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How to Abide in a Pure Land

On the weekend of April 29 – May 1, the annual Northeast Dharma Celebration will take place at the World Peace Temple in Glen Spey. As part of this weekend, Kadam Morten, in his capacity of Eastern National Spiritual Director, will grant the empowerment of Avalokiteshvara, the Buddha of Compassion. Following the empowerment, Kadam Morten will give teachings on the three recognitions according to Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso’s presentation in the Mirror of Dharma with Additions. These teachings explain how we can quickly change our world by changing our mind. Instead of assenting to the ordinary, mundane appearance of our life, we can transform how we see ourselves, others, and the world around us. As a result of joyfully applying effort to this meditation practice throughout our life, we will come to experience our world as a pure land – free from all suffering and problems!

On the Saturday following the Celebration, Kadam Matthew will lead a half-day retreat at KMC NYC, in which we can deepen our understanding of this simple yet profound practice.




International Summer Festival

July 29 – August 13
Ulverston, England
with Gen-la Khyenrab & Gen-la Jampa


Creating Happiness: The Law of Karma

Saturday, August 13
10:00am – 1:30pm + Q&A
with Kelly Goedert


The Magical Practice of Taking & Giving

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


Training in Emptiness

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


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


Learn the Fundamentals of Buddhist Meditation

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


28th Anniversary Party

Friday, September 23
Everybody Welcome!


International Fall Festival

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