These Festivals and Dharma Celebrations provide a precious opportunity to study and practice the special presentation of Modern Buddhism taught by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, the Founder of NKT.
The events vary in length from two days to two weeks, but whatever their duration they all offer a vacation with a difference – a chance to break free from the hectic routines of daily life and focus on the things that really matter. You will come away not only refreshed and relaxed but also spiritually re-energized.
2017 NKT Festivals & Celebrations
NKT INTERNATIONAL FESTIVALS
May 26 – 31st ~International Spring Festival, Manjushri KMC, England
Empowerment of Buddha Maitreya and teachings on loving kindness with Gen-la Jampa
International Summer Festival, Manjushri KMC, England
Week 1 – July 21-27: Empowerment of Buddha Shakyamuni and teachings from How to Transform Your Life with Gen-la Dekyong
Week 2 – July 28 – Aug 5: Bodhisattva Vow Ceremony and teachings from How to Transform Your Life with Gen-la Khyenrab
International Fall Festival, Tharpaland IRC, Germany.
Oct 6th – 12th ~ Empowerment of Buddha Avalokiteshvara and teachings on Universal Compassion with Gen-la Dekyong
with Sheila O’Brien
Sunday Mornings 10:00am – 11:00am
Discovering Stillness Within: Meditating on the Clear Nature of the Mind
April 30 Watching the Mind: The Art of Letting Go
May 7 The Nature and Power of the Mind
May 14 Special Talk- A Mother’s Love: A Buddhist Perspective
May 21 Living and Meditating in the Heart
May 28 Abiding in the Absence of Chatter: Our Subtle Mind
June 4 Journey to the Clear Light: The Path of Tantra
Buddha’s explanation of the mind is practical, wise and deeply transformative; it reveals an experiential path leading to the realization of our full spiritual potential. In particular, within Kadampa Buddhism, the presentation of Mahamudra emphasizes the meditation on the clear nature of the mind and its enormous creative power. Through this sublime, profound, and deeply relaxing meditation, we gain deep insight into the flexible and limitless nature of our own mind.
Registration: Donations accepted, $5 suggested. No preregistration required – just drop in! Everyone is welcome.
Dharmachakra Buddhist Center
923 Crossley Road
Palm Springs, CA 92264