". . . 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

Please click here for a special message from His Holiness about the earthquakes in Nepal and how you can help. . .THANK YOU TO HIS HOLINESS & ALL WHO MADE THE 2015 VISIT by HIS HOLINESS THE SAKYA TRIZIN  a success. Click here for photos and video. . . . IMPORTANT NEW VIDEO:  On April 18, 2015 His Holiness the Sakya Trizin gave a special talk on “Sakya Lineage” as part of his Minnesota program. In addition to providing a detailed history of the Sakya Lineage, His Holiness also explained the recently announced changes to the practice of succession in the Sakya Khon Lineage. Click here to view. . . .  Read the latest issue of Melody of Dharma magazine

Center Activities

We welcome Lama Kunga Thartse Rinpoche for a major Teaching Event on August 29 & 30. Click here for details and to register. Please join us on Sundays from 9 to 11 am 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 Thursdays for group practice and our book study group. Visit the events pages for links to these and upcoming special eventsWE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU.