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Kalachakra Centers and Practice Groups 
 
A number of Centers and Groups who specialize in Kalachakra practice have developed in the last few years:

AustraliaAustralia

Belgrave, near Melbourne
At Tibetan Rime Buddhist Institute, Khentrul Rinpoche of the Jonang tradition and Kalachakra master gives regular teachings on the preliminaries of the Kalachakra practice, and on more advanced subjects. See the website for more details.
Contact:
Tel: +61 3 9754 6212
Adress: 1584 Burwood Hwy, Belgrave VIC 3160

Canada

Oakville, near Toronto
A Kalachakra Six-Session Yoga practice goup meets once a month.
Contact:

EDMONTON
Edmonton Kalachakra Practice Group

Gaden Samten Ling Tibetan Buddhist Medictation Society
11403 101 Street, Edmonton, AB T5G 2A9
Once monthly Kalachakra 6-Session Guru Yoga practice and study session led by the Venerable Lobsang Dhamchoe, Master of Sutra and Tantra from Namgyal Monastery and currently Resident Teacher and Spiritual Director of Gaden Samten Ling Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Society.
Please check www.gadensamtenling.org for practice dates.
Contact:

USA

Ithaca, NY: Namgyal Monastery's Du Khor Choe Ling (DKCL) —Land of Kalachakra Study & Practice. Located in Ithaca, NY, His Holiness Dalai Lama's North American Seat and only monastery in US. There are several opportunities to study and practice Kalachakra at DKCL. Currently available, direct teachings on Kalachakra and other related topics & practices as well as prolonged annual retreats and weekend intensives. Individual direction from resident & visiting Lamas in an authentic and fully monastic setting. For more information please contact: office@namgyal.org or go to www.namgyal.org. +1-607-272-2785.

Maitripa College, Portland, Oregon USA
Student led Kalachakra practice & study group.
Every Wednesday 7-9 pm.
Location: Maitripa College, 1119 SE Market St., Portland, Oregon 97214
Open to those who have received the Kalachakra Initiation. please contact if interested in attending, or if you have any questions.

Lion's Roar Dharma Center - Sacramento, California
We hold monthly Kalachakra Six Session Guru Yoga practices under the instruction of our teacher, Lama Yeshe Jinpa, the Spiritual Director. The practice is in the lineage of Khensur Tulku Jhado Rinpoche and His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama. All of the 15-20 regular practitioners who attend have had the Kalachakra Jenang or Empowerment from either Jhado Rinpoche or the Dalai Lama.
The practices are held on the third Sunday of each month from 11:00am to 2:00pm, and we welcome other practitioners who have also had the Jenang or Empowerment.
Lion's Roar also offers a full program of Dharma practices and teachings throughout each month, and we have embarked on our long-planned project to build a Kalachakra Stupa in the Sacramento area. If you are interested or would like to contact Lama Jinpa about attending our Kalachakra Six Session Guru Yoga practices, please visit our website at lionsroardharmacenter.org.

Charlottesville, Virginia,Tashi Choeling Buddhist Center
Our group meets regularly on Sundays 10-11:30. The rest of the year, teachings and meditation and various other social activities. Everyone is welcome. English translation available, more info:TCBC website or .
Khenpo Ngawang Dorjee also offers services in Tibetan Astrology and protection wheels, please call for appointments (1-434-293-7739),

Orchard Park, NY (suburb of Buffalo)
A Kalachakra Six-Session Yoga practice group meets once a month.
Contact:

New York City: A Kalachakra practice group meeting Tuesday evenings of every other week. Open to people who have received Kalachakra Initiation. Starting Tuesday, June 26. 7-9pm. Continuing every other Tuesday night thereafter.
Location:
Jewel Heart New York City,
260 W Broadway, New York, NY 10013.
Check out the web-page.

New York City, The group has taken 'rebirth' and regular roup meetings are happening again, please see the messages on this page. We hope to revive the practice group website soon at www.kalachakra-nyc.org.

Seattle: the Dharma Friendship Foundation (3204 W. Lynn, in the Magnolia neighborhood of Seattle, Washington) hosts a Kalachakra practice group (recitation of the Kalachakra Six Session Guru Yoga sadhana with meditation), every Thursday evening from 7 to 8.30 pm. We are considering changing the time to Sunday afternoon and welcome the input of local practitioners who might be interested in attending. Please email with specific preferences regarding time.

Brooklin NY; Dorje Ling Center**

Chamblee GA; Dorje Ling Center**

** 'It is the vision of Tulku Tashi Gyaltsan Rinpoche to revitalize the Jonang tradition in Tibet and bring that same tradition into the western world. Charitable work of the Dorje Ling Buddhist Center is funded through the US Taranatha Society.'

Pittsburgh, PA area: Some people are trying to organise a Kalachakra Practice Group
Contact:

Oklahoma City MA, hopes to start a group.

