Welcome to

Zuru Ling

Tibetan Buddhist Society

vancouver, bc

We are a meditation centre in Vancouver, British Columbia that practices in the Gelug tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. 

 Zasep Tulku Rinpoche 

The Venerable Zasep Tulku Rinpoche, is an internationally respected teacher of Gelugpa Buddhism. Born in Tibet in the province of Kham in 1948, Zasep Tulku Rinpoche was recognized as the 13th incarnation of Lama Konchog Tenzin of Zuru Monastery.


Since 1976 Rinpoche has taught in Australia, Canada, and the United States and has Dharma centres in each of these countries. Rinpoche travels extensively and regularly offers teachings, initiations and retreats. 


Zasep Rinpoche now resides in Nelson, British Columbia where he established the Gaden for the West retreat centre Gaden Tashi Choling.

News & Events

H.E. Zasep Tulku Rinpoche teaching every Sunday


Our Precious Zasep Tulku Rinpoche is offering two teachings

on YouTube Live Gaden for the West channel.

Sathipathana Mindfulness Meditation 10:30am-12pm (PST)

Lo Jong Commentary and Practice 2:00-3:30pm (PST)

Access Lo Jong text (Wheel of Sharp Weapons) in English

and Tibetan here: https://gadenforthewest.org/prayers.html



To view these and past teachings:

Please consider offering dana to Rinpoche for these precious teachings with GFTW Paypal:

Upcoming Online Retreat with Zasep Rinpoche & Senior Students

  • What:   Lam Rim Retreat with Zasep Tulku Rinpoche

  • When:  November 29th to December 13th, 2020

  • Up to date cost:  $300CDN (Sliding scale to those experiencing economic hardship)

  • Please register with Debra Madsen debramadsen@shaw.ca  (the details below says Sharon. this is incorrect) 

  • The lamrim (“graduated path”) is a textual tradition that organizes Shakyamuni Buddha’s teachings into a step-by-step path to enlightenment.


Zuru Ling Tibetan Buddhist Society

#318 - 336 EAST 1ST AVE


(DOOR #057)


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