2018 Events

Special Events – January through June 2018

January 1 – Amitayus Retreat
January 3-31 – Preliminary Guide Retreat: Vajrasattva
January 10 – Vajrayogini Self-Initiation
January 11-13 – Silent Concentration Retreat
January 20 – Purification Day Retreat with Gen Khedrub

February 2 – Buddhism for the Modern World Lecture Series: Stability in a Turbulent World
February 3 – The Heart Sutra with Gen Khedrub
February 5 – Public Talk with Gen Khedrub: Letting Go of Anxiety
February 10 – Food for Thought with Noreen Flack
February 16 – Buddhism for the Modern World Lecture Series: Staying Focused in the Midst of Chaos
February 17 – Saturday Morning Retreat: Cultivate a Loving Heart Year-Round
February 22-24 – Statue Filling Course

March 2 – First Friday Open House
March 2 – Buddhism for the Modern World Lecture Series: Accepting What We Can’t Change
March 2-4 – Western Canada Dharma Celebration
March 10-15 – Self-Guided Refuge Retreat
March 16 – Buddhism for the Modern World Lecture Series: All You Need Is Love
March 17 – Blessing Empowerment of 1000-Armed Avalokiteshvara
March 31 – Saturday Morning Retreat: Shelter from the Storm – How to Cultivate Buddhist Refuge

April 6 – First Friday Open House
April 6 – Buddhism for the Modern World Lecture Series: Meaningful Life, Peaceful Death
April 7 – New Kadampa Tradition Day
April 13-14 – Nyungne
April 15 – Buddha’s Enlightenment Day Community Potluck and Puja
April 20-22 – Guest Teacher Weekend
April 27-May 2 – US Festival at KMC NY
April 28 – Saturday Morning Retreat: Stay Cool – Keeping Calm in a Chaotic World

May 4 – First Friday Open House
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 – First Friday Open House
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: The Real Meaning of Freedom
June 16 – Saturday Morning Retreat: Buddhist View, Buddhist Intention – Building a Foundation for Meditation Practice
June 23 – End of Term Celebration