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

U.S. National Kadampa Festival

Solving Problems through the Wisdom of Emptiness

The Blessing Empowerment of Buddha Prajnaparamita, a Female Buddha who is the manifestation of Buddha’s perfection of wisdom, with Gen-la Dekyong

When faced with the challenges of the world, we have a choice: be fearful and pessimistic, or find practical solutions for peace and happiness. For many, it feels the world is becoming more and more complicated. New conflicts and challenges appear almost daily. Our minds are becoming busier and more scattered. Craving, anger, and even hatred seem to be increasing.

Fortunately, there is a solution. Meditation on emptiness has the power to solve all of our problems. Buddha’s revolutionary insights on emptiness, the true nature of things, is a universal panacea that heals our confusion, craving, and other painful ways of thinking. By resolving these inner conflicts within ourselves, we are then uniquely capable to help others solve their problems. This is vitally important in these uncertain times.

Along with giving teachings on emptiness, Gen-la Dekyong will grant the empowerment of Great Mother Prajnaparamita. Prajnaparamita is a female Buddha who is the manifestation of Buddha’s Perfection of Wisdom. The empowerment is a blissful guided meditation through which we receive wisdom blessings directly from Prajnaparamita’s enlightened mind, empowering us to experience deep healing and real inner progress. By receiving her blessings in this empowerment, we can deepen our experience of ultimate truth and come closer to a lasting answer to all our problems.

 

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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