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His Holiness 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje and His Eminence 12th Chamgon Kenting Tai Situpa

Palpung Changchub Dargyeling is a Karma Kagyu Tibetan Buddhist Centre under the spiritual guidance of His Eminence 12th Tai Situ Rinpoche.

The Karma Kagyu lineage is known as the lineage of practice and oral transmission and it is famous for its many realised yogis and masters. The lineage has remained unbroken since the time of Buddha. The spiritual head of the lineage is His Holiness 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje.

On establishing the Centre Tai Situ Rinpoche stated his aspiration that its focus be to preserve the unbroken pure lineage of Buddha Dharma and to serve humanity and every sentient being, bringing harmony and peace in this world.

The Centre holds regular courses, retreats and events as well as group practices on auspicious days and hosts visits of Buddhist Masters.

There is a resident teacher, Venerable Choje Lama Rabsang, whose guidance and teachings are available for Buddhist students as well as anyone interested in exploring Buddhism.

Palpung Changchub Dargyeling is located in Brynmawr in South Wales, in the midst of the beautiful landscapes of the Welsh Valleys.

Special Events

Study The Jewel Ornament of Liberation with Tai Situ Rinpoche

March 10 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until November 10, 2018

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Inspiration from the Ngondro Retreat

November 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on Inspiration from the Ngondro Retreat

We started this year's Ngondro retreat auspiciously on Lhabab Duchen 10th November by remembering Buddha's life and example. We offered 108 candles to the Three Jewels (Buddha, Dharma and Sangha) and made a wish that [...]

October News Drops

October 5th, 2017|Comments Off on October News Drops

  Lama Rabsang is a great example of joyful effort in practice and in action. Thank You from Choje Lama Rabsang Lama Rabsang sends his thanks to you for remembering his birthday with [...]

Akong Rinpoche’s Blessings Through the Screen

September 30th, 2017|Comments Off on Akong Rinpoche’s Blessings Through the Screen

We didn't really know what to expect. The loss of Akong Rinpoche four years ago had touched some people very close, some people only had heard of it. Some people came to the evening only [...]

Chariot Traversing the Noble Path – Ngondro Teaching Weekend

September 29th, 2017|Comments Off on Chariot Traversing the Noble Path – Ngondro Teaching Weekend

In Karma Kagyu lineage the practitioners typically begin their serious practice path of Mahamudra meditation by practicing outer and inner preliminaries, called Ngondro in Tibetan. These practices include four contemplations, that help to turn the [...]

The Path of Mahamudra Teaching Day

September 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on The Path of Mahamudra Teaching Day

The word Mahamudra draws the attention and tickles our sense of curiosity - the sacred, secret teaching. The essence of all 84000 teachings of Buddha. Our mind tries to understand it in its own terms, [...]

His Holiness 17th Karmapa’s First Visit to UK & Palpung Wales on the Road

August 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on His Holiness 17th Karmapa’s First Visit to UK & Palpung Wales on the Road

A group from Palpung Wales, which actually consisted of people from all over UK, traveled to join the His Holiness 17th Karmapa's first teaching weekend in London, Battersea. It was an absolute privilege to be [...]