What’s Happening in Knoxville’s Tibetan Buddhist Community

Visit this page regularly to keep up with Losel Shredup Ling’s activities.

Also, please check out our Schedule page to see weekly and monthly scheduled activities.

Membership Meeting | Sunday, June 5, 2022

Please plan to attend our membership meeting Sunday, June 5 at 3 PM. Attendance is open to current members as well as other heart-centered folks with an interest in Buddhism and contemplative practices. We are planning to meet in-person at Lotus Light as well as on Zoom. In this meeting we will elect our Board of Directors, discuss development of our Community Council (formerly know as the Steering Committee) and discuss other organizational plans to help us reopen and more effectively...

How to Practice Dzogchen

We will be joining the webcast of the Padmasambhava Buddhist Center with Venerable Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche on Sunday, January 23 at 10:30 AM for a teaching on   How to Practice Dzogchen (Regular Sunday Practices will be preempted for this event.)   Click Here for Details   Pith Instructions on How to Practice Dzogchen, the Great Perfection of the Ultimate Nature By the Great Mahasiddha and Scholar Patrul Rinpoche   Everyone who is interested in attending these...


Join us for this special teaching from Lama Yeshe Chodron and for the Lotus Light Center REOPENING!   Sunday, July 4th at 10 AM   The session will be held in-person at the center and online via Zoom.   Click here for more information!

Tai Situ Rinpoche Online June 5-6

  Tai Situ Rinpoche will offer online teachings this weekend, Saturday, June 5 and Sunday, June 6 on The Two Most Critical Things in Life. Guru Vajradhara Chamgon Kenting Tai Situpa is the 12th in the Tai Situ line of Enlightened masters. Guru Vajradhara is holder of the Palpung Lineage. He is the head of Palpung Sherabling India, and numerous Palpung monastic communities and Centers worldwide including Milarepa Osel Cho DzongĀ  mountain retreat center in Happy Valley. Rinpoche will offer...

Sunday Deity Practices

The Sunday deity practices will be shifted one week this month due to the MOCD Spring Retreat Green Tara - 10 AM May 9 Red Tara - 10 AM May 16 White Tara - 10 AM May 23 Medicine Buddha - 10 AM May 30


As most of the sangha is attending the Spring Retreat at Milarepa Osel Cho Dzong, there will be no practices via Zoom this Sunday, May 1.

The Vital Point of Mind

We will be joining the webcast of the Padmasambhava Buddhist Center with Venerable Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche from Saturday, January 16 thru Saturday, January 23 at 10 AM - 12 PM EST for teachings on The Vital Point of Mind Click Here for Details Pith Instructions on the Vital Point of Mind that Grant Buddhahood Right in the Palm of Your Hand by the great master Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche Everyone who is interested in attending these sessions should register here to obtain complimentary...

Lama Chodron on 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva

Lama Chodron will visit us online Sunday August 30 at 10 AM   -------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------- Click Here to Join! Please consider a donation to Lama Chodron Donate Here

Online Sessions

Losel Shedrup Ling and the Lotus Light Center are continuing to offer online sessions as the center is currently closed to in person meetings. All of the practices we have offered in our weekly schedule are now available online. Additional online sessions offered by other groups meeting at Lotus Light are available. Go to the Lotus Light website and scroll down to see online yoga and the Regular Weekly Ongoing Sessions that are available.

Online Membership Meeting

Monday, March 30 at 5 PM Losel Shedrup Ling and the Lotus Light Center will be holding an online membership meeting at 5 pm on Monday March 30th. We will have an update on the community reorganization, make plans for going forward in these next months, and schedule elections for a new board of directors. Please put this on your calendar and consider how you might participate in helping our community embody the Dharma for the benefit of all. Click Here to Join the Meeting!


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