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Refuge from the Storm

Teachings on Buddhist refuge followed by a Refuge Ceremony

Sunday, November 19th | with Kadam Lucy James

Sunday, November 19th
with Kadam Lucy James


Cost $35

Walk-ins welcome
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Schack Building (CIADA), Conference Room,
950 Wadsworth Blvd, Lakewood CO 80214
The conference room is on the first floor, just walk in and you'll see it

Please use Visitor Parking at the front of the lot. Additional parking is across 10th at Vance, and is labeled "Classroom Parking." 

About this Event

Without a reliable source of refuge, we can easily end up feeling powerless or enraged with everything going on in our crazy messed up world. As Prince Siddhartha, Buddha left his luxurious life in the palace to see if he could find a lasting source of protection for himself and everyone else. He could, and he has shared it with us.

Join us for a talk on a practical approach to refuge that will energize our spiritual life, followed by the actual Buddhist Refuge Ceremony, a blessed ritual meditation dating back to the time of Buddha Shakyamuni. This Ceremony draws us closer to the love and protection of Buddha, Dharma and Sangha; and you can choose whether you use it to formally become a Buddhist or simply as a powerful blessing and inspiration on your spiritual journey.

The day concludes with a delicious lunch with the Sangha community.

Everyone is welcome!


Sunday, November 19th

9:00am-10:30am~ Talk on Refuge

11:15-1:15pm Refuge Ceremony

1:15- 2:30pm Sangha refreshments

Who is Buddha?

Recommended Book

Purchase at KMC CO Bookstore or from
It is not necessary to purchase to attend but provides a wonderful companion to the course.


Kadam Lucy James

Our main teacher at KMC Colorado is Kadam Lucy James. One of the senior teachers of Kadampa Buddhism, Kadam Lucy has taught extensively in England, Florida, and San Francisco, and helped set up many thriving meditation centers since 1981. She is a leading expert in meditation and is regularly invited to teach courses around the United States and Europe due to her skill in presenting both simple and profound subjects with great clarity. For many years, one of her main jobs was to help with the editing and production of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso’s books, and she has engaged in extensive meditation retreat.

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