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04 October 2021

Are you planning a post-fall festival retreat?

After each International Festival, Kadampa centers around the world organise post-Festival retreats providing an opportunity to spend some time improving our understanding of the teachings and taking their meaning to heart.

Below you will see some retreats scheduled for after the upcoming Fall Festival. Follow the links for further information and booking.

Kailash IRC, Switzerland

Oct 29 – Nov 1

THE PATH TO HEAVEN

with Gen-la Kelsang Kunsang, National Spiritual Director of Switzerland, Italy, Austria & South Africa, former Deputy Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU and Resident Teacher of Madhyamaka KMC.

In-person and Online

Gen-la Kunsang will lead a retreat in-person on the practice of transference of consciousness of Arya Tara, a special practice taught by Buddha. Based on self-generation as Tara, training in special meditations to transfer our consciousness to the heart of Guru Tara. With faith and training we can go to Tara’s Pure Land at the time of death using this profound practice. A wonderful occasion not to be missed, spaces are limited, please book early.

Tara IKRC, UK

Oct 29 – Nov 4

THE PATH TO HEAVEN

with Gen-la Kelsang Thubten, International Kadampa Internet Director.

In-person and Online (1 week catch-up option)

A retreat on the practice of transference of consciousness of Arya Tara. On this retreat, Gen-la Thubten will give instructions and lead meditations and on this profound practice taught by Buddha. The retreat will be based on the teachings by Gen-la Dekyong at this year’s International Fall Festival.

This retreat is suitable for all levels.

KMC Spain, Malaga city temple

Oct 30 – 31

TRAVELLING TO THE HEART OF TARA

with Gen Kelsang Chokga, National Spiritual Director of Spain & Portugal and Resident Teacher of KMC Spain.

In-person and Online (Available online for 1 week)

Develop experience of the precious teachings of the Fall Festival, guided by Gen Kelsang Chokga at KMC Spain. The practice of transference of consciousness of Arya Tara is a special practice taught by Buddha. During this retreat we will train in special meditations to transfer our consciousness to the heart of Guru Tara.

KMC Barcelona, Spain

Oct 29 – Nov 2

ARYA TARA'S PURE LAND

with Gen Kelsang Rabten, National Spiritual Director of Australia & New Zealand and Resident Teacher of KMC Leeds.

Through this joyful and creative practice, we will learn to connect with our own potential to help people through their most difficult times. Discover the power of this special practice, for us, others and our world. In the midst of a beautiful setting near Montserrat and in the company of spiritual friends.

Tharpaland KMC, Germany

Oct 29 – Nov 1

THE PATHWAY TO HEAVEN

with Gen Kelsang Dragpa, National Spiritual Director of the Nordic Region and Resident Teacher of KMC Oslo.

In-person and Online

Make yourself familiar with the precious Arya Tara practice of “Pathway to Heaven” and the oral instructions received by Gen-la Dekyong during Fall Festival. And enjoy the peaceful and blessed environment of Tharpaland KMC near Berlin, and the company of spiritual friends. Everybody welcome!

KMC Washington DC, USA

Oct 29 – 31

TRANSFERENCE OF CONSCIOUSNESS

with Gen Kelsang Chodor, Resident Teacher of KMC London.

This is an online event and will have a live Q & A session on Sunday. Replay (with the exception of the Live Q & A) will be available for three weeks.

We will engage in a weekend retreat based on the International Fall Festival teachings with Gen-la Dekyong, emphasizing the practice of Tara Powa or Transference of Consciousness. The practice of transference of consciousness of Arya Tara is a special practice taught by Buddha. Based on self-generation as Tara, we train in special meditations to transfer our consciousness to the heart of Guru Tara. With faith and training we can go to Tara’s Pure Land at the time of death using this profound practice.

KMC Hong Kong

Nov 6 – 7

THE PATH TO HEAVEN

with Kadam Dianna Lau.

On this weekend retreat Dianna will share with us the special instructions on the profound practice of Tara Powa given by Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong in the Fall Festival 2021. It will be an excellent opportunity to gain experience of the simple but yet profound meditations practice to transfer our consciousness to the heart of Guru Tara.

Everybody welcome. The retreat will be conducted in Cantonese only.