Day 7 ~ THANK YOU GESHE-LA

Welcome to the 2022 Spring Festival Online Day 7 ~ Thank you Geshe-la Thank you Geshe-la for manifesting this beautiful temple, for your example in this world, for giving us everything, for giving us the Ganden oral lineage newly arising, qualified teachers, study programs, retreats, centres and opportunities to create infinite merit through working for … Read more

Day 6 ~ Retreat

Welcome to the 2022 Spring Festival Online Day 6 ~ Retreat At this festival we received special instruction from Venerable Geshe-la that it is very important for us to learn how to do a Guru Yoga counting retreat using the mantra of Guru Sumati Buddha Heruka, counting 100 000 mantras and followed by a Vajradhaka … Read more

Day 5 ~ THE INTERNATIONAL KADAMPA COMMUNITY

Welcome to the 2022 Spring Festival Online Day 5 ~ THE INTERNATIONAL KADAMPA COMMUNITY  At each international festival we get the opportunity to marvel in our International Kadampa Community, to witness it in action, and to feel that we belong to a worldwide network of practitioners.

 Gen-la Dekyong encouraged us that we need to come … Read more

Day 4 ~ the Power of Gathering

Welcome to the 2022 Spring Festival Online Day 4 ~ the power of gathering Kadampa’s have gathered together from over 50 countries, like many small streams and rivers flowing into an ocean. You feel the power of gathering, especially after the last few years of pandemic restriction and isolation. Finally we can be together again. … Read more

Day 3 ~ Guru Yoga

Gen-la Dekyong gave two teachings on developing the inner wealth of faith. Helping us to understand the good qualities of Je Tsongkhapa, our tradition, the example of our Spiritual Guide and our great good fortune to be living disciples of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche witnessing his matchless, endless deeds. In essence an entirely new presentation appearing for us, the people of the modern world.

Day 2 ~ Empowerment

2022 Spring Festival Diaries Day 2 ~ Empowerment. In the two morning meditations we were encouraged to stop distractions, listen only to the words of the meditation and forget everything else as we meditated on not wasting our precious opportunity for spiritual practice in meaningless activities & making a determination to cherish only others. Perfect … Read more

Day 1 continued ~ Blessing Puja

Friday evening saw the temple filled with almost 3000 practitioners joining with Gen-la Dekyong in a special Wishfulfilling Jewel blessing puja.

Day 1 ~ Temple Opening

Welcome to the 2022 Spring Festival Day 1 ~ Temple Opening. Finally the 2022 Spring Festival has begun! First was the blessing of the Sixth Kadampa Temple for World Peace, which was in two stages. In the first part Gen-la Dekyong, the General Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU, conducted the traditional ribbon cutting ceremony followed by … Read more