24 April 2019

A SPECIAL WEEKEND OF GREAT JOY AND GREAT NEWS

It was an extraordinary weekend at Centro de Meditación Kadampa Chile in Santiago.

Over a hundred people gathered to enjoy a blissful national Dharma Celebration with Guen Sangden only to hear the amazing news that the International Temple’s Project had completed the purchase not just of the building they were presently renting but also the adjacent building, increasing the center’s space to 700 m2.

As can be seen from the video of the Dharma Celebration the center is in need of the extra space! Watch developments on the CMK Chile website.

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The Dharma Celebration
Guen Sangden the National Spiritual Director of Chile granted the empowerment of Buddha Amitayus and gave a commentary to the practice of The Yoga of Buddha Amitayus and teachings on emptiness and transforming adverse conditions into the spiritual path according to Venerable Geshe-la’s book The New Eight Steps to Happiness. The meditations were guided by Kelsang Osel and the retreat was led by Guen Chokyong the Resident Teacher at CMK Chile.

Watch the video below to enjoy this special occasion.

What people said
‘What I liked most about the introduction was inner refuge.’
Asistente

‘What is most important is thinking about basic Buddhist view.’ Juan Pablo

‘What I liked most about the introduction is that the Teacher told us immediately about permanent liberation from suffering.‘
Carolina

‘In one sentence what I like most about these events is to hear "Be happy and make others happy."’
Patricia

‘Happiness of future lives - that's what I have to really think about.’
Asistente

‘Starting a Celebration with a teaching that makes me think about taking advantage of my precious human life is the best.’
Elizabeth