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2015 Spring Festival - Booking now live!

Gen-la K spring booking live

Medicine Buddha Empowerment and Teachings on Healing the Mind with Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab, May 22 – 27

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2015 Summer Festival website now live!

Summer Site now live

July 24 – 29 : Treasure Vase of Kadam Lamrim
July 30 – Aug 8: Heruka Body Mandala and Vajrayogini Empowerments & Commentary

This Summer we have a very precious opportunity to receive Empowerments, Teachings, and to engage in retreat, on the very essence of Buddha’s Sutra and Tantra teachings.

In week 1, Gen-la Kelsang Kunsang will encourage us to take the precious jewels of wisdom and compassion from the treasure vase of Kadam Dharma, the inner wealth of spiritual realisations that never deceive us and bring the peace and happiness we desire. This experience of Kadam Lamrim is the perfect preparation to receive Highest Yoga Tantra empowerments.

In week 2, Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong will grant the empowerments of Heruka Body Mandala and Vajrayogini, The teachings of Tantra are the rarest and most precious of all Buddha’s teachings, the path by which we can attain actual Buddhahood. Following the empowerments, Gen-la Dekyong will give practical teachings on how to enter and make progress on this blissful, quick path to enlightenment.

Save the dates!

Booking Opens: April 1 (1pm GMT)

More information about the Festival including programme, fees and accommodation is now available online: kadampafestivals.org/summer

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2015 Spring Festival website now live!

Spring 2015 festival 2015

In May, Manjushri KMC, UK will host the 21st International Spring Festival.

During the Festival, Gen-la Khyenrab will grant the blessing empowerment of Medicine Buddha and teach how by relying upon this Buddha Doctor we can be cured of the inner sickness of the delusions and heal our mental continuum. We will then be free from sickness forever and become an actual Buddha Doctor ourselves.

Booking Opens: March 12

More information about the Festival including programme, fees and accommodation is now available online: kadampafestivals.org/spring

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International Temples Day 2014

Portugal Temple

Saturday November 1, 2014 is NKT International Temples Day, when Kadampa centers worldwide celebrate the International Temples Project. The International Temples Project was founded by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, with the aim to introduce the Buddhist faith and practice of the New Kadampa Tradition publicly, and to exemplify contemporary Buddhist practice through service to the public. It presently achieves this through building traditional and non-traditional temples, meditation and retreat centres, and through the activities of Kadampa schools, world peace cafés and Tharpa Publications.

Through Kadampa Temples flourishing throughout the world more and more people will receive the blessings of inner peace, and through inner peace there will come outer peace. Read about ways you can help this auspicious project.

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Follow the International Fall Festival 2014 live on social media

Fall 2014

Keep up-to-date with the latest photos, quotes and videos live from the Festival. Follow the official NKT Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Google+ channels.

We hope you enjoy and share this special spiritual holiday.

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