abbot of the Drikung Kagyu Rinchen Ling monastery. Our resident teacher is Ven. Lama Kalsang, from Nepal.
We offer a warm, supportive environment for the study and practice of the Buddhist dharma, as well as other aspects of Tibetan culture such as the Tibetan language, calligraphy, ritual arts, and medicine. We believe that the ancient wisdom of Tibetan culture has much to offer of relevance to the Western world today, and should not be forgotten. All are welcome to attend our meditation practices, teachings and other events, as well as to study in our library, which includes a complete set of the Kangyur and Tengyur texts, or our many Tibetan thangkas.
Please check our schedule for regular meditation practices and teachings. We need your donation to support our mission. You can donate to us online by clicking on the DONATE button, or, when you come to practice at our center, by depositing it directly into the Donation Box in our center.
Ven. Lama Kalsang, our resident teacher, is also available for prayer requests for those who are sick, for those who have passed away, or to bless your home.
For more information, email us at TRTCC@threeriverstibetancc.org.
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Our address is:
7313 Florence Ave.
Swissvale, PA, 15218