Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 26 September 2013.Phone: 208-284-3220
HistoryDzogchen Shen Pan Choling grew out of the Boise Dharma Center, which has been in Boise, Idaho since around 1980. In August 2004, Dzogchen Shen Pan Choling formed with 20 members. The group still is active with the other Buddhist groups in Boise, however they chose to focus specifically on the dharma teachings of traditional Tibetan Buddhism. They study under the guidance of Dzogchen Khenpo Choga Rinpoche.
DemographicsThe group is comprised almost entirely of Caucasians, however about 5% of the group are of other ethnicities. Everyone speaks English, and range in age from 9 to 70.
Activities and ScheduleThe group meets regularly for prayers and meditation and the group organizes/takes part in retreats and workshops for the Buddhists in the region. See the website for information on meeting times.
DescriptionDzogchen Shen Pan Choling Tibetan Buddhist group meets in a small unit of a strip mall. The main room is open and there is a small bathroom. Neighboring one side of the unit is a bookstore and on the other is a clock shop.