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Envisioning Pure Lands

A Birthday Celebration Mandala Offering Retreat for our Spiritual Guide.

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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The Magical Practice of Taking & Giving

Saturday, August 20
10:00am – 1:30pm + Q&A
with Natalia Darialova

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Training in Emptiness

Saturday, August 27
10:00am – 1:30pm + Q&A
with France Roy

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Annual Country Retreat

September 2 – 5
with Kadam Morten
Everybody Welcome!

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Awakening the Heart

Saturday, September 10
10:00 – 11:30am + Q&A
with Woo Jung Cho

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Learn the Fundamentals of Buddhist Meditation

Saturday, September 17
10:00am – 1:30pm + Q&A
with Bill Mabe and Maria Rapetskaya

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28th Anniversary Party

Friday, September 23
7:00pm
Everybody Welcome!

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International Fall Festival

October 14 – 20
KMC New York
with Gen-la Dekyong