About The Bodhisattva Institute

The Bodhisattva Institute began in Tucson in 1989.  Under the spiritual direction of the Venerable Lama Lodu Rinpoche, countless beings have benefited from studying and practicing the teachings of the Dharma, the words and practices taught by The Buddha.

A DAG SHANG KAGYU BUDDHIST TEMPLE

TIBETAN BUDDHISM IN TUCSON

DEVOTED TO THE PRACTICE AND STUDY OF TIBETAN BUDDHISM, MEDITATION AND ONGOING DHARMA TEACHINGS

Events

The Bodhisattva Institute supports the Dharma through regular practice at the center and special events.


Venerable Lama Lodu Rinpoche to Visit

Lama Lodu Rinpoche will give a series of teachings November 5 - 13, 2022

Details will be available on the website soon.

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Weekly Chenrezig Practice

Chenrezig is the bodhisattva of compassion.

We practice at the center Sundays 10:00 - 12:00 in the shrine room. All are welcome.

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Medicine Buddha Practice

We have been doing online practice since Covid began in 2020.

Contact the center for more info.

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Our Teachers

Our Lineage


Venerable Lama Lodu Rinpoche

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His Holiness The 17th Gyalwang  Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje

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His Eminence The 2nd Kalu Rinpoche

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