~ November 5, 2016 ~ On the first Saturday in November Kadampa centers worldwide celebrate the International Temples Project. Special events are held to raise funds for the project and prayers are made for the success and flourishing of the project and to dedicate the project to world peace. On the first Saturday in November … Read more
This October 7-13, we have the special opportunity to receive the Highest Yoga Tantra empowerments and commentary to the practices of Heruka Body Mandala and Vajrayogini from Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab. This is the first time these empowerments have been given in North America since Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso granted them in 2003 in Toronto. Read … Read more
The anniversary of Buddha’s first teaching in this world, which is called ‘Turning the Wheel of Dharma Day’, is celebrated on June 4 by Kadampa Buddhist throughout the world. It is an extremely auspicious day during which the karmic effect of our actions is greatly multiplied.
This day also marks the birthday of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, the Founder of NKT-IKBU, who was born on Turning the Wheel of Dharma Day in 1931.