Welcome to the Himalayan Buddhist Meditation Center

HBMC is dedicated to cultivating wisdom and compassion through the study and practice of Tibetan Buddhism in Kathmandu, Nepal. We are one of 170+ centers worldwide affiliated with the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT), including Kopan Monastery, near Boudhanath. Our teachings and practices are based on the Buddhist tradition of Lama Tsong Khapa of Tibet as taught by Founder, Lama Thubten Yeshe and Spiritual Director, Lama Zopa Rinpoche.

Our programs include Dharma talks with qualified teachers, meditation, pujas, pilgrimages and tours.

Join HBMC on a Tour or Pilgrimage

Immerse yourself into the rich Buddhist heritage of the Kathmandu Valley. Experience living tradition and deep spiritual roots. Explore the history behind courtyards, temples, monuments and bustling local markets. Feel the essence of the remarkable cultural heritage of the Kathmandu Valley, it’s ancient history, people, and lifestyle.

Profit from our tours and pilgrimages go to the direct support of HBMC.

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Buddhism, Meditation & Yoga Retreat


An immersive weekend retreat at Chandra Ban Resort

September 22-24 2017

Lead by Venerable Lobsang Namgyel