Thursday Series in PS: Training Your Mind For The Holidaze 

For many of us, the “holiday season” is more like the “holidaze.” It can be hectic, stressful, confusing, and even a little depressing. Fortunately, some very simple help is available. More info...


Ring in the New Year with a Quieter Mind:  Lamrim Meditation Retreat January 2-5

It is traditional for us to retreat after the holidays and to meditate on the Lamrim at the beginning of the New Year.  Please join us for any or all of this auspicious practice. More info...




Our weekly classes are fun and easy to understand, and are designed to help you react more positively to life's challenges.

Every class includes guided meditations for relaxation and for learning new skills, along with an introduction to Buddhist thought. Each class is self contained, so come whenever you can. Everybody is welcome. No previous experience is required.



Lunchtime Meditation in Cathedral City

Mondays 12 noon - 1pm

Cathedral City


Creating a Happy and Meaningful Life

Tuesdays 7pm - 8:30pm

Palm Desert


Dharma 101: I Want To Be Happier

Wednesdays 11am - Noon

Palm Springs


Lunchtime Meditation in Palm Springs 

Wednesdays 12:15pm - 1pm

Palm Springs


Training Your Mind For The Holidaze 

Thursdays 7pm - 8:30pm

Palm Springs


Meditation for Peace of Mind 

Sundays 10am - 11am

followed by social hour til noon

Palm Springs


Prayer Services


Green Tara Day

8th of the month (times vary)

Palm Springs


Offering to the Spiritual Guide

10th and 25th of the Month (times vary)

Palm Springs


Powa Ceremony

Date and times vary

Palm Springs



15th of the Month, 6:30am

Palm Springs



In addition to classes, we offer day courses, retreats, and other special events. Check back often for new events.


Lamrim Meditation Retreat 

January 2 - 5, 2015

Palm Springs


Join us as we retreat after the holidays and meditate on "Stages of the Path".



Dharmachakra Buddhist Center

1445 N Sunrise Way #104

Palm Springs, CA 92262


(800) 988-3396

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