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Upcoming Retreats & Special Events

Juneteenth Celebration

Friday, June 21st | 7 - 8pm followed by snacks and conversation

In this hour-long conversation & talk with local African American Buddhist practitioners Doug Yarn and Erica Richardson we will explore how the African American experience and the power of meditation can coexist leading to mental liberation through the power of meditation. During the conversation, Doug and Erica will discuss the significance of Juneteenth; what Buddhism says about liberation, equality, meditation and freedom leading to a better world for ourself and other

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Big Sky Mind ~ meditations on pure awareness

Silent Guided Meditation Retreat in Evergreen

July 13 2024 | 9am-4pm

On this retreat we will learn how to unveil and meditate on the clarity, luminosity, and natural purity of our own mind, coming to rest in a deeply peaceful state of awareness. By discovering that there is far more space inside us than outside, we see our usual problems in perspective – a skill which can then permeate every aspect of our lives.

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Meet the Buddhas: Puja & Party on Tuesdays

July 16 | 7 - 8:30pm

These evenings will begin with a short talk and then a practice of chanted prayers and meditation associated with a particular Buddha. Through this practice we deepen our experience of meditation and our connection to joyful and empowering blessings. The puja includes a guided meditation and runs for about an hour. You may bring an offering of food or drink if you wish. Afterwards, we all head out to our community table for some refreshments and time to socialize.

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Summer Festival Watch Parties

Aug 1: 6:30-8:30pm  |  Aug 3: 11am-1pm  |  Aug 8: 6:30-8:30pm

This year, Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong General Spiritual Director and Gen-la Kelsang Jampa Deputy Spiritual Director of the New Kadampa Tradition, will grant the empowerment of Great Mother Prajnaparamita and give teachings on the on the Essence of Wisdom Sutra (Heart Sutra), which contains the heart essence of Buddha's perfection of wisdom teachings, and give commentary to both Blissful Path & The Uncommon Yoga of Inconceivability.

Enjoy this blessed event with friends without having to travel to England.

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The Heart Sutra ~ Teachings and Retreat

August 17 & 18 | with Kadam Lucy James

Kadam Lucy will draw on teachings from Venerable Geshe Kelsang given in his last public appearance in Portugal October 2013, as well as on commentary given at the 2024 International Kadampa Summer Festival. Included will be an explanation of a powerful practice for removing obstacles in our lives, called The Great Mother.

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Kadam Morten Public Talk

Thursday, September 26 | 7:00-8:30pm

We are thrilled to share the exciting news that international meditation teacher Kadam Morten Clausen will be joining us at KMC Colorado on Thursday, September 26 for a special public talk. Hailing from Denmark, Kadam Morten is widely respected for his profound teachings, engaging humor, and inspiring insights into the practice of Dharma. This is a unique opportunity to learn from a renowned meditation teacher and deepen your understanding of meditation. Mark your calendars and join us for an enlightening evening with Kadam Morten Clausen.

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A special retreat with guest teacher Kadam Morten Clausen

Friday, September 27- Sunday, September 29

We are thrilled to share the exciting news that international meditation teacher, Kadam Morten Clausen  will be leading a transformative retreat at KMC Colorado from Friday, September 27 to Sunday, September 29.  Save the dates for this exceptional 3-day retreat and immerse yourself in a unique experience that promises to deepen your practice and enhance your well-being.

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Vajrasattva Empowerment Weekend

December 7 - 8|with Kadam Lucy James

By connecting with the transcendent Buddha of purification, Vajrasattva, we can dissolve away our bad habits, negativity, sickness, and obstacles, allowing our own mind’s natural purity and joy to shine through. Through purifying our mind, we will gradually come to experience a radiant world and lasting inner freedom. 

During this very special weekend we will receive the empowerment of Buddha Vajrasattva, along with inspiring, practical teachings on karma and purification practice.

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Vajrasattva Retreat

December 9 - 13

This retreat is a powerful method for purifying our negative karma. By deepening our reliance on Buddha Vajrasattva in this retreat, we will cleanse our mind of delusions, negativities, and obstacles that both cause us suffering and hold us back from reaching our full inner potential. This retreat will be partly guided.

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Residential Teacher of Kadampa Meditation Center

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.

Upcoming Festivals

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