The VISION of the BDC is to realize our awakened minds and compassionate hearts for the benefit of all beings.
The MISSION of the BDC is to provide a welcoming community to practice and study Buddhism in our contemporary world.
The OFFERINGS of the BDC are opportunities to explore the Buddha’s teachings through the practices of multiple traditions. We offer classes, retreats, sitting groups, and drop-in meditations in person and online.

Latest News

  • Retreat: Welcoming Challenges in Difficult Times
    This weekend retreat on Welcoming Challenges in Difficult Times occurs June 7-9 and is led by Anam Thubten Rinpoche. With all the countless blessings of our lives, many of us in the world are finding numerous challenges. Some of them have to do with what is happening in our personal lives and others are have to do with the larger… Read more: Retreat: Welcoming Challenges in Difficult Times
  • Celebration of Buddha’s Birth, Enlightenment & Death
    Join the Bozeman Zen Group on Sunday, Mar 26 at 5 PM for a celebration of Buddha’s Birth, Enlightenment and Parinirvana (his passing). This celebration is globally known as Wesak or Vesak. The Bozeman Zen Group traditionally decorates an arbor with flowers and enjoys birthday cake dedicated to the Buddha. Everyone is welcome to join for this fun evening of… Read more: Celebration of Buddha’s Birth, Enlightenment & Death
  • Film: Wandering… But Not Lost
    Tergar Bozeman is excited to offer a screening of the film Wandering… But Not Lost detailing the account of Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche’s four-and-a-half-year wandering retreat on Friday, May 31 from 7-9 PM. The Wandering . . . But Not Lost film is an intimate account of Rinpoche’s four-and-a-half-year retreat (June 2011 – November 2015) interspersed with the master’s own guidance… Read more: Film: Wandering… But Not Lost
  • Guest Teacher: Khenpo Norgay Rinpoche
    Guest teacher Khenpo Norgay Rinpoche will offer a public talk on Cultivating Compassion using Tonglen Meditation at the Bozeman Dharma Center on Saturday, May 18.  This events is hosted by the Palyul Tibetan Buddhist Sangha, No registration necessary. Suggested donation of $10 to support the teacher. Additional teachings will be given May 16th-19th For further information please contact: Palyul MontanaEmail: info@palyulmontana.orgPhone: 406-587-2907… Read more: Guest Teacher: Khenpo Norgay Rinpoche

Resident Sanghas

Bozeman Insight Community

Thursdays: 7-8:30 pm
In Person & Zoom
Tues: 10:30-11:30 am
Online only.

Bozeman Zen Group

Sundays: 8:00-9:15 am
Online only
Sundays: 5-6:30 pm
In Person only
Weekdays: 6-6:30 am
Online only.
M & F: 5:20-6 pm
In person

Joining Rivers Sangha

Mondays: 7-8:30 pm
In Person.

Palyul Sangha

1st & 3rd Sundays:
10 -11:15 am

In Person & Zoom.
Tuesdays: 7-8 pm
Zoom Only

More Practice Opportunities


6:30-7:45 pm

In Person.

Tergar Bozeman: Joy of Living Practice Group
5:30- 7 pm

In person & on Zoom.
Noon Sits

12-1 pm

In Person.

Upcoming Events

Find out more about upcoming programs here.