Booking for 2023 International Summer Festival opening soon
Mar 23, 2023
The Sumner Festival 2023 website is now live
Bookings open Thursday March 30, 13.00 UK time.
Take advantage of the early bird discount.
At this special event hosted by Kadampa Meditation Center Stockholm Gen-la Thubten granted the empowerment of Buddha Maitreya who is the embodiment of the loving kindness of all the Buddhas and taught methods to develop and increase our loving kindness through developing our wisdom.
Special commentary to the Liberating Prayer & International Refuge Vow Ceremony with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong.
You can attend this festival in-person or online.
The Southern Dharma Celebration 2023 was held at KMC North Carolina in Charlotte where Kadampas from North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia gathered to receive Je Tsongkhapa empowerment and teachings on Guru Sumati Buddha Heruka practice from Eastern National Spiritual Director and Resident Teacher of KMC New York City, Kadam Morten Clausen.
In a converted shipping container next to the Kadampa Art Studio at Manjushri KMC, two skilled Kadampa artists are quietly manufacturing a prototype of the next generation of statues, which will be made of metal rather than polyurethane.
Compassion & purification is the subject of this year’s French National Festival. Gen-la Jampa, Deputy Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU and resident teacher at IKRC Grand Canyon will grant an empowerment (blessing transmission) of Thousand-Armed Avalokiteshvara.
Following in the footsteps of our Spiritual Guide – The Blessing Empowerment of Je Tsongkhapa with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong, April 7-9
Kadam Morten, National Spiritual Director for Eastern United States, recently visited KMC Florida for the Florida Dharma Celebration 2023, where he granted the empowermennt of Buddha Avalokiteshvara and gave teachings on training in the Three Recognitions.
“The Liberating Prayer is not an ordinary prayer – It is like a text and has profound meaning.” Listen to the oral transmission of the Liberating Prayer from Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche from the Spring Festival 2006.
This weekend KMC Los Angeles hosted the California Dharma Celebration – a special time for Kadampas in California.
Gen Kelsang Rigpa, Western US National Spiritual Director and Resident Teacher at KMC Los Angeles, granted the blessing empowerment of Buddha White Tara and gave teachings from the practical text on Buddhist psychology and meditation, The New Eight Steps to Happiness by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche.