The US Kadampa Festival 2011 is already under way this weekend at the Kadampa Temple in New York. NKT Deputy Spiritual Director Gen-la Kunsang is granting the empowerment of Medicine Buddha and giving teachings from ‘Modern Buddhism’, Geshe-la’s latest book. The empowerment ceremony and the teachings that follow will be accompanied by guided meditations and two days of retreat to deepen understanding and experience of what has been learned. You can find more information here.
You can now access the NKT Summer Festival 2011 online booking form.
Booking for the 2011 International Spring Festival at Manjushri KMC will open March 9, at 1:00pm GMT. You can book online on the Festival website.
For those not able to book online and who wish to book by mail, printable booking forms and notes can now be downloaded in five languages from the Spring Festival booking page.
The Festival Diaries for the 2010 Fall Festival in Brazil are now live.
View a review video of the Festival and the opening of the Temple, watch extracts of teachings by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, and enjoy over 20 galleries of photo and video blogs by the people attending the event.
Please note the 2011 Spring Festival is longer than in previous years, with an additional two days for retreat.