The Tibet Center launches Spring 2013 Matching Fund Drive

Matching Fund Drive Spring 2013 


Amount raised as of April 19, 2013

Support The Tibet Center's Spring 2013 Matching Fund

Please donate to this great opportunity, TTC's Matching Fund Drive Spring 2013. We have been generously endowed with a matching fund of $15,000 and ask you now to join us to raise $15,000 during this drive. Give what you can in any amount and together when we reach $15,000 your donation dollars will be matched and doubled! Through the generous support and hard work of donors like you and the grantor, $15,000 will become $30,000 towards the purchase of The Tibet Center’s home here in NYC. 


The Tibet Center's New York Cithy Temple Project / Residence Fund 2013

As the oldest Tibetan Buddhist center in New York City our vision is to enable the spiritual development of all New Yorkers regardless of religious preference. To complement this mission we have established a building fund and have achieved the first third of our goal.  

The completed project will include: 

  • A spacious quiet atmosphere conducive to study and reflection
  • An open forum for discussion among all religions
  • A venue for public talks, lectures, and religious ceremonies
  • A library, reading room, and  learning center
  • TTC audio and video archives

For over 35 years, the Reverend Khyongla Rato Rinpoche and subsequently Khen Rinpoche Nicholas Vreeland have offered free weekly classes in Buddhist practice where they teach ancient Indian and Tibetan texts and methods of integrating these teachings into daily meditation and practice. 

Your generous involvement in the project will enormously benefit the entire community.

As we turn to a new year join us in creating this unique ecumenical space. Please consider a tax-deductible donation of any amount toward this worthwhile endeavor.

Membership to The Tibet Center is $600 per year.  Members in good standing are entitled to attend the annual Members' meeting and eligible to vote on issues pertaining to the organization.

Support The Tibet Center NYC Temple Project / Residence Fund 2013


Become a Member


Donations can be sent by mail to:

The Tibet Center
P.O. Box 1873, Murray Hill Station
New York, NY 10156

Or call 718 222 0007 to donate or become a member by phone.

The Tibet Center is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization Tax ID #13-2872904.


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Reception for the Abbot Investiture of Khen Rinpoche May 10, 2012

Produced, filmed and edited by Sean Webley and Lina Dorado Graphic Design Alejandro Largo Music by Moby Gratis and Tenzn Palmo's Nuns Filmed at Aurora Lopez's Talavera Studios NYC, NY May 10, 2012

NPR's Tell Me More - Dalai Lama Appoints American To A Top Post

An American monk is now leading one of the most important monasteries in Tibetan Buddhism. The Dalai Lama appointed Nicholas Vreeland as the abbot of a southern Indian monastery to help bridge Buddhist tradition with the Western world. Vreeland talks with host Michel Martin about what it means to be an American holding such an important post. Listen to Khen Rinpoche on NPR's Tell Me More

TTC on the passing of America's composer Marvin Hamlisch. 

We are sadden to learn of the passing of America's (and NYC's) composer Marvin Hamlisch.
Our condolences go out to Terre, his wife of 25 years. We continue to pray for both our friends Marvin, Terre and family. 

A Celebration of Life, services in honor of Marvin Hamlisch, is open to the public this Sunday and Monday.

For information go to

Visitation & Funeral Information
Date: Sunday, August 12th, 2012
Date: Monday, August 13th, 2012
AND 7:00–9:00pm
Venue: Frank E. Campbell Funeral Home
Address:1076 Madison Avenue (@ 81st Street) 

New York, NY 10028



The Tibet Center Khen Rinpoche on Huffingon Post