Courses and Workshops

1st Class Free - Thursday Morning Foundation Program

First Class Free for Thursday Morning FP! Thursday Mornings  9:30-11:30a with Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Rigpa Please join us for an introductory talk to find out more about this systematic and...

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1st Class Free - Thur Evening Foundation Program

Please join us for a free class and introductory talk to find out more about this systematic and specially designed study program, the evening Foundation Program offered at KMC Hollywood....

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A Focus for our Faith

Buddhist Ritual and Practice - Learn how to setup a shrine! Buddha taught many different methods to support and inspire our practice of meditation. This 1/2 day course is an...

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Buddha's Return from Heaven Day - OSG Puja

BUDDHA’S RETURN FROM HEAVEN DAY September 22 marks the celebration of Buddha’s Return from Heaven Day. The following explanation is an extract from a talk given by Geshe Kelsang on...

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Public Talk - Overcoming Anger w/ Gen Rigpa

Overcoming Anger Anger ruins a good day, a good relationship, a good life! It robs us of our happiness and destroys our mental well-being. In this course, we’ll explore practical...

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State of the International Kadampa Buddhist Union

Community Talk​ with Western US National Spiritual Director and Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Rigpa ...and Presentations by AD & EPC Nick Birdsall & Lauren Layson ​Everyone Welcome!​ This is a...

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Dorje Shugden Day Retreat

Heart Jewel prayers are a powerful way to connect to the inspiration and spiritual power of all the enlightened beings, and they are the main daily practice of a Kadampa....

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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 Fall Festival

How to Live a Life of Great Good Fortune and Wisdom Oct 5 - 11 Buddha Amitayus Empowerment and teachings on The New Eight Steps to Happiness with Gen-la Kelsang...

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Transforming Relationships: Parenting

We can use our experiences as a parent or caretaker to strengthen our Dharma practice, transforming challenges and situations to develop calmer, happier minds to benefit ourselves and our children...

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Death and Dying: A Buddhist Perspective

Death & Dying: A Buddhist Perspective on Life and Death Saturday, ​October 6​, 10am-4:30pm With Western US National Spiritual Director and Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Rigpa We are delighted to...

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Post Fall Festival Retreat w/ Gen Norden!

Deepen your understanding and experience of the teachings of the powerful text The New Eight Steps to Happiness received during the Fall Festival 2018. Learn in a practical way how...

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IKRC Grand Canyon Away Retreat w/ KMC SF led by Gen Rigpa & Gen Choma!

  • Thu, Oct 25 - Sun, Oct 28 iCal | Google Calendar
  • International Kadampa Retreat Center Grand Canyon

In this special weekend away retreat, Gen Rigpa will explain these powerful practices and show how we can integrate taking and giving with a simple breathing meditation. This practice, known as mounting taking and giving upon the breath, gives us a very effective method for experiencing joyful and loving minds throughout our daily life and to make authentic progress in our spiritual training quickly.

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International Temples Project Day

Video Showing on International Temples Project! More Info Coming Soon!

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Transforming Relationships - Dharma for the Workplace

By developing our own mind to respond to the inevitable problems of the workplace with patience, wisdom and kindness, we position ourselves to find solutions to seemingly intractable problems. Transform...

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Vajrasattva Purification Retreat

Cost: $50 full retreat $15 per day $5 per session NEW SCHEDULE FOR 2018 COMING SOON... OLD 2017 Schedule: Tuesday, November 28th 7:00-8:30pm Intro Talk Wednesday, November 29th 7:15-8:45am Session...

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Public Talk in Pasadena w/ Gen Rigpa

CHOOSE HAPPINESS A Public Talk in Pasadena with Gen Kelsang Rigpa American Buddhist Monk and Western US National Spiritual Director of the NKT-IKBU Each and every one us has the...

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Combat Stress: Give the Gift of Happiness

As the holiday season approaches, while materials gifts may make others happy at times, the greatest gift we can give – to ourselves and others – is the gift of...

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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 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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Special Weekend Event with Gen Samten!

Don't miss this special event with Gen Samten,the Resident Teacher of Kadampa Meditation Center New York! More Info Coming Soon!

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