On September 17 our most precious Spiritual Guide Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche showed the manner of passing peacefully into the clear light. Venerable Geshe-la requested that for auspiciousness at this time all Kadampa centers around the world engage in a short retreat using his special prayer, Request to the Holy Spiritual Guide Venerable Geshe […]
September 22 marks the celebration of Buddha’s Return from Heaven Day. On this day Kadampa Centers around the world engage in special prayers and make offering to celebrate this special day. During the summer months when insects and other tiny animals are abundant, Buddha encouraged his disciples to avoid harming them by not moving […]
What is an empowerment? “An empowerment bestows upon us special blessings that heal our mental continuum and awaken our Buddha nature.” — Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche This empowerment is a transformative guided meditation through which we connect to Buddha Maitreya's enlightened mind. By receiving these inspiring blessings we can swiftly actualize our own potential […]
Are you at a loss at how to help our world? Don’t be! Be part of a real peace initiative, learning practical meditations that will remove the causes of conflict and bring happiness and healing to yourself and others. We are not separate from our world; each of us influences this planet and everyone on […]
Vajrayogini is a female enlightened Deity of Highest Yoga Tantra, who is the manifestation of the wisdom of all Buddhas. Having received the Empowerment, and by engaging sincerely in this practice with a good heart and a mind of faith, it is definitely possible to attain full enlightenment. To accomplish such results we must practice […]
This course is based on the teachings within Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso's latest book, The Mirror of Dharma. Dharma means the teachings of enlightened beings and this book is directed at those who sincerely wish to make practical progress on their spiritual path. The Mirror of Dharma clearly shows how we can solve our daily […]
If you’re a morning person this short meditation class is for you, and if you’re not it’s for you too! Starting your day with thirty minutes of meditation can make everything go a lot smoother. By spending time in meditation, you will learn to access the natural peace and power that exists within your own […]
Each class includes a teaching and guided meditation in a series. You are welcome to attend all or any of the classes in each series. No previous experience is necessary, drop in anytime. Suitable for beginners and those more experienced. Everyone welcome!
Introduction to Modern Meditation With Kadampa Buddhist teacher: Diane Bokor In this free public talk, we will learn how to combine meditation with modern life and practice simple meditations to cultivate positive states of mind that we can take with us anywhere.
This is a special practice of relying upon our Spiritual Guide as a Buddha and making praises and requests to him, but it also contains beautiful essential instructions on all the stages of the path to enlightenment and training the mind, as well as both the generation and completion stages of Highest Yoga Tantra. We […]
If you have been coming to meditation classes for a while and want to take your practice to the next level, Foundation Program (FP) is for you. This systematic and comprehensive study of five essential subjects (6 books) is an ideal next step.