Kadampa Buddhism

The New Kadampa Tradition - International Buddhist Union
Founded by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

Kadampa Festivals – Save the Dates!

Kadampa Festivals – Save the Dates!

What are your resolutions for 2016?
How about including three amazing International Festivals in your wish list?

Gen-la Dekyong and Gen-la Khyenrab will be teaching the very essence of Kadam Dharma at the three Festivals this year – a unique opportunity to receive essential empowerments and teachings of Je Tsongkhapa’s lineage.

Save the dates below and treat yourself to three deeply meaningful and rewarding vacations.

SPRING FESTIVAL
May 27 – June 1 at Manjushri KMC, UK
Protecting our Spiritual Practice –
Dorje Shugden Empowerment & Commentary
with Gen-la Dekyong

SUMMER FESTIVAL
July 22 – August 6 at Manjushri KMC, UK
The Oral Instructions of the Mahamudra
– The Very Essence of Buddha’s Teachings on Sutra and Tantra
with Gen-la Dekyong and Gen-la Khyenrab

FALL FESTIVAL
October 7 – 13 in Toronto
Accomplishing the Ultimate Goal of Human Life
Highest Yoga Tantra Empowerments
and Commentary to the Practices of
Heruka Body Mandala and Vajrayogini
with Gen-la Khyenrab

Hope to see you there

www.kadampafestivals.org

Pure Mind, Pure World

Pure Mind, Pure World

“Didn’t you just gasp?” Gen-la Dekyong asked. And yes, that’s exactly what I did. For a first time visitor at KMC France, home of this year’s International Kadampa Fall Festival, the initial view of the arched gateway, adorned with the traditional deer and Dharma Wheel, with the chateau in the background, literally ‘takes your breath… Continue Reading

Celebrating Buddha’s Return from Heaven Day

Celebrating Buddha’s Return from Heaven Day

September 22 marks the celebration of Buddha’s Return from Heaven Day. The following explanation is an extract from a talk given by Geshe Kelsang on this day in 1991: ‘On this day we celebrate Buddha’s return from the desire god realm called Land of the Thirty-three Heavens, where he had been to visit his mother… Continue Reading

Fall Festival Video & Accommodation Update

Fall Festival Video &  Accommodation Update

Where will you be in the first week of October? How about spending a peaceful week in a beautiful French Chateau purifying your mind? October 2- 8 Gen-la Dekyong will grant empowerment and give teachings on Vajrasattva, the Buddha of purification, and senior NKT teachers will lead meditations guiding us through this powerful practise. Enjoy… Continue Reading

Help prepare KMC France for the International Fall Festival!

Help prepare KMC France for the International Fall Festival!

One of the things that makes our International Festivals so special, is that the whole event from beginning to end, arises out of the kindness of volunteers. Help us to prepare KMC France to receive our international Kadampa sangha. If you can come one or two weeks before the Festival, or if you would like… Continue Reading

NKT-IKBU International Fall Festival, France – 5 weeks to go!

NKT-IKBU International Fall Festival, France – 5 weeks to go!

KMC France will, for the first time, host the International Fall Festival. If you have never visited KMC France, or perhaps never been to an International Festival, now is the perfect opportunity. Receive Inspiring and Life-Changing Teachings One of the most powerful methods Buddha taught to purify our mind is the meditation and recitation of… Continue Reading

Summer Festival 2015: Day 16

Summer Festival 2015: Day 16

In accordance with the wishes of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso the festival concluded with a special presentation of the Life of Buddha on DVD. This play, inspired by Venerable Geshe-la and his teachings, visually captures the essence of Buddha Shakyamuni’s life. Based on the twelve principal deeds of Buddha, it shows in a clear and… Continue Reading

Summer Festival 2015: Day 15

Summer Festival 2015: Day 15

Final Retreat Day on Vajrayogini This is the final full day of the Summer Festival 2015. Tomorrow Saturday the Festival will conclude with the annual screening of The Life of Buddha. The Festival is winding down, slowly dissolving back into the emptiness from which it arose a mere two weeks ago.The taxis are lining up… Continue Reading

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