2018 Events

Special Events – April through December 2018

April 6 – Buddhism for the Modern World Lecture Series: The Real Meaning of Freedom
April 7 – New Kadampa Tradition Day
April 13-14 – Nyungne Purification Practice
April 15 – Buddha’s Enlightenment Day
April 20 – The Four Noble Truths with Gen Sanden
April 21 – Living Meaningfully, Dying Joyfully with Gen Sanden
April 27-May 2 – US Festival at KMC NY
April 28 – Saturday Morning Retreat: Stay Cool – Keeping Calm in a Chaotic World

May 4 – Buddhism for the Modern World Lecture Series: How to Handle Criticism and Heal Conflict
May 5 – Whidbey Island Day Retreat
May 18 – Buddhism for the Modern World Lecture Series: Healing the Past and Moving Forward
May 19 – Day Course: Karma
May 25-30 International Spring Festival at Manjushri Centre
May 26 – Saturday Morning Retreat: The World Within – Buddhist Meditations on Reality

June 1 – Buddhism for the Modern World Lecture Series: Finding the Confidence to Change
June 8-10 – Profundity and Clarity with Gen Kelsang Norden
June 15 – Buddhism for the Modern World Lecture Series: Meaningful Life, Peaceful Death
June 16 – Saturday Morning Retreat: Buddhist View, Buddhist Intention – Building a Foundation for Meditation Practice
June 23 – Stairsteps to Enlightenment Fundraiser and End-of-Term Celebration

July 6 – Buddhism for the Modern World Lecture Series
July 7-8 – Tara Chanting Retreat
July 14 – Saturday Morning Retreat: Staying in the Moment – How to Bring Our Mind into the Present
July 20 – Buddhism for the Modern World Lecture Series
July 27-Aug 11 International Summer Festival at Manjushri Centre

Aug 3 – Buddhism for the Modern World Lecture Series
Aug 4 – Saturday Morning Retreat
Aug 17 – Public Talk with Gen Khedrub: Introduction to Tantra
Aug 18-19 – Tantra: Attaining Complete Purity with Gen Khedrub
Aug 25-26 – Guided Lamrim Retreat

Sept 7 – Buddhism for the Modern World Lecture Series
Sept 8 – Center Cherishing
Sept 14-16 – Northwest Dharma Celebration: Dorje Shugden empowerment with Gen Rigpa
Sept 21 – Buddhism for the Modern World Lecture Series
Sept 22 – Buddha’s Return from Heaven Day
Sept 29 – Wheel of Life with Gen Khedrub

Oct 5 – Buddhism for the Modern World Lecture Series
Oct 5-11 – International Fall Festival at Deuachen KMC, Portugal
Oct 6 – Saturday Morning Retreat
Oct 6-11 – Guru Yoga Mandala Offering Retreat
Oct 14 – Sunday Morning Open House
Oct 19 – Work a Day for World Peace 2018
Oct 19-24 – A Life of Great Good Fortune and Wisdom with Gen Khedrub and Gen Sanden at the International Kadampa Retreat Center Grand Canyon

Nov 2 – Buddhism for the Modern World Lecture Series
Nov 3 – International Temples Day
Nov 3 – Refuge Vows with Gen Khedrub
Nov 10 – Saturday Morning Retreat
Nov 16 – Buddhism for the Modern World Lecture Series
Nov 23-24 – Thanksgiving Weekend Retreat

Dec 8 – Empowerment of White Tara
Dec 15 – Saturday Morning Retreat
Dec 24 – Holiday Candlelight Service
Dec 31 – New Year’s Eve Celebration