". . . with method and wisdom together, we can realize the true nature of the mind. On the basis of that realization and increasing wisdom, we will eventually reach full realization and attain enlightenment."

- His Holiness the Sakya Trizin

About Our Center

At the Minnesota Sakya Center, we strive to serve the spiritual needs of the local Buddhist community, provide Dharma teachings appropriate to many levels of interest and understanding, and ultimately preserve the teachings of the Buddhist traditions and the Sakya lineage of Tibet so that they may continue to flourish and inspire wisdom and compassion for all beings.

What’s New

In January 2016, we joyfully welcomed our new resident Lama, Lama Thupten Gongphel, to Minneapolis. SAVE THE DATES!  His Holiness will return to Minneapolis May 14-15, 2016. Details coming soon . . . VIDEO:  On April 18, 2015 His Holiness the Sakya Trizin gave a special talk on “Sakya Lineage” Click here to view. . . .  Read the latest issue of Melody of Dharma magazine

Center Activities

Please click here for a list of special activities during 2016 Losar month and at all times of the year, you are invited to join us on Sundays for meditation and contemplation followed by a tea break and then stay for the Family Dharma Program from 11:30 to 12:30, including  Tara Practice and a Children’s Program. Come by on Wednesdays for group practice and our book study group. Visit the events pages for links to these and upcoming special events.  WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU.