Courses and Workshops

International Spring Festival - Profundity and Clarity

2018 NKT-IKBU INTERNATIONAL Spring Festival PROFUNDITY & CLARITY MAY 25 - 30 Empowerment and commentary to the self-generation practice of Buddha Prajnaparamita with Gen-la Kelsang Thubten at Manjushri Kadampa Meditation...

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Refuge Retreat

Refuge Retreat: Stop Being Your Own Enemy, Start Being Your Own Protector! This retreat starts with a Half Day workshop on Saturday, May 26th 10am-1pm with Visiting Teacher Keli Vaughan,...

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Craving, Attachment and Addiction

Everyone experiences the pain associated with craving and attachment, and many people suffer from some type of addiction. Through exploring Buddha's profound teachings and meditations we can learn how to...

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Puja & Party: Venerable Geshe-la's Birthday

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: 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. 7:30pm -- General...

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Post Spring Festival Retreat with Gen Tenzin

Liberation and Wisdom: The Heart Sutra During this weekend retreat we will have the opportunity to improve our meditation practice on ultimate truth, emptiness. This profound wisdom has the power...

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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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Pain - Meditation as Healing Medicine

Join us for this half day workshop where we will explore how to accept and re-define our experience of pain and suffering. Through Buddhist psychology, meditation and practice we can...

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Fundraising Talent Show!

A special evening of entertainment at KMC Hollywood to bring peace to Los Angeles... Please join us in the beautiful environment of Kadampa Meditation Center Hollywood and enjoy a special...

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Meditate in the Park!

Join us for this outdoor meditation experience, where we will engage in a meditation in the peaceful and serene environment of Griffith Park. Meeting Point: Across from the Golf Course...

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Tranquil Abiding Silent Retreat Intro Talk

Kadampa Meditation Center Hollywood will offer an opportunity for students to train systematically in improving their concentration. Following this introductory talk, students train independently for 6 weeks. This training will...

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​Combat Stress: Free Your Mind from Clutter, Chaos & Confusion

Modern living is chaotic, and the mind can be very busy and "on" all the time. Learn practical methods to cut through the chaos and create a space of peace...

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International Summer Festival

JUL 27 - AUG 11 Meditations that Make Our Life Precious Week 1 with Gen-la Kelsang Jampa - DSD of NKT-IKBU Teachings and meditations of Kadam Lamrim Attaining Complete Purity...

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Friday Night Talk: Dealing with Rejection

Experiencing some form of rejection is common: when our ideas are not met with approval, we don’t get the reaction we’d like, or we get criticized when we are trying...

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Lake Arrowhead Away Retreat

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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Post Summer Festival Retreat with Gen Khedrub

This retreat will be based on the commentaries to Venerable Geshe-la's latest text, How to Transform Your Life, given during the NKT-IKBU 2017 International Summer Festival. A perfect opportunity to explore this treasure trove of new teachings while retreating inside the beautiful Temple at KMC Hollywood.

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Tranquil Abiding Silent Retreat

PLEASE NOTE: To participate in this retreat, it is mandatory to attend the Introductory Talk on Tuesday, July 17, 2018  7:30-9pm with Kelsang Rak-ma.  **Training and Preparatory work are also...

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Special Weekend Event with Gen-la Jampa!

Becoming a Friend of the World: The Bodhisattva's View, Meditation and Action September 7-9, 2018 ​"Nowadays, with the world in turmoil there is a particular need for Westerners to cultivate...

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Life is but a Dream: The True Nature of Reality

A Public Talk with Gen-la Jampa! In this special public talk, Gen-la Jampa will explain the true nature of reality, helping us to gain practical insight into how our mind...

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Puja & Potluck Party

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Transforming Relationships: A Buddhist Perspective on Love

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A Focus for our Faith

How to setup a shrine.... MORE INFO COMING SOON!

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Heart Jewel Retreat

9-10am | 10:30-11:30am | 12-1pm | Lunch | 2pm Kangso

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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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Death and Dying

The Practice of Transference of Consciousness 10am-1pm Teachings 2:30-3:30pm 4-5pm -- Guided Powa Practice MORE INFO COMING SOON!

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Transforming Relationships: Parenting

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Post Fall Festival Retreat w/ Gen Norden!

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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

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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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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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Gen Kelsang Rigpa

Thanksgiving Weekend Empowerment with Gen Kelsang Rigpa

Deity: TBD... More info coming soon!

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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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