"In general, prayers made by an assembly of many practitioners are very powerful and cannot be compared to the prayers of one or two people. The scriptures give the analogy of a broom. If we try to clean a floor with a few bristles we shall make little progress, but if we gather many bristles to make a broom we shall be successful.”

–Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, from the book Living Meaningfully, Dying Joyfully

There is no need to register for group prayers.
The links take you directly to the prayer session on the days and times listed. 

Wishfulfilling Jewel


A powerful practice for developing compassion, wisdom, and spiritual strength and for overcoming obstacles and difficulties on the spiritual path. 

Tuesdays 6:00 – 7:00 pm



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Bodhisattva’s Confession of Moral Downfalls

The purification practice of the Mahayana Sutra of the Three Superior Heaps. Beginners welcome! 


Thursdays 8:30 am – 9:15 am



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Quick Path to Great Bliss

(must have HYT empowerment)


The extensive self-generation practice of Vajrayogini, the female Buddha who is the manifestation of the wisdom of all Buddhas. 


Fridays 10 am – 11:45 am



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Offering to the Spiritual Guide


The special Guru yoga practice of Je Tsongkhapa in conjunction with Highest Yoga Tantra, which also includes all the essential practices of the stages of the path to enlightenment. 

Held on the 10th & 25th of the month

Please see calendar for exact times and submit a name for the dedications (prayer) list here if you wish. This puja is hosted by KMC SF. 


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Medicine Buddha Sadhana

A practice for receiving a special power of body, speech, and mind through which we can help both ourself and others through healing actions.


Thursdays 6 pm – 7 pm



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Powa: Prayers for the Recently Deceased

Powa is a beautiful and powerful ritual practice drawn from the Buddhist tantras and enables us to benefit the deceased by coming together as a group and making prayers and offerings on their behalf.

If you wish, please submit a name for the dedications (prayer) list here

The 3rd Saturday of every month,
10 am – 10:45 am



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24-Hour Tara Puja, Liberation From Sorrow

Help the world. Join in with hundreds of people in worldwide prayers to Tara on the 8th of every month. In this powerful online puja we recite sincere Prayers and Requests to the Assembly of 21 Taras and deeply request the Blessed Mother to bestow her blessings on all living beings so that all sickness and other obstacles are quickly removed. 


This puja is recited six times in the 24-hour period beginning at 02:00 UK time on the 8th of every month. The Praises are recited seven times in each session.


The session times for us in California are:

December 7 – 6 pm 

December 7 – 10 pm 

December 8 – 2 am 

December 8 – 6 am 

December 8 –10 am 

December 8 – 2 pm 

Join as many sessions as you wish.


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Mahakaruna & Compassion Kadampa Buddhist Centers

Modern Buddhism and Meditation for Everyone
Petaluma & Sacramento CA


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