Kadampa US & International Festivals Schedule for 2019

Every year NKT-IKBU organizes world wide Kadampa festivals on Buddhism and meditation that explain how to apply Buddha’s teachings (Dharma) to modern living. These include International Festivals, and National Festivals. You can also click here for a detailed calendar.

These Buddhist Festivals and Dharma Celebrations provide a precious opportunity to study and practise the special presentation of modern Buddhism taught by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, the Founder of NKT.

The events vary in length from two days to two weeks, but whatever their duration they all offer a vacation with a difference – a chance to break free from the hectic routines of daily life and focus on the things that really matter. You will come away not only refreshed and relaxed but also spiritually re-energised.

US Festival 2019

Healing the World: Medicine Buddha Empowerment & Teachings on How to Solve Our Human Problems with Gen-la Jampa

April 26 – May 1, 2019

at Kadampa Meditation Center New York, Glen Spey

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International Spring Festival 2019, UK

Enjoy Everything as Pure 

May 24 – 29, 2019

Empowerment of Buddha Vajrasattva and Explanation of a Profound Tantric Purification Practice with Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab

at Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre, England

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International Summer Festival 2019, UK

The Oral Instructions of Mahamudra

July 26 – August 10, 2019

Week 1: Abiding in the Heart: Empowerment of Je Tsongkhapa with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong General Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU

Week 2: Infinite Bliss: Empowerment of the Wisdom Protector Dorje Shugden with Gen-la Kelsang Jampa Deputy Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU

at Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre, England

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International Fall Festival 2019, Arizona

Finding the sun of the supreme happiness of enlightenment

Empowerment of Avalokiteshvara & Teachings on Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche’s latest book, The Mirror of Dharma, with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong and Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab

Also includes the official opening and blessing of the new Arizona World Peace Temple currently under construction

September 27 – October 3, 2019

at World Peace at International Kadampa Retreat Center, Grand Canyon Arizona

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