Washington DC, hopes to start a group in the near future.

Italy

Shri Dhanya Kataka
Prezervatione e Studio Tantra di Kalachakra
Via di Santa Colomba, 42 Santa Colomba, 56031 (Pisa) Italy
Tel. (0039) 0597-714377
Contact:

Northern Shambhala
Kalacakra Practice Group Italy
Kalacakra Tantric Temple, consecrated by Ven. Khensur Jhado Rinpoche
The Kalacakra practice group meets weekly.
Northern Shambhala Archive, Preservation and Studies of Kalacakra we publish on demand sacred texts in pecha style and a unique series of Kalacakra iconography.
Kalacakra Retreats, please enquire.

Via Papa Giovanni XXIII, 23, 62026 San Ginesio (Mc) Italy
Tel. 0039 340 9897757
www.northernshambhala.org
Contact:

Pundarika Retreat Center
This retreat centre has opened in beautiful Tuscany.
The retreat centre is international and dedicated specially to Kalachakra retreats, but will be open to other meditation retreats.

Taiwan

Taipeh: Dorje Ling Center
'It is the vision of Tulku Tashi Gyaltsan Rinpoche to revitalize the Jonang tradition in Tibet and bring that same tradition into the western world. Charitable work of the Dorje Ling Buddhist Center is funded through the US Taranatha Society.'

Austria

Kalachakra Kalapa Center
"To create an international meditation center in pleasant surroundings with a conducive atmosphere, dedicated primarily to the practice and study of the Kalachakra Tantra."
For further information please visit our website: www.kalapa.at, www.shedrupling.at
Contact: or phone her at: +43-(0)699-12151291, fax: +43-316-774457

Kalachakra Practice Group Graz
We meet monthly at Shedrup Ling Buddhist Center in Graz to practice together.
Everyone who received a Kalachakra initiation is most welcome.
Contact: . Tel +43-316-7172970

England

London Kalacakra Practice Group
We regularly meet on Saturdays once a month at Jamyang Buddhist Centre in London from 2 to 5pm.
Please see their website or contact them to find out the next date of our meeting.
Contact:

France

Kalachakra Groupe Paris
La pratique du mandala de l’esprit et du gourou yoga de Kalachakra. Que vous soyez francilien ou provincial, vous pourrez pratiquer avec nous via Skype le sadhana du mandala de l’esprit et le gourou yoga de Kalachakra, pseudo Skype à contacter = kalachakra.centre. Les prochaines dates de pratiques a 2013 guidées par Marie sur le mandala de l’esprit sont à 10h les samedis 19 octobre, 16 novembre, 7 décembre et 18 janvier 2014. Le gourou yoga de Kalachakra à 11h le 21 septembre, 26 octobre, 23 novembre, le 14 décembre, le 25 janvier et le 22 février 2014. Rejoignez nous physiquement ou sur skype pour ces pratiques. Nous pouvons vous envoyer par émail la sadhana sur simple demande à info@centre-kalachakra.net.
plus d'information ici
Contact : 01 40050222
Aux: Kalachakra Centre, 5 passage Delesert, 75010, Paris

Kalachakra Stupa Practice Group
Guided by Sungjang Rinpoche, the 4th Ngawang Drakpa
At Tatsang Lhundup Ling, « The Garden of Spontaneous Accomplishments »
45 rue Alfred de Musset – Hameau de Lorey – 27640 BREUILPONT
More info via: Sofia Stril-Rever , tel: + 33 6 01 91 92 10

Kalachakra Practice Group at Institut Vajra Yogini
Once a month, our group meets in the South of France at 40 km from Toulouse, at the Institut Vajra Yogini 81500 MARZENS. For dates, call 09 50 55 18 39 or write to:   
Une fois par mois, notre groupe se réunit dans le Sud de la France á 40 km de Toulouse. A l'Institut Vajra Yogini 81500 MARZENS. Pour connaitre les dates, téléphonez au 09 50 55 18 39ou écrivez á:

Germany

Kalachakra Gruppe Berlin
We practice and study the Kalachakra Six-Session Yoga in English and German
under the guidance of Alex Berzin.
Usual location: Buddhistische Gesellschaft Berlin, Wulffstr. 6, 12165 Berlin, Germany.
For more info, contact . See also Alex Berzin's Teaching Schedule

Brazil

Kalachakra Practice Group Sao Paolo
A group of Kalachakra practitioners is regularly meeting in Sao Paolo.
If you are interested, you can email for more information.

Kalachakra Practice Group Brasilia - Lux
Every Tuesday (8 p.m.): practice of sadhanas and studies
Once a month, on Fridays: sadhanas and studies
at: LamRim Center
SHCGN 715 Bloco J Casa 5, Brasilia - DF - 70770-710, Brasil
Email: or