Padma Amrita Center in Spokane

The following article is from the Spring, 1988 issue of the Snow Lion Newsletter and is for historical reference only. You can see this in context of the original newsletter here.

Padma Amrita Tibetan Buddhist Practice Center is a Nyingma center founded in 1984 in Spokane, Washington. The resident Lama is Inge Sandvoss, her predecessor was Ven. Lama Tharchin Rinpoche. The center maintains a schedule that includes daily practice a.m. and p.m., teachings two nights a week and visiting lamas.

Work was begun on an Enlightenment Stupa in August 1987 under the guidance of Lama Tharchin Rinpoche. It is situated on a ridgetop 40 miles from town and there are plans to complete it this spring and summer with snow lion embellishments, a Guru Rinpoche statue and paint.

Visitors to the center are welcome and may call or write for more information at 1019 W. 6th, Spokane, WA 99204, (509) 747-1559.

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Enlightenment Stupa at Padma Amrita

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