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Longchen Nyingthig Temple of Buddhadharma

Our Tibetan Buddhist temple includes a meditation hall, a garden and a library to further the study and practice of  Buddhism. Instruction is based on traditional meditative/contemplative practice revealed through the Longchen Nyingthig lineage. Adzom Gyalse Rinpoche included Copper Mountain Institute in his 2016 teaching tour of North America and will continue to guide us in our Adzom Lineage practices.

Anne Klein/Ridzin Drolma and Harvey Aronson are guiding teachers via retreat broadcasts from Dawn Mountain in Houston Texas. www.dawnmountain.org

We also host visiting scholars and teachers.
Weekly practice, classes and meditation instruction have been offered at Copper Mountain by Founding Directors Carol A. Hoy and David Paul Boaz since January 1999 under the auspices of Adzom Paylo Rinpoche. Carol Hoy is resident meditation teacher.
All are welcome!

Research Institute

The Clear Light Institute for Integral Studies provides facilities and support, including a four thousand volume East/West library of philosophy, psychology and religious and integral studies. We sponsor seminars and symposia for visiting scholars and teachers.

Our Purpose

Copper Mountain Institute promotes the healing and growth of our immediate and extended community through the study and practice of  Buddhist wisdom. This ancient tradition emphasizes the union of compassion and wisdom, and provides a path of contemplative study and meditation training to that end.

Copper Mountain Institute is a 501 (c)(3) tax exempt New Mexico Corporation and a registered New Mexico Charity. We help provide financial support  for cultural and humanitarian activites for Asian Buddhist people in need of food, clothing, drinking water, shoes, medical care, education and other life essentials. We serve our local community through meditation instruction, religious studies, hospice support and art and healing programs and the Mindfulness Prison Project led by David Paul Boaz. We are supported solely by our fundraising activities, and the generosity of our donors. Donations are tax exempt.