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Caring for End of Life Transitions in the Buddhist Tradition

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“How many years have we struggled trying to establish the dharma, trying to teach, trying to learn? This program, TLC Transitional Life Care, is really trying to do that. It is for the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha; it is for the benefit of all beings.
I think it’s a good idea, help everybody open their eyes! This program
is for the Three Jewels – it is wonderful. I say, thank you.”


Venerable Gyatrul Rinpoche endorsement 

Spiritual Care and Support

TLC Transitional Life Care provides informal support through the process of dying to individuals,  families, caregivers, friends, and the community. We present educational programs and videos, workshops, and host support talk groups. TLC also offers a concise Buddhist end-of-life manual, 'Instructions for the Transitional State' and a large variety of resources found on this website for those who wish to acknowledge and prepare for their end of life transition, all from a Vajrayana Buddhist perspective. All of our activities are motivated to support this. 




Coming up at TLC...

The Practice of Spiritual Caregiving:

Monastic and Lay Perspectives for the End of Life

Gelongma Lozang Yönten & Leigh Miller, PhD / Sat. 7-27 / 3-5 p.m. PDT

Distinguished Faculty from Maitripa College's Chaplaincy Program


Future TLC Events

Please note changes in our schedule below.

Postponed: Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche - Stories and Advice

Bedside Vigil in America and Tibet

New Event: His Eminence Namgay Dawa Rinpoche

Love, Compassion & Grief

How Death Affects the Living

Sat. 8-25 / 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. PDT


Special Event Coming in the Fall ~ Check back for Details!

Lama Choyang

Bereavement Support Event / Sat. 12-7 / 2:00 - 4:00 PST / Details TBA


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Due to the 2024 "Women in Buddhism Award",

TLC receives funding from the Lenz Foundation.

Find their website HERE

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