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Envisioning Pure Lands

A Birthday Celebration Mandala Offering Retreat for our Spiritual Guide.

with Kadam Morten

Continuing our celebration of Venerable Geshe Kelsang’s 90th birthday, Kadam Morten will guide a mandala offering retreat, dedicating the merit we accumulate to Venerable Geshe-la’s long life. A mandala in this context is an imagined pure land, a world in which everyone is free from suffering, pervaded by beauty, harmony, and all wonderful things. In this practice we will spend time in meditation envisioning such pure lands and offering them to the Buddhas. This is a joyful and highly creative practice through we accumulate vast amounts of positive energy and good fortune, known as merit, which is the source of all our present and future happiness. Envisioning such pure lands is especially important right now when we are constantly bombarded with pessimistic and despairing views of our world and prospects.

Everyone is welcome to participate in however many sessions you wish.

Envisioning Pure Lands

UPCOMING COURSES, RETREAT AND SPECIAL EVENTS

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U.S. National Kadampa Festival

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

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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

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Celebrating Our Interdependence

Saturday, July 3
10:00am – 1:30pm
with Paige Polisner

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The Confidence to Change

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

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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

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International Summer Festival 2021

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

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International Fall Festival 2021

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