Double celebration in the US

Last weekend witnessed two wonderful Dharma Celebrations in the US on the theme of compassion, with Gen Kelsang Demo teaching at the Midwest Dharma Celebration in Wisconsin, and Kadam Morten Clausen teaching at the Southern Dharma Celebration in Georgia.

Coming together in California

This weekend was a special time for Kadampas in California, who enjoyed the California Dharma Celebration, which was held both in-person and online. For those who attended n person at KMC Los Angeles, it was a wonderful opportunity for California Kadampas to come together and catch up after a long break from in-person gatherings.

Love & life’s purpose

This last weekend the Southwest Dharma Celebration was held at the International Kadampa Retreat Center Grand Canyon. Gen Kelsang Rigpa, Western US National Spiritual Director and the Resident Teacher at KMC Los Angeles, granted the blessing empowerment of Buddha Maitreya, the enlightened manifestation of pure love, and gave teachings on ‘Love and Life’s Purpose.’

Reality is bliss

Right now people in New York City are enjoying a week-long post Summer Festival retreat with Resident Teacher of KMC New York City, Kadam Morten. To the delight of many, during one session Kadam Morten proclaimed the memorable line, “It just so happens that reality is bliss.”

Resilience in the face of adversity

These days climatic and environmental hazards frequently present us with adverse conditions that might otherwise thwart our plans to benefit others. Here is the story of two Kadampa communities who were confronted with such conditions and who worked diligently to ensure the delivery of Dharma was maintained and protect the people who visit their centers.