We make every effort to keep the schedule of upcoming events up to date, but events do change, sometimes at the last minute. Unless otherwise specified, all events below take place at the KTC Center, 1000 Armeda Avenue Irving, Texas 75061. See map.

Day-long retreats are usually 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, with a two-hour break at noon. Usually a detailed flyer is e-mailed prior to KTC retreats. Get on the KTC email list here.

Upcoming Highlights


KTC 4th Anniversary Celebration  Sunday, November 12.

Chod for the Turkeys  Thursday, Thanksgiving evening at 7:30 pm

Thanksgiving Nyungne  November 24-27. Details soon.


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September 10 - September 16
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    Public Program

    9:00 am-12:00 pm
    1000 Armeda Ave, Irving, TX 75061, USA
    1000 Armeda Ave, Irving, TX 75061, USA

    Doors open at 9:00am; coffee, tea and snacks available. Meditation begins at 9:30am, and Lama Dudjom Dorjee Rinpoche’s teaching begins at 10:00am. If Lama Dudjom Dorjee for some reason is not available we will have an alternate program.


    First Intro to Tibetan Buddhism Class

    11:20 am-12:20 pm
    1000 Armeda Ave, Irving, TX 75061, USA
    1000 Armeda Ave, Irving, TX 75061, USA

    Intro to Tibetan Buddhism Class
    Eight Classes, offered each Sunday, For eight weeks.

    The course will generally follow Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche’s book Dharma Paths, and it would be beneficial for you to have this book.

    Our mission is to introduce you to Buddhism, specifically Tibetan Buddhism; the stages of the path, the main practices, and the goal.

    You may pay for the series per class; $5 suggested donation. A link to pay for the whole thing online will be available soon.

    The class will start about 20 minutes after Lama Dudjom Dorjee Rinpoche’s Sunday morning teaching concludes, and will be one hour long. Approximately 11:20am-12:20pm.

    Anyone who has taken an Intro/Newcomer Class before
    is more than welcome to join the class gratis,
    as is any KTC Member.



    Class 1: September 10
    Energetic aspects of the Vairocana posture,
    Overview of the entire course

    Class 2: September 17
    Buddha’s life, the Four Noble Truths, Noble Eightfold Path, Refuge and Precepts / Vows.

    Class 3: September 24
    The Six Realms and the Wheel of Life

    Class 4: October 1
    Introduction to Relative and Absolute Truth, Bodhicitta

    Class 5: October 8
    The Six Perfections

    Class 6: October 15
    The Six Perfections Continued

    Sunday, October 22 – Lama Rinpoche at KTD. No class.

    Class 7: October 29
    Perfection of Wisdom – EMPTINESS

    Class 8: November 5
    Stages of the Path and Three Vehicles


    Course Text: Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche’s book Dharma Paths

    Dharma Paths, the first book of teachings by one of the most highly respected lamas in North America, is a broad and in depth introduction to Tibetan Buddhism.

    It cuts through the complexity of the Tibetan tradition, revealing a flexible approach based on our individual capacities. Without assuming an academic background or knowledge of Buddhist terminology, Dharma Paths presents both …[Read more]

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    Chenrezik Practice

    7:30 pm-8:30 pm
    1000 Armeda Ave, Irving, TX 75061, USA
    1000 Armeda Ave, Irving, TX 75061, USA

    Weekly Chenrezik Sadhana Practice. Open to students with Refuge and/or permission from Lama Dudjom Dorjee.

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EventsKTC Dallas has a regular Sunday Practice schedule with Lama Dudjom Dorjee Rinpoche at the center in Irving.

Our Sunday programs start at 10am.  On the Sundays when Lama Dudjom Dorjee is in residence, there is usually a Dharma teaching from Rinpoche at this time. Usually there is also the opportunity for a short Dharma “interview” with the Lama after the teaching.

KTC Dallas is also one of the few Dharma Centers in the US that offers the Nyungne fasting and purification practice on a regular basis.  This is entirely due to Lama Dudjom Dorjee, who makes this amazing practice available to us. More about the Nyungne Retreats here.