Healing the real causes of disease

A record 320 people gathered at KMC France this weekend for the French Dharma Celebration with Guèn Kelsang Eupamé, National Spiritual Director for France. Guèn Eupamé granted the blessing empowerment of Medicine Buddha, whose function is to deliver living beings by bestowing blessings that heal all external and inner diseases.

The Kadampa family’s purpose

Gen-la has concluded her extraordinary teachings at Manjushri KMC this weekend, and the students have settled into 2 days of retreat with Gen Nyingpo. We finish with another inspiring excerpt from Gen-la’s teachings in which she encourages us to understand and live according to the Kadampa family’s purpose – an exquisite teaching revealing a special union of wisdom and compassion.

Change that comes from the wisdom of Lamrim

Listening to Gen-la Dekyong’s teachings this weekend at Manjushri KMC it is easy to see how she is perfectly qualified to be the General Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU. Her reliance upon her Spiritual Guide, Venerable Geshe Keslang Gyatso Rinpoche, is exemplary, and because of this listening to her teach we feel as if we are listening to Venerable Geshe-la himself teaching through her.

Lamrim is my Life!

Last night in a packed Temple for World Peace at Manjushri KMC, Gen-la Dekyong, General Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU, shared some priceless advice she received directly from Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche.

Modern Kadampa Buddhist shrines

Every Temple has a shrine. It provides a focus for our faith, serving as a continual reminder of the Buddhas through whose kindness living beings have the opportunity to attain permanent inner peace and the supreme happiness of enlightenment. The shrine at IKRC Grand Canyon is regarded as the model for future Kadampa Temples and KMCs.

How to Handle Anything in Edinburgh

This time of year Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland, literally sparkles as the world famous Christmas markets open and visitors flock to the city to browse the stalls, dine in the restaurants and enjoy the fairground attractions. But last night, in the midst of the festivities, a quiet and peaceful space appeared . . .

Heart to heart

This weekend, Gen-la Dekyong, General Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU, will give the transmission of a precious Kadampa text – one of the three condensed Lamrim texts that are the very heart of Modern Kadampa Buddhism.