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.

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Living lightly and Joyfully

Saturday, May 25
10:00am – 1:30pm + Q&A
with Woo Jung Cho

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International Kadampa Spring Festival 2024

Accomplishing the Great Wisdom Protection
May 24-29
with Gen-la Kelsang Jampa

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Ditching Distractions

Saturday, June 1
10:00am – 1:30pm + Q&A
with Maria Rapetskaya

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A Special OSG Puja Celebrating Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

Tuesday, June 4
6:45 – 9:00pm
Everybody welcome!

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Learn the Fundamentals of Buddhist Meditation

Saturday, June 8
10:00am – 1:30pm + Q&A
with Tim Cockey

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How to Transform Your Meditations into Realizations

Saturday, June 22
10:00am – 1:30pm + Q&A
with France Roy

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Clarity of Mind Retreat

Saturday, June 29
10:00am – 1:30pm + Q&A
with Kadam Morten

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International Kadampa Summer Festival 2024

Profound Teachings from Buddha’s Heart
July 26 – August 10
with Gen-la Dekyong and Gen-la Kelsang Jampa

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KMC NYC Annual Country Retreat, with Kadam Morten

Friday, August 30 – Monday, September 2
Temple for World Peace, Glen Spey
with Kadam Morten

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US National Festival 2024

Fearless Heart
September 20-25
IKRC Grand Canyon

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International Kadampa Fall Festival 2024

The Gateway to Highest Yoga Tantra
October 25 – November 1
with Gen-la Dekyong

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Empowerment Weekend

December 7 – 8
with Kadam Morten
Everybody welcome!

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.