Sakya Tsechen Thubten Ling

— a Buddhist meditation centre belonging to the Sakya tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. The timeless wisdom of this ancient lineage, through the practice of compassion, offers enlightened insight to anybody who are interested to understand the reality of their mind, achieve freedom from conditioned existence.


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16, 17, 18 August 2024

Empowerments and teachings

His Holiness Sakya Kyabgon Gongma Trichen Rinpoche

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Come explore and learn

All are welcome

Meditation, Buddhist practices and more

About us

Sakya Tsechen Thubten Ling is a Buddhist meditation centre. We offer meditation classes as well as courses on Buddhist philosophy and practices, and we hold regular practice sessions led by our resident lamas. We welcome all to come learn and explore. Anybody can benefit from the practice of meditation, regardless of their religion or belief. Meditation is accessible to everybody and with the right teacher everyone can learn.

Located in Richmond, BC, Canada and easily accessible by public transit, we host regular in person as well as ZOOM classes and practice, and invite esteemed teachers and scholars to teach at our centre from time to time.


Gala Dinner

Thanksgiving dinner to His Holiness Kyabgon Gongma Trichen Rinpoche and celebration of His 80th birthday this year.

His Holiness Kyabgon Gongma Trichen Vancouver 2024 program

His Holiness Sakya Kyabgon Gongma Trichen Vancouver 2024 programs

Protected: Hevajra Cause Empowerment

This is a restricted program, registration is closed as capacity is full.

Initiations bestowed by His Holiness the 43rd Sakya Trizin

weekend of 21, 22 Oct 2023 at the Vancouver Shambhala Centre and ZOOM

September 2023 programs

Vajrapani teachings and retreat; Vajrayogini guided retreat practice

August 2023: Lectures on different traditions of Buddhism and the Three Vows

—understand what Buddhists have in common and learn about the differences in the Buddhist traditions

Meditation class

Learn how to meditate - in person in Richmond, BC

Ritual & Sadhana

Puja and Sadhana group practice - in person and in ZOOM

Green Tara Puja

Green Tara puja - in person in Richmond, BC, and in ZOOM. All are welcome.

Vajrayogini Tsok

Vajrayogini Tsok Practice Tsog dates and timing for 2023/2024


Vajrayogini Self Empowerment course

Introduction to the Three Vows

Taught by Khenpo Ngawang Dhamchoe via zoom


Green Tara Teaching program by Lama Ngawang

STTL Fall/Winter Program 2020/2021

Sakya Tsechen Thubten Ling will be hosting a series of teaching programs via zoom. The teachings will be conducted by our resident lama, Lama Ngawang Tenzin.

Chimey Phagma Nyingtik

Chime Phagma Nyingtig July 2019

Our centre



Video teachings

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