Courses and Workshops

Hike with Gen Rigpa in Pasadena!

Come out for a hike to Eaton Canyon falls with Gen Rigpa and get to know the Pasadena Sangha! Meet at 9am in the parking lot of Eaton Canyon Nature...

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Combat Stress: Give the Gift of Happiness

As the holiday season approaches, many people experience stress, with the added activities of shopping and organizing, cooking, and traveling, or just feeling overwhelmed in other ways. The greatest gift...

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Center Cherishing

Center Cherishing is a fun day where the community comes together to help clean our beautiful Temple. Come lend a helping hand on this day of joyful cleaning, meaningful work,...

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Manjushri Empowerment with Gen Kelsang Rigpa

The Blessing Empowerment of Buddha Manjushri "Seeing Beyond: The Two Truths of Reality" The empowerment of Buddha Manjushri is a special ceremony and guided meditation in which we receive special...

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Publicty Distibution Party

Join us for a very special opportunity to help others find Kadam Dharma through publicity distribution in various cities around Los Angeles! Geshe-la has said: "The best way to help...

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Special Weekend Event with Kadam Lucy

The True Nature of our Mind Discovering our Boundless Potential for Freedom and Happiness Our mind is an unceasing stream of thoughts, feelings, and awareness that flows through our life,...

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Discover the Limitless Potential of Your Mind - Friday Night Talk

Friday Night Talk with Kadam Lucy from KMC Colorado! This is also the introductory talk to a weekend event on the True Nature of the Mind. Our mind is an...

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Public Talk With Gen Rigpa in OC - Choose Happiness: Transforming Depression and Disappointment!

Saturday, December 15 5:30 - 6:45 pm Talk 6:45 - 7:00 pm Q&A 7:00 - 7:30 pm Meet and Greet with refreshments

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Center Closed

Open during OSG and Kangso! Happy Holidays!

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Alternative New Year's Eve Celebration

  • Mon, Dec 31 - Tue, Jan 1 9:30pm - 12:00am iCal | Google Calendar
  • Kadampa Meditation Center Hollywood

Join a group of like-minded individuals for our annual New Year‘s Eve celebration! Ring in the New Year in a meaningful and positive way, with compassion and beneficial intentions! We...

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New Year's Day Public Talk: How to be Super Happy

New Year’s Day Public Talk The Meditation Challenge: How to be Super Happy Happiness. You want it. We all want it. Kick off 2019 by learning how. In this public...

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Beginner's Meditation Retreat​: Creating Stillness Within​

Beginner's Meditation Retreat​: Creating Stillness Within​ ​Enjoy a day of de-stressing and creating space in your mind. ​Designed especially for newer people, this one day retreat is a perfect way...

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Kadam Lamrim Retreat - Part 1 Guided

PART 1 -- The Foundations of the Path to Enlightenment with Kelly Vaughan   In this retreat, we will explore the extraordinarily practical, systematic presentation of Lamrim meditation, the stages...

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Kadam Lamrim Retreat - Part 1 Self-Guided

In this retreat, we will explore the extraordinarily practical, systematic presentation of Lamrim meditation, the stages of the path to enlightenment. More Info Coming Soon

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New Essence of Vajrayana Heruka Retreat

New Essence of Vajrayana Heruka Retreat A rare retreat on the Heruka body mandala self-generation practice of the Ganden Oral Lineage. Buddha Heruka is a manifestation of all the Buddhas'...

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Vajrayogini Self Initation

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Public Talk with Gen Rigpa - Rosebud Coffee, Pasadena

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Overcoming Perfectionism, Self-Criticism and Discouragement

Overcoming Perfectionism, Self-Criticism and Discouragement. We sometimes set up an all or nothing approach to success, feeling if we are not able do something perfectly then we are a failure....

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The Love Panel - Valentine’s Day Party

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Saturday Morning Retreat: Clear Sky Mind

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Center Cherishing

Center Cherishing is a fun day where the community comes together to help clean our beautiful Temple. Come lend a helping hand on this day of joyful cleaning, meaningful work,...

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CADC 2019 - Vajrapani Empowerment

  • Fri, Mar 1 - Sun, Mar 3 7:30pm - 2:30pm iCal | Google Calendar
  • Kadampa Meditation Center Hollywood

The Fearlessness We Need Right Now Buddha Vajrapani Empowerment and Teachings Buddha Vajrapani is the embodiment of the power of all the Buddhas. Although his nature is love, his aspect...

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Community Hike and Meditation at Griffith Park

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Migtsema Prayer Retreat: Transformation Through Faith

Migtsema Prayer Retreat: Transformation Through Faith Join us for a relaxing and meaningful away retreat in the beautiful wilderness of the San Jacinto Mountains of Southern California! THE TOPIC During...

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Becoming Fearless: Building Refuge as part of Refuge Retreat

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Transforming Stress and Anxiety - Half Day Workshop with Gen Rigpa NKT Day

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Mahayana Refuge Ceremony - 12 Commitments of GFR

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Nyungne Compassion Fasting Retreat

  • Fri, Apr 12 - Sat, Apr 13 7:00am - 12:00pm iCal | Google Calendar
  • Kadampa Meditation Center Hollywood

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Publicity Distriution Party

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Center Cherishing

Center Cherishing is a fun day where the community comes together to help clean our beautiful Temple. Come lend a helping hand on this day of joyful cleaning, meaningful work,...

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Saturday Morning Retreat - Chill Out, Calm Down and Meditate

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Freedom from Craving and Attachment Workshop

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Guru Yoga Mandala Offering Intro Talk

About This Retreat  We all wish for spiritual realizations, but these depend upon creating certain inner conditions such as purifying negativity, accumulating merit, and receiving blessings. In this retreat we...

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Guru Yoga Mandala Offering Retreat

About This Retreat  We all wish for spiritual realizations, but these depend upon creating certain inner conditions such as purifying negativity, accumulating merit, and receiving blessings. In this retreat we...

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International Spring Festival: Vajrasattva with Gen-la Khyenrab

Enjoy Everything as Pure Empowerment of Buddha Vajrasattva and Explanation of a Profound Tantric Purification Practice with Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab

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Movie Night: Life of Buddha

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Malibu: Meditate on the Beach

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OSG: Puja & Party in celebration of Venerable Geshe-la’s birthday

5:00pm -- Offering to the Spiritual Guide Puja. Feel free to bring an offering of vegetarian food or a non-alcoholic beverage if you wish. More Info Coming Soon  

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Post Spring Festival Retreat - Purification with visiting teacher

  • Fri, Jun 7 - Sun, Jun 9 7:30pm - 2:30pm iCal | Google Calendar
  • Kadampa Meditation Center Hollywood

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Emptiness of the Mind - Full Day Retreat with Gen Rigpa

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Vajrayogini Self Initiation

**For those with HYT Empowerments only please**

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Guru Yoga Mandala Offering Retreat

About This Retreat  We all wish for spiritual realizations, but these depend upon creating certain inner conditions such as purifying negativity, accumulating merit, and receiving blessings. In this retreat we...

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Relying upon Spiritual Guide workshop

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Detox Your Mind: Anger

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International Summer Festival

The Oral Instructions of Mahamudra ABIDING IN THE HEART Week 1 with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong General Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU Empowerment of JeTsongkhapa INFINITE BLISS   Week 2 with Gen-la...

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Intro To Buddhism and Meditation

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Craving and Attachment Talk

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Center Closed

Enjoy Your Summer!

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Post Summer Retreat - Tantric Technology Gen Choma

  • Fri, Aug 16 - Sun, Aug 18 7:30pm - 2:30pm iCal | Google Calendar
  • Kadampa Meditation Center Hollywood

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Lake Arrowhead Away Retreat

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Tranquil Abiding Silent Retreat

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Meditate in the Beach

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Center Cherishing

Center Cherishing is a fun day where the community comes together to help clean our beautiful Temple. Come lend a helping hand on this day of joyful cleaning, meaningful work,...

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Gen Kelsang Rigpa

Teaching Skills Half day Course

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Meaningful Meal with Gen Rigpa - Vegan delights

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Post Fall Festival Retreat with visiting teacher

  • Fri, Oct 11 - Sun, Oct 13 7:30pm - 5:30pm iCal | Google Calendar
  • Kadampa Meditation Center Hollywood

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Vajrasattva Purification Retreat

Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. When we develop a basic understanding of the laws of karma, we begin to avoid negative actions and naturally wish to remove the seeds...

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Detox Your Mind: Nega tive Karma - Intro Workshop to Vajrasattva Retreat

  • Sat, Oct 19 - Fri, Oct 25 9:00am - 7:00pm iCal | Google Calendar
  • Kadampa Meditation Center Hollywood

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Vajrayogini Self Initiation

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24-Hour Tara Retreat

Tara is our Buddha mother, a female wisdom Buddha, and she can assist us in swiftly overcoming our obstacles and developing inner peace and happiness. Every year many Kadampa Buddhists...

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Detox Your Mind: Uncontrolled Desire

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Center Cherishing

Center Cherishing is a fun day where the community comes together to help clean our beautiful Temple. Come lend a helping hand on this day of joyful cleaning, meaningful work,...

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Thanksgiving Vegetarian Potluck

Please join us for a community vegetarian potluck! You can bring your favorite vegetarian dish – entrée, salad, dessert, bread, drinks, whatever you like. Please RSVP on the list at...

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Thanksgiving Weekend Event Visiting Teacher

  • Fri, Nov 29 - Sun, Dec 1 7:30pm - 3:00pm iCal | Google Calendar
  • Kadampa Meditation Center Hollywood

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Torma Making Workshop

  • Fri, Dec 6 - Sun, Dec 8 7:30pm - 12:30pm iCal | Google Calendar
  • Kadampa Meditation Center Hollywood

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Avalokiteshvara Retreat

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Vajrayogini Self Initiation

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Alternative New Year's Eve Celebration

  • Tue, Dec 31 - Wed, Jan 1 9:30pm - 12:00am iCal | Google Calendar
  • Kadampa Meditation Center Hollywood

Join a group of like-minded individuals for our annual New Year‘s Eve celebration! Ring in the New Year in a meaningful and positive way, with compassion and beneficial intentions! We...

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