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12 December 2023

Three Upcoming Festivals to Celebrate!

In late December and early January, three special events will be led by Gen-la Kelsang Kunsang, the Retired Deputy Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU. The National Festivals in Hong Kong,  Australia, and New Zealand are fast approaching.

Asian Festival 2023 亞洲法會

Blessing Empowerment of Buddha Maitreya and Teachings on The Buddhist Way of Loving Kindness
15 – 18 December 2023
Silvermine Bay Camp, Mui Wo, Lantau Island, Hong Kong

At this special event Gen-la Kunsang, will grant the blessing empowerment of Buddha Maitreya who is the embodiment of the loving kindness of all the Buddhas. The empowerment is a blissful guided meditation through which we can draw closer to Buddha Maitreya, receive his powerful and inspiring blessings, and deepen our experience of loving kindness.

Hong Kong

Australian National Festival 2023

Blessing Empowerment of Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden
with Gen-la Kelsang Kunsang | 29th Dec 2023 - 3 Jan 2024
Kadampa Meditation Centre Australia | 25 McCarthy Road, Monbulk VIC

Join us at the 2023 Australian Festival, where Gen-la Kelsang Kunsang will grant the empowerment of the great Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden and give teachings on Heart Jewel.

Dorje Shugden is an emanation of the Wisdom Buddha Manjushri whose sole purpose is to eliminate the outer and inner obstacles to our spiritual path. By attending this Festival and receiving the empowerment you will deepen your connection with this powerful protector and invite his blessings into your life.

New Zealand National Festival 2024


The Festival will be held at the Mercure Abel Tasman in Wellington.
Post Festival retreat 16 – 19 January, 2024 at KMC Wellington

During this event, we will receive special teachings and meditations on living a happy, meaningful and positive life. The teachings are derived from the ancient wisdom of Buddha, presented in modern and practical ways that suit our busy lives. Join us for a long weekend to feel re-energised and charged with positive energy, and leave rejuvenated and inspired.

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Medicine Buddha & White Tara at Recent Dharma Celebrations

NKT-IKBU - New Kadampa - UK - KMC Atisha at Madhyamaka -Photo 24-03-2024, 13 12 58

Retreats to Connect with Our Good Heart

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Finding Refuge in Buddhist Teachings


National Festivals in April 2024