Courses, Retreats, and Special Events

Most weekends in the year, we hold courses and retreats, usually on Saturday mornings but sometimes extending throughout the entire weekend.

For those interested in extended retreat opportunities as well as retreats outside of New York City, be sure to check out our World Peace Temple in Glen Spey.

To see all upcoming events, visit this week's classes.


U.S. National Kadampa Festival

June 18-23
Empowerment of Prajnaparamita
with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong


Participate in the U.S. Festival Empowerment from KMC NYC

Watch the U.S. Festival Empowerment from KMC NYC
Saturday, June 19, 4:00 – 6:00pm

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How to Live Lightly

Saturday, June 26
10:00am – 1:30pm + Q*A
with Kadam Morten


Celebrating Our Interdependence

Saturday, July 3
10:00am – 1:30pm
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The Confidence to Change

Saturday, July 10
10:00am – 1:30pm + Q&A
with Natalia Darialova


The Joy of Pure Freedom

Saturday, July 17
10:00am – 1:30pm + Q&A
with Adrienne Weiss

The Happiness of Buddhist Meditation

The Happiness of Buddhist Meditation

Saturday, July 31
10:00am – 1:30pm + Q&A
with Yogi Chauhan


International Summer Festival 2021

July 30 – August 14
Empowerments of Dorje Shugden & Higher Yoga Tantra Empowerments of Heruka & Vajrayogini


International Fall Festival 2021

October 22 – 28, 2021
Empowerment of Buddha Tara
with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong

Past Courses and Retreats

At KMC NYC, we offer a range of half-day, day-long, and week-long retreats on various Buddhist topics throughout the year. Check out our past courses and retreats to see some of our recent offerings.