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3777 KSK Lane
Santa Fe, NM 87507

Welcome to Noble Truth,
Kagyu Shenpen Kunchab Buddhist Center, and the Bodhi Stupa

KSK provides a place for study and practice of the Buddhadharma under the guidance of Venerable Lama Karma Dorje, Venerable Lama Mingma Sherpa, and other qualified teachers.

The center regularly sponsors visits from Buddhist masters of all lineages. Public meditations are held several times a week. Special events are announced on this website, Facebook, and Twitter.

Apartments and retreat rooms may be rented, depending on availability.


KSK is honored to welcome The Very Venerable Bardor Tulku Rinpoche who will teach at the new gonpa February 27, 28, and March 1st. Lama Yeshe Gyamtso, an accomplished teacher, interpreter and writer, will accompany Bardor Rinpoche as translator.
V.V. Bardor Tulku Rinpoche

Lama Yeshe Gyamtso

Friday, February 27
7:00 pm
Cutting the Root of Mind

Saturday, February 28
10 am – Noon & 2 pm – 4 pm
Songs of Terchen Barway Dorje
Terchen Barway Dorje was, like Milarepa, known for teaching through songs

Sunday, March 1
10 am – Noon
White Khechari Reading Transmission & Instructions
2 pm – 4 pm
White Khechari empowerment
White Khechari (White Vajrayogini) is a dakini closely aligned with Sukhasiddhi

Printable Flyer

The First Bardor Rinpoche, Jikme Chokyi Senge, was born in 1836 and passed away in 1918. He was the reincarnation of Nupchen Sangye Yeshe, one of the twenty-five great disciples of Guru Padmasambhava and the Prime Minister to King Trisong Detsen as well an incarnation of Barom Darma Wangchuk, Gampopa’s attendant and founder of the Barom Kagyu.
Read more here


LOSAR / Tibetan New Year
The Year of the Wood Sheep
Thursday, February 19
7:00 am
Fire Puja
White Tara for Long Life

Making offerings to the Lamas
Tea & Jewel Rice, traditional offerings, will be served.

V.V. Bokar Rinpoche's Yangsi Found
We have recently received the wonderful news that The 3rd Bokar Rinpoche Yangsi (incarnation) has been recognized. Watch these videos to see the Introduction of the Yangsi and H.H. Karmapa speaking (with translator) about the process of finding the new Bokar Rinpoche.
Introduction of Kyabje Bokar Rinpoche's Yangsi

Gyalwang Karmapa talks about finding 3rd Bokar Rinpoche Yangsi


Chenrezig Puja, 5:30 pm
Sundays & Wednesdays, Feb 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 22 & 25
Green Tara Puja, 7:30 am
Sundays Feb 1, 8, 15, 22
Silent Meditation
Sundays 10:45 am
Milarepa Practice with Tsok*
Tuesday, February 3
5:30 pm
Mahakala Practice with Tsok”
Tuesday, February 17
5:30 pm
New Moon Practice
Wednesday, February 17
5:30 pm
Chöd Practice
Saturdays, February 7, 14, 21
10:00 am
Thursday, February 19
7:00 am

LINK to Current KSK Calendar

Prayer Flags
Kalu Rinpoche
His Eminence the Very Venerable Kyabje Dorje Chang Kalu Rinpoche
Founder of KSK Buddhist Center
New Kalu Rinpoche
His Eminence the 2nd VV Kalu Rinpoche