Celebrating in the Nordic region
Mar 22, 2023
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.
Recently the sangha at the newly emerging Kadampa center in Israel gathered for their third out-of-town retreat in a peaceful rural location. Their Teacher Daniel Koren guided meditations on the practice of patience as presented by Shantideva based on Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche’s book ‘Meaningful to Behold’.
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.
With its wonderful climate and beautiful scenery Australia offers many peaceful outdoor locations for practicing meditation. And from time to time the Australian Kadampa centers take full advantage of it.
Here we feature two recent events in the great outdoors
Around 200 people gathered at Phoenix Art Museum this week for a transformative evening with Gen-la Kelsang Jampa, Resident Teacher at IKRC Grand Canyon and Deputy Spiritual Director of NKT. Gen-la shared practical advice from Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche in the teaching: “If you want to be happy, you need to develop a peaceful mind; if you want to make others happy, you need to cherish them.”
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.