Welcome to Drikung Seattle!

Drikung Seattle was founded by H.E. Garchen Rinpoche in 2013.  Drikung Seattle is a Dharma center in the Drikung Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. All are welcome!



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Please rejoice with us!  With the blessings of our guru Lama Garchen Rinpoche and incredible generosity of our kind donors, Drikung Seattle was able to purchase a house in Shoreline, WA which has officially become a non-profit dharma center as of January 2020.

May All Beings Benefit,

Drikung Seattle Team

As a precautionary measure to protect the welfare of our  local sangha members, the center activities are temporary suspended due to CORVID-19 pandemic.  Zoom Virtual Events are listed below.


A password is required to access online group practices. For security reasons, this changes weekly.

Please email info@drikungseattle.org for Zoom ID and password.

All times are 1 pm Seattle time (PST).

  • 1st Thursday – Shakyamuni + Chenrezig Short Form
  • 2nd Thursday– Shakyamuni + Medicine Buddha
  • 3rd Thursday– Shakyamuni + Achi Concise Practice + Sur
  • 4th Thursday– Shakyamuni + Amitabha
  • 5th Thursday – Shakyamuni + Rainfall of Happiness (on months that have 5 Thursdays)
  • 4th Sunday –  Virtual Drikung Seattle Dharma Center Meeting


H.E Garchen Rinpoche has requested that his disciples around the world recite White Tara mantras as much as possible for all the beings who are suffering from natural disasters now .

Download World Peace Prayer