Early Registration Ends Today for Touching Earth: Buddhism & The Environment


Buddhist Studies Institute

Touching Earth: Buddhism & the Environment
with Pema Khandro & esteemed guests

Online – April 5-7, 2024
9am – 12pm PST | 12pm – 3pm EST | 5pm – 8pm GMT


Re-imagine the world and a human being’s place in it through the perspective of twenty-five hundred years of Buddhism. Join Pema Khandro and esteemed scholars: Lama Willa, PhD; Debbie Kasper, PhD; & Devin Zuckerman, PhD candidate; to reconsider earth, the elements, nature and environment within a sense of interdependence, impermanence and an ethic of profound care.

Register Now for Touching Earth

Save the Date for these Upcoming Retreats with Pema Khandro

Buddhist Fasting Retreat – May 3-5, 2024

Vajrayogini Retreat – May 31 – June 2, 2024*

9am – 12pm PT | 12pm – 3pm ET | 5pm – 8pm GMT
*Vajra Sangha invited to attend in person at Dakini Mountain all day

Happy Women’s History Month!

Praise to 21 Taras
with Pema Khandro & The Buddhist Studies Institute

Pema Khandro Rinpoche and members of the Buddhist Studies Institute share Praise to 21 Taras. Click the link below to watch on YouTube. Please consider liking and subscribing to the YouTube channel.

Watch the Praise to 21 Taras

Are you interested in helping us spread the dharma?

The Buddhist Studies Institute is actively seeking a Manager to be available for 5-10 hours a week. This is a volunteer position.

Manager Responsibilities Include:

  • Create clear project plans and goals.

  • Establish a work plan at each stage of the project, and allocate resources accordingly.

  • Create and manage project budgets.

  • Review project plan to determine time frames

  • Remind team members of deadlines and keep team members on deadlines

  • Identify and remove any obstacles that might hinder the team’s ability to meet deadlines.

  • Effectively communicate project-relevant details throughout the organization.

  • Facilitate project-related team meetings.

  • Share project reports with governance committee

  • Collaborate on the Organization’s plans and priority

  • Design and launch evaluation surveys among team and community members.

  • Be the main point of contact for projects.

For more information, please email volunteer@buddhiststudiesinstitute.org or simply click the box below.

Interested? Email Us.

2024 Schedule of Events


Daily Meditation Online
Vajrayana Training 1st & 2nd Wednesday of each month
Ngakpa Training 3rd Wednesday of each month


Touching Earth: Buddhism and the EnvironmentApril 5- April 7


Buddhist Fasting Retreat – May 3-5

Vajrayogini Retreat – May 31 – June 2


Choying Dzod Retreat – June 28-30
*All Times are noted in Pacific Time (PT) – Check your Timezone