Sustaining a Sacred Tradition Preserving and practicing the Buddha’s teachings I n a world of increasing suffering and di- minishing places of refuge and pilgrimage, KPC offers a place of pure practice and offering to the world, open to all at any time, day or night. Such an opportunity is rare and precious, and KPC provides: n Large public teaching events hosting luminaries of the Buddhist world. n 28 years of weekly classes and program open to all. n The Shrine Room, home of the 24-hour prayer vigil with multiple altars and open to all faiths. n Places of Pilgrimage: 36 Stupas on 65 acres of sacred gardens and trails for those who wish to meditate on land blessed and consecrated by His Holiness Penor Rinpoche, Jetsunma Ahkön Lhamo and many others. Stupas are considered to be the physical embodiment of the mind of the Buddha himself.