Welcome to Drikung Namgyal Ling – Drikung Kagyu Buddhist Center

Welcome to Drikung Namgyal Ling and our Drikung Kagyu Center situated right outside of Tucson, in Sahuarita Arizona.
We are a devoted but casual and friendly group.  We welcome newcomers and practitioners of all levels.

November 11, 2018, 3:30pm
“The Enlightened Gene” book discussion and signing
DNL and Arizona Friends of Tibet present a book discussion and signing for Dr. Eisen’s latest publication, “The Enlightened Gene: Biology, Buddhism and the Convergence that Explains the World”
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November 16-18, 2018
Annual 1000-Armed Chenrezig Drupchen with Drupon Thinley Ningpo
Venerable Drupon Thinley Ningpo returns November 16th through 18th for our annual Chenrezig Drupchen!  We will begin the weekend with a Chenrezig Empowerment on Friday evening, followed by a 24-hour practice over three days with multiple sessions per day.  Attending the empowerment is not required, and practitioners may attend all or part of the Drupchen practice.
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December 8th-9th, 2018

H.E. Garchen Rinpoche teachings on Milarepa, Mahamudra and Dzogchen


The venue for this teaching has been changed.

*New Location*

Hotel Tucson
475 N Granada Ave, Tucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ 85701
(520) 622-3000


* Reduced rates available for event attendees. Please mention “Drikung Namgyal Ling” to receive daily rate of $82.

As dharma students we enjoy a rich lineage of dharma teachings and practices — and precious teachers — none more so than H.E. Garchen Rinpoche.  H.H. Chetsang Rinpoche has called him “a true bodhisattva.” Please join us for an extremely auspicious opportunity to receive his blessings in person in Tucson, AZ, on December 8th and 9th, 2018.
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Weekly Practice Schedule
  • Chenrezig Practice, Sunday mornings
    11am – 12pm
  • White Tara Practice, Wednesday nights
    7pm – 8pm

Weekly practices are free.


Drikung Namgyal Ling
1135 Twin Buttes Road
Sahuarita, Arizona 85629

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1135 West Twin Buttes Road
Sahuarita, AZ 85629

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Upcoming Events

  1. Weekly Meditation Practice

    November 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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  2. Annual 1000-Armed Chenrezig Drupchen with Drupon Thinley Ningpo – 2018

    November 16 @ 6:00 pm - November 18 @ 5:00 pm
    Sahuarita AZ
  3. Weekly Meditation Practice

    November 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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  4. Sunday Mornings at the Center

    November 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    Sahuarita AZ
  5. Weekly Meditation Practice

    November 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Drikung Namgyal Ling

1135 Twin Buttes Road
Sahuarita, Arizona 85629

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