Bozeman Dharmata Sangha

The Bozeman Dharmata Sangha is a meditation and practice group that welcomes everyone! We are under the spiritual guidance of Anam Thubten Rinpoche, a Tibetan Buddhist Teacher and founder of the Dharmata Foundation.

OUR MISSION is to inspire and support each other in integrating the Buddhist teaching of Awareness and Compassion in our daily lives so we can live with greater ease for the benefit of all beings. In addition to our weekly meeting on Sundays, we host Anam Thubtan and other teachers for weekend and day-long retreats.

We meet on Sundays, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

October Schedule

  • 10/1   Guided meditation and Dharma talk by Anam Thubten (live streaming)
  • 10/8    Peer-led Meditation followed by book discussion “Embracing Each Moment”
  • 10/15  Guided meditation and Dharma talk by Anam Thubten (live streaming)
  • 10/22  Sangha Cancelled due to a BDC weekend retreat with David Loy
  • 10/29   Peer-led Meditation followed by book discussion “Embracing Each Moment”


  •  Susan will offer an Intro to Dharmata on Tuesday mornings in October – Oct. 3, 10, 17 and 24 from 10:00 – 11:00 am.
Please consider helping with the set-up for our sangha gatherings by arriving 15-20 minutes early to assist the leader for that day.  Thank you for your participation and support!
About Dharmata’s Leadership

The Bozeman Dharmata Sangha is under the spriritual guidance of Anam Thubten Rinpoche. Susan Morgan, ordained as a Dharma Leader by Anam Thubten in 2012, guides and advices the sangha. The group is coordinated by the local Dharmata Council: Mem Schultz, Ellen Sagmyr, Casey Cassidy, Sheila Devitt, and Ash Schoep.

Susan Morgan is a student of Tibetan Buddhism and practiced for many years in the Christian and Theravadan Buddhist traditions. Inspired by Anam Thubten Rinpoche’s teachings, Susan co-founded the Bozeman Dharmata Sangha in 2010 and was ordained by him as a Dharma Leader in 2012. She is a co-founder of the Bozeman Dharma Center. Susan is a diplomate Jungian analyst, a former psychotherapist and social worker and has eight grandchildren. Over the past few years, she made several pilgrimages to the Buddhist sites in India, Bhutan and Nepal. With dedication to everyone’s potential for transformation and awakening, she brings her experience of the joys and sufferings of the human heart to her teachings on and off the cushion.

If you would like individual meditation instruction or for more information please contact Susan at:

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Anam Thubten Rinpoche

Dharmata is a Sanskrit word meaning “luminosity”, “the way it is”, suchness, our original nature.

“In Buddhism, enlightenment is called “inner relief”,
a form of laying down the burden.”
-Anam Thubten,  The Magic of Awareness  

About Anam Thubten Rinpoche

Anam Thubten grew up in Tibet and at an early age began to practice in the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. Among his many teachers, his most formative guides were Lama Tsurlo, Khenpo Chopel, and Lama Garwang. He is the founder and spiritual advisor of Dharmata Foundation, teaching widely in the U.S. and abroad. He is also the author of various articles and books in both the Tibetan and English language. His books in English include The Magic of AwarenessNo Self, No Problem and Embracing Each Moment .
Through the essential wisdom of Buddhism and his personal experience on the spiritual path, Anam Thubten brings alive the timeless teachings and invites everyone to participate.

To learn more about the Dharmata Foundation and to access Anam Thubten’s teaching and/or to join go to:

To view Anam Thubten’s teaching and retreat schedule, please visit