This event occurs in the past. See below for our upcoming courses, retreats and special events.

Total Acceptance, Total Freedom, with Gen Menla

We all want lasting freedom from problems and pain. The possibility of this happening can only develop within a clear, open and patient mind. As we all know, normally our need to escape from unpleasant feelings is so urgent that we become impatient and reactive and we do not give ourself the time to discover where our suffering is actually coming from. We think that things should be different from the way they are. We blame circumstances or other people for our unhappiness. What we need is the clarity and spaciousness of mind to see what is really binding us. Patient acceptance enables us to undo our suffering and creates the space for practical solutions to arise.

In this special half-day course, visiting Guest Teacher, Gen Kelsang Menla will give teachings and guide us in meditations from the extraordinary book How to Solve Our Human Problems, by the Buddhist Master Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. This book is a practical guide to overcoming frustration and anger, as well as developing the superpowers of complete patient acceptance and the spiritual transformation of our suffering into powerful personal growth. Everyone is welcome!

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UPCOMING COURSES, RETREAT AND SPECIAL EVENTS

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Buddha’s Enlightenment Two-Day Fasting Retreat

April 12 & 13
7:00am start
(Mahayana Precepts)

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The Magical Power of Blessings

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

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The Annual Northeast Dharma Celebration

April 26-28
Temple for World Peace, Glen Spey
with Kadam Morten

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Heart Jewel Retreat

Saturday, May 4
10:00am – 1:30pm + Q&A
with Kadam Morten

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How Best to Die

Saturday, May 11
10:00am – 1:30pm + Q&A
with Kadam Morten

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How Not to Stress

Saturday, May 18
10:00am – 1:30pm + Q&A
with Kelly Goedert

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Living lightly and Joyfully

Saturday, May 25
10:00am – 1:30pm + Q&A
with Woo Jung Cho

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International Kadampa Spring Festival 2024

Accomplishing the Great Wisdom Protection
May 24-29
with Gen-la Kelsang Jampa

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A Special OSG Puja Celebrating Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

Tuesday, June 4
6:45 – 9:00pm
Everybody welcome!

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International Kadampa Summer Festival 2024

Profound Teachings from Buddha’s Heart
July 26 – August 10
with Gen-la Dekyong and Gen-la Kelsang Jampa

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KMC NYC Annual Country Retreat, with Kadam Morten

Friday, August 30 – Monday, September 2
Temple for World Peace, Glen Spey
with Kadam Morten

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US National Festival 2024

Fearless Heart
September 20-25
IKRC Grand Canyon

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International Kadampa Fall Festival 2024

The Gateway to Highest Yoga Tantra
October 25 – November 1
with Gen-la Dekyong

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Empowerment Weekend

December 7 – 8
with Kadam Morten
Everybody welcome!