Mindfulness Meditation Centers' & Summit Dharma Center's Goal

To create a place where all are welcome.
To never turn away a person from teaching or meditation due to lack of financial resources.
To develop, build and maintain a center for:

  • meditation instruction,
  • retreat,
  • teaching,
  • study,
  • personal growth,
  • spiritual advancement,
  • and to provide a financial endowment to support the ongoing operations of Summit Dharma Center.

Mindfulness Meditation Centers' & Summit Dharma Center's Mission

  • the development of wisdom and compassion
  • the facilitation of pluralist, ecumenical dialogue
  • the advancement of meditation
  • the nurturing of introspection and contemplation
  • the promotion of lovingkindness to oneself and all living beings.

Mindfulness Meditation Centers' & Summit Dharma Center's Vision

To create a center where those of any faith, as well as those without a faith, may commune in the spirit of honor and respect, for the nurturing of spiritual wisdom, compassion, community understanding and healing. By recognizing one's own spiritual nature, the individual is freed to recognize the wholesomeness in others and all forms of life.

Summit Dharma Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. All contributions made are tax deductible within standard IRS guidelines for non-profits. We strive for complete financial transparency. Past financial statement are available by request. Please contact us if you would like to see them.


MMC / SDC respects and upholds the lineage of mindful awareness as taught by the historical Buddha and as presented through the Karma Kagyu lineage on Indo-Tibetan Buddhism. We hold no sectarian views nor do we institutionalize our practice. Rather we strive to welcome practitioners of all faiths and lineages.

Privacy Policy

Mindfulness Meditation Centers and Summit Dharma Center takes your privacy very seriously. We will never sell, rent, or otherwise disclose your email or other contact information to anyone without your prior consent, period. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us and we will address them promptly.