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.


Highest Yoga Tantra Class*

Saturday, December 9
10:00am – 1:30pm + Discussion
with Kadam Morten


How to Purify the Mind

Saturday, December 16
10:00am – 1:30pm + Q&A
with Kadam Morten


Mind Healing

Saturday, December 23
10:00am – 1:30pm + Q&A
with Daniel Koren


An Abundance of Joy

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


New Year’s Eve 2024: Meditation and Celebration

Sunday, December 31
9:00pm – Midnight
with Kadam Morten


New Year New You

Saturday, January 6
10:00am – 1:30pm + Q&A
with Kadam Lucy


Why Love is the Answer

Saturday, January 13
10:00am – 1:30pm + Q&A
with Kadam Lucy


Learn the Fundamentals of Buddhist Meditation

Saturday, January 20
10:00am – 1:30pm + Q&A
with France Roy


A Life of Profound Purpose

Saturday, January 27
10:00am – 1:30pm + Q&A
with Kadam Morten & Kadam Lucy


Buddha’s Enlightenment Two-Day Fasting Retreat

April 12 & 13
7:00am start
(Mahayana Precepts)


International Kadampa Spring Festival 2024

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


International Kadampa Summer Festival 2024

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


International Kadampa Fall Festival 2024

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