Apologies for the state that our website is in. Over the next 2 weeks, there will be much needed changes to how it functions, with some pages entirely not working until we are complete. We ask that you have patience, and in the meantime continue to check this page, where we will post all Zoom Meeting event codes for your ease of access.

Geshe Phelgye teaching at the Buddhist Institute, a Tibetan Buddhist temple in Spokane, WA.

Venerable Professor Geshe Phelgye


Sunday Service (Introduction to Buddhist Practice)


Tashi Delek, sangha brothers, and sisters!

As we move back into the winter months, Sunday teachings have been moved back to 10:00AM starting September 25th. This applies to both in person and zoom participants.

-Updated September 8, 2022

Learn Buddhist Meditation & Philosophy with Ven. Prof. Geshe-la Phelgye

Streamed live weekly from the Buddhist Institute temple, 

Looking for a Buddhist temple to learn how to practice authentic Buddhism? Everyone near or far who is interested is welcome to join our humble Sangha community. Each teaching is led by Venerable Geshe Phelgye, a Tibetan Buddhist monk. Learn Buddhism, Buddhist philosophy, practice meditation, universal compassion, pray for happiness for oneself and others for the purpose of world peace. Most importantly, enjoy a peaceful mind amongst the chaos and become a happier person as a result. Sit with us in person or join live via Zoom every Sunday.

Once again, we welcome everyone who attends the teaching at the Buddhist Institute temple in Spokane use a mask and practice safe social distancing protocols in order to ensure everyone’s health,  everyone near and far can participate. You can find Zoom links to join below.

Join Zoom Meeting:

Time: 10:00 AM Pacific Time (U.S. and Canada)


Meeting ID: 950 1768 7492

Saturday In-Depth Teachings (MEETING ID UPDATE)

Tashi Delek, sangha family!
The Summer retreat has now Concluded. Thank you for joining us; after a short intermission, we will resume with the Fall Retreat as usual.
Welcome to the Fall Retreat at the Buddhist Institute, as Geshe-la continues guiding us one step at a time as we study through The Foundation of All Good Qualities by Je Tsonkapa. You can find more retreat details, including the Zoom link to attend below.

The Fall Retreat will be held every Saturday at 10 AM from September 24, 2022, to November 12, 2022.

Click the link below to join us on Zoom:

Meeting ID: 818 8087 8411

**PLEASE NOTE** The Zoom link to attend will remain the same for the entire retreat. Would you kindly keep a copy of the link handy or save this email? Should you lose the Zoom link, please email us at info@universalcompassion.org
**Thank you.**
We look forward to seeing you soon!


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