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Recent Events


Preliminary Voting Recap

Check out recap of preliminary voting for the Tibetan election


Tibet TV Interview

Our President, Mr. Thupten Chonyi la's interview with Tibet TV. 

Tibetan Buddhism Class

Sunday, November 29, 2020

We have Buddhism classes on Zoom where our children learn about the history and practice of Tibetan Buddhism and how we apply it in our everyday lives. The class focuses on introducing the practice of kindness towards every sentient being and the ability to understand different perspectives. 

Tibetan Language Class

Monday, June 15, 2020

Our children have been attending Tibetan Language Learning class every Tuesday through Zoom call in order keep improving their skills. Classes range from an hour to two where students participate in speaking, reading, and lectures that are specifically designed to develop their understanding of Tibetan language and culture. 

Lhakar Online

Wednesday, March 04, 2020

Due to the global pandemic, we had to move our Lhakar (White Wednesday) to Zoom. We meet every Wednesday night for two hours where we pray for the world and all the people affected by the virus. 

Tibetan Bazaar

Friday, November 29, 2019

The Tibetan Holiday Bazaar will be taking place Friday, November 29rd, 2019 from 10:00am - 5:00pm and Saturday, November 30th, 2019 from 10:00 am - 7:00 pm at the Ethical Humanist Society of Philadelphia.

1906 Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA

There will be beautiful Tibetan textiles, jewelries, arts, handcrafted items and many more. Making sure to come check it out! There will be delicious Tibetan food sold as well! 

Philadelphia's 76ers - Tibetan Dance Performance

Saturday, November 30, 2019

Our Tibetan youth will be performing during 76ers game on Nov 30, 2019 at Wells Fargo Center. They will perform before the game at 6pm. Please support Tibetan Association Philadelphia by purchasing tickets. Tickets are $45 each. Please call Shakya at 267-439-0675 or email: for tickets.


Lhakar is a day that Tibetans and their families actively resist China’s occupation by supporting Tibetan businesses, eating Tibetan food, wearing Tibetan clothing, speaking Tibetan language and celebrating the Tibetan identity. Lhakar is about supporting Tibetan culture and engaging in civil resistance. Our event is held the last Wednesday of every month at the Unitarian Society of Germantown, 6511 Lincoln Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19119.

Tibet Fest

Sunday, September 30, 2018

Annual Tibet Fest organize by Pureland Project and Tibetan Association of Philadelphia.

Live music and delicious Vegetarian food.

Venue: Clark Park, Philadelphia

Time: 11-4pm

Tibetan Cultural show at Barnes Foundation

Sunday, May 06, 2018

Join us for The Barnes Foundation Museum's free admission first Sunday event where they will showcase their new Renoir exhibition and have family activities and performances. TAP's Youth Group will be performing their Tibetan dance from 2:30pm - 3:00pm.

Zamling Chisang

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Zamling Chisang, or Universal Prayer Day, is to celebrate Guru Rinpoche's subjugation of the local deities and the founding of the Samye Monastery.

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Tibetan Association of Philadelphia

PO Box 41063, Philadelphia, PA 19127 

(215) 327-8285

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