Dawn Mountain welcomes curious people from all walks of life to come and explore the richness of Tibetan Buddhism. Whether you have never meditated before or are a seasoned practitioner of Tibetan or another form of Buddhism, we look forward to meeting you and the possibility of nurturing your spiritual growth. In the Dawn Mountain […]
Anne Klein and Harvey Aronson, PhDs in Buddhist Studies with a long history of learning from the highest Tibetan lamas, founded Dawn Mountain in 1996. As scholars, translators and gifted teachers, they serve Western seekers of all stripes and have fostered a strong community of advanced students that reaches from Houston to Portland, Berkeley, Bloomington, Ithaca, Copenhagen, […]
Dawn Mountain is a very colorful place! You’ll see colorful paintings and elaborate sculptures depicting different Buddhas as well as other significant figures in Tibetan Buddhism. These beings represent various human qualities that we seek to emulate in our practice and life, such as wisdom, compassion, generosity, and those harmful qualities we seek to reduce, […]
Tibetan Buddhism is a unique Buddhist culture whose translators worked for 400 years with Indian scholars to translate the world’s largest compilation of Indic Buddhist traditions. These translations have evolved into a foundation for Tibet’s own development of Buddhist philosophy and practice.