This event occurs in the past. See below for our upcoming courses, retreats and special events.
International Summer Festival 2021
The Very Essence of Modern Kadampa Buddhism
Week 1: July 30 – August 4
The Heart Practice
Dorje Shugden Empowerment and Teachings on Lamrim
With Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong, NKT-IKBU General Spiritual Director
The heart of Kadampa Buddhism is the practice of Lamrim, the stages of the path to enlightement, which is a special presentation of Buddha’s teachings that is easily integrated into modern daily life.
By relying on the Wisdom Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden we will quickly gain deep inner experience of Lamrim and transform our life into the very path to enlightenment.
Week 2: August 6 – 14
Awakening our Buddha Nature
Highest Yoga Tantra Empowerments of Heruka and Vajrayogini
with Gen-la Kelsang Jampa, NKT-IKBU Deputy Spiritual Director
Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche says, “The gateway through which we enter Tantra is receiving a Tantric empowerment. An empowerment bestows upon us special blessings that heal our mental continuum and awaken our Buddha nature.”
The empowerments and teachings in Week 2 will open the door to Highest Yoga Tantra, the very essence of Kadampa Buddhism and the quick path to enlightenment.
UPCOMING COURSES, RETREAT AND SPECIAL EVENTS
Watch the Fall Festival Empowerment From KMC NYC
Fall Festival Empowerment
Saturday, October 23
with Gen-la Dekyong
International Fall Festival 2021
October 22 – 28, 2021
Empowerment of Buddha Tara
with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong
Empowerment of Buddha Vajrasattva
Saturday, Nov 6 – Sunday, Nov 7
with Kadam Morten
Learn the Fundamentals of Buddhist Meditation
Saturday, November 20
10:00am – 1:30pm + Q&A
with Kelly Goedert