Drong Ngur Jangchubling, a Tibetan Buddhist center in the Drikung Kagyu lineage, is located north of Tampa’s urban center in west central Florida. Our resident Lama is Drupon Thingley Nyingpo Rinpoche.On our website you will find information and resources for our tradition and our center. For the most updated practice and teachings dates, please see our events page. If you have any further questions or comments, we welcome your email inquiry.
Drong Ngur Jangchubling offers meditation sessions twice a week: Tuesday evening and Sunday morning. These meditation sessions are suited for both beginners and more experienced students.There is no charge for our Sunday morning practice, although a donation is gratefully accepted. Everyone is welcomed to attend.
Updates for February and March
Please note that Drupon Rinpoche will be out of town from 2/25/2014 through 3/20/2014. During this time we will still have practice at the center on the normal dates and times.
When in town Drupon Rinpoche, will present ongoing teachings about Buddhism for beginners. This class serves as an introduction to Buddhism and meditation. Tuition for this class is $10.00.
Whenever Drupon Rinpoche is out of town, Drong Ngur will continue to have Tuesday night practice. This evening is for individual meditation and practice session. Although there will not be a formal class, beginners are always welcomed to come and visit the center. There is no tuition for practice sessions.
Sunday 10:00 am- 12:00pm
Chenrezig or Tara sadhana practice with prayers, mantra recitation, and meditation. During this time, there is a tea break. Refreshments are provided by the center. There is no tuition for this meditation session.
Please remember to check the events calendar for the most current information regarding both our regular practice sessions and specials events.
Sunday March 02, 2014- Year of The Wood Horse
10:00am- Noon Smoke Offering Ceremony
Noon-1:00pm Sangha potluck lunch
March 2nd is the start of the Tibetan new year and we will hold a special smoke offering ceremony at Drong Ngur Jangchubling. The somke offering ceremony consists of recited prayers along with offering fragrant substances as a way to make offerings to the Enlightened Ones, clear obstacles and assist beings in the six realms.It is also an excellent method to generate merit and to purify our mind.
After the smoke offering, we will have a potluck to celebrate the new year together as a sangha. Both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food is welcomed.