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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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PPI is a volunteer community

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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 […]

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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 April 14th – 22nd, 2018 — Chenrezig Drupchen with […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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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Finding peace in nature

John Muir wrote: “Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home. Wilderness is a necessity.”

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