Meditation Changes Everything Dharma tour in Germany

Seven back-to-back public talks were given in Germany this February. Sangha from Tara KMC in Leipzig, KMC Dresden, KMC Munich, KMC Stuttgart, KMC Freiburg, KMC Karlsruhe, and KMC Berlin applied great effort in organizing and publicizing a tour with the National Spiritual Director of Germany, Slovenia, Romania & Czech Republic, Gen Kelsang Ananda. The public events were well received, and many new people connected with their local centers. Follow this tour around Germany below.

Powerful Blessings at the Mountain Retreat

The International Kadampa Retreat Center Grand Canyon finished its 2024 Mountain Retreat with powerful blessings during a three-week Guru Sumati Buddha Heruka Close Retreat and Vajradaka Burning Offering.

Retreats Drawing to an End

The retreat program at Kadampa Centers is diverse, with each Center organizing retreats that are most suitable to their disciples’ needs. Recently, Tantric retreats have been drawing to a close with Vajrayogini Burning offering at KMC Barcelona and KMC France, and KMC Madrid concluding their Guru yoga retreat.

The Wisdom of Meditation

In an upcoming weekend course Gen-la Dekyong will give the blessing empowerment of Wisdom Buddha Manjushri and reveal the priceless value of Venerable Geshe-la’s uncommon explanation of how to meditate.

Blessing Ceremonies Around the World

Empowerment Day is always a very joyful event at Kadampa Centers. With preparations starting weeks ahead, when the big day finally arrives, everyone can feel the unique and blessed energy of the ceremony. In the past days, KMC Stuttgart, KMC Tucson, KMC Victoria, Drolma KBC, and Maitreya KBC had an excellent opportunity to enjoy empowerments organized at their Centers.

Amitayus Retreats 2024 〜 Part 2

At the beginning of this year, many people had the opportunity to strengthen their connection to Buddha Amitayus through chanted prayers, meditation, and mantra recitation during the Amitayus retreats worldwide. This post shows the retreats held at Manjushri KMC, KMC Karlsruhe, Nagarjuna KMC Thornby Hall, KMC Monterrey, KMC Uma, and KBC Tushita.

National Spiritual Director’s Visit to KMC Lille, France

In early February, Gen Eupame, the National Spiritual Director of France, visited KMC Lille for two events. Well attended and joyful, they brought the community and newcomers together. Participants learned how to build happiness through understanding karma and finding the authentic power of inner confidence.

Vajrayogini’s Blessings at KMC Madrid-La Sierra

Eighteen fortunate modern Kadampa disciples concluded the Vajrayogini Close Retreat 2024 at KMC Madrid-La Sierra, led by Gen Tsongmo. We completed the recitation of 100,000 mantras of this enlightened Deity and 10,000 wisdom descending mantras. We celebrated the end of the Vajrayogini Close Retreat and performed a fire puja as a special purification practice.

Inspiring courses worldwide

Kadampa Meditation Centers in US, France and Mexico celebrated significant spiritual events and teachings. KMC Colorado celebrate its first empowerment in its new Denver property. KMC Montpellier concluded January with sessions on the Six Perfections and Bodhisattva Vows. KMC Monterrey retreat, ‘Meditations for Busy People,’ inspired attendees towards deeper Dharma study. KMC Metz hosted a weekend on The Wheel of Life, attracting participants from across the Grand Est region.

A Magical Month at IKRC Grand Canyon

The International Kadampa Retreat Center Grand Canyon is part way through its 2024 Mountain Retreat. Over 80 retreaters participated in the first three weeks led by KMC-NYC Resident Teacher Kadam Morten Clausen.