Courses and Workshops

Puja and Party - The Great Mother

  • Sat, May 13 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • KMC Hollywood

As an offering to our Temple supporters, we are hosting a puja party. “Puja” is a practice of chanted prayers and meditation associated with a particular Buddha. Gen Rigpa will...

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Wheel of Life

  • Sat, May 20 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • KMC Hollywood

The Wheel of Life was a diagram drawn by Buddha that teaches the complete path to enlightenment. Included within it are Buddha’s teachings on The Four Noble Truths, telling us...

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International Spring Festival

  • Fri, May 26 - Wed, May 31 12:00am
  • Manjushri KMC

An International Festival of Modern Buddhism Everyone is welcome to the NKT-IKBU International Spring Festival 2017. Blessing Empowerment of Buddha Maitreya and Teachings on Loving Kindness with Gen-la Kelsang Jampa...

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Urban Retreat: The Clarity of the Mind

  • Sat, May 27 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • KMC Hollywood

This sublime meditation on the clarity of the mind is deeply relaxing and empowering. Through it we gain deep insight into the flexible and limitless nature of our own mind....

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Pizza and Movie Night: Wheel of Life

  • Fri, Jun 2 6:00pm - 9:00pm
  • KMC Hollywood

"The Wheel of Life" Pizza & Movie Night Friday, June 2 6-9pm $10 Be inspired by the Kadampa film presentation of “The ​Wheel of Life” at the beautiful Hollywood Kadampa...

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Open House

  • Wed, Jun 7 7:00pm - 8:15pm
  • KMC Hollywood

Open House and Free Meditation! You are warmly invited to an Open House at Kadampa Meditation Center Hollywood. Stop by to meet the teachers and community, tour the meditation room,...

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Post Spring Festival Retreat

  • Fri, Jun 9 - Sun, Jun 11 12:00am
  • KMC Hollywood

Loving Kindness is the True Protection with Kadam Michelle Gauthier, Resident Teacher of KMC Phoenix This retreat will be based on the commentaries given during the NKT-IKBU Spring Festival 2017...

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Urban Retreat: Opening the Heart

  • Sat, Jul 22 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • KMC Hollywood

On this short retreat we will explore meditations and ways of thinking that will evoke a positive shift in our state of mind, benefitting our relationships, and contributing to peace...

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Learn to Meditate in Half a Day

  • Sat, Aug 12 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • KMC Hollywood

In this introductory course designed especially for beginners, you will learn meditation and the Buddhist approach to training the mind. Applying these methods in your everyday life will lead to...

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Post Summer Festival Retreat

  • Fri, Aug 18 - Sun, Aug 20 12:00am
  • KMC Hollywood

How to Transform Your Life: A Blissful Journey with Gen Kelsang Lingpur, Resident Teacher of KMC Arizona This retreat will be based on the commentaries to Venerable Geshe-la's latest text,...

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Puja and Party - September

  • Sat, Sep 2 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • KMC Hollywood

As an offering to our Temple supporters, we are hosting a puja party. “Puja” is a practice of chanted prayers and meditation associated with a particular Buddha. Gen Rigpa will...

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Public Talk: Healing Anxiety

  • Mon, Sep 11 7:30pm - 9:00pm
  • KMC Hollywood

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Introductory Talk to Foundation Program - Thursday Morning FP

  • Thu, Sep 14 9:30am - 11:30am
  • KMC Hollywood

Thursday Morning Foundation Program Please join us for an introductory talk to find out more about this systematic and specially designed study program, the morning Foundation Program offered at KMC...

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Introductory Talk to Foundation Program - Thursday Evening FP

  • Thu, Sep 14 7:15pm - 9:15pm
  • KMC Hollywood

Thursday Evening Foundation Program Please join us for an introductory talk to find out more about this systematic and specially designed study program, the evening Foundation Program offered at KMC...

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Statue Filling Workshop with Gen Kelsang Norbu

  • Fri, Sep 22 - Sun, Sep 24 12:00am
  • KMC Hollywood

Gen Kelsang Norbu, Resident Teacher of KMC Fort Lauderdale and Miami KBC will be visiting our center and leading a Statue Filling Workshop from Sept 22-Sept 24. More info coming...

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Modern Mindfulness - Workshop and Open House

  • Sat, Sep 30 12:00am
  • KMC Hollywood

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International Fall Festival

  • Fri, Oct 6 - Thu, Oct 12 12:00am
  • KMC Hollywood

October 6 - 12 Universal Compassion Blessing empowerment of Buddha Avalokiteshvara and teachings on Universal Compassion with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong Gen-la Kelsang DekyongAt this festival, Gen-la Dekyong will explain the...

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Post Fall Festival Retreat

  • Fri, Oct 20 - Sun, Oct 22 12:00am
  • KMC Hollywood

The Transformative Power of Universal Compassion with Gen Kelsang Rigpa, National Spiritual Director of the Western US, Resident Teacher of KMC Hollywood and KMC California This retreat will be based...

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Training in Concentration - Morning Workshop

  • Sat, Oct 28 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • KMC Hollywood

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An Evening of Benefit and Bliss

  • Sat, Oct 28 6:30pm - 9:30pm
  • KMC Hollywood

Please join us for our annual fundraising dinner at Kadampa Meditation Center Hollywood. Enjoy a festive evening featuring a talk with Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Rigpa, delicious vegetarian cuisine by...

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Intro to Tantra Workshