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The mission of the Padmasambhava Peace Institute is to create a sacred space for human and environmental restoration, open to all sectors of the community

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Jigme Tromge Rinpoche

Jigme Rinpoche’s Schedule

Jigme Tromge Rinpoche, the spiritual director of the Padmasambhava Peace Institute, travels and teaches in North and South America and Asia as well as in California. Please check directly with the event coordinator before making any travel plans, in case of changes. Rinpoche is also available for interviews – please email us if you would like […]


Happy Losar 2018, Earth-dog Year!

Happy Losar to everyone! May this new year bring renewed energy and enthusiasm; may compassion and positivity grow; and may auspicious tidings and prosperity flow unhindered. – With love from Jigme Tromge Rinpoche & the sangha of PPI/ Chagdud Gonpa Ati Ling


Long-life Practices for Chagdud Khadro

Ati Ling will gather for a day of practice, from morning until evening on February 6th, in support of the long-life of Chagdud Khadro. All are welcome to join as we practice in solidarity with the culmination of the longevity ceremonies at Khadro Ling, Brazil. We will be doing the Shower of Blessings sadhana followed by the confession […]

Building Community

High-speed Internet Installation at PPI

 The isolation and beauty of the hilly coastal forest where PPI is situated has countless advantages; however, as any visitor to PPI knows, internet connectivity is not one of them. We are very pleased to announce that PPI is on the brink of installing high-speed internet via radio link to our local ISP (internet service […]


Happy Holidays 2018

May the year of 2018 be free from obstacles and full of auspiciousness for you and your loved ones! Whenever we see suffering manifesting it is always good to practice rejoicing and strengthen the positive. May all the beauty of the natural world and the goodness and prosperity of others lift your heart and bring […]

Education & Spiritual Practice

Upcoming Events 2018

Please follow the links for information and registration, as PPI does not manage registration for outside groups. (For full details on Tibetan Buddhist events, please go to the Ati Ling website). 2018 March 30th – April 1st, 2018 — T’hroma Nagmo Drupchod with Jigme Tromge Rinpoche

Education & Spiritual Practice

Online catalog for PPI library

We are pleased to announce that the PPI library now has an online catalog, courtesy of libib.com. Anyone is welcome to browse the catalog, and locals can create a patron account, place holds online, and either come to collect a book, or arrange to meet a member of staff in town to collect.

Building Community

Grassroots peace-making initiatives

When local activists around the world find effective ways to make peace, minimize conflict and protect human rights, it is crucial that their approaches be shared more widely, since some strategies may also transcend local issues to be universally applicable.

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