Southern US Dharma Celebration

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.

France National Festival 2023

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.

Mexican National Festival 2023

Following in the footsteps of our Spiritual Guide – The Blessing Empowerment of Je Tsongkhapa with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong, April 7-9

Abiding in a Pure Land in Florida

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.

Oral Transmission of Liberating Prayer for Modern World

“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.

Coming together in California

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.

2023 Post Spring Festival Retreats

The three International Festivals are precious opportunities to receive teachings and empowerments from the Gen-las, and this experience is greatly enhanced if we can spend some time after the Festival in retreat improving our understanding of the teachings and taking their meaning to heart.

South Africa National Festival 2023

The magic continued in South Africa this weekend. Following the unforgettable opening ceremony of the new urban temple at Kadampa Meditation Center Durban eager Kadampas from around the country gathered there for the South African National Festival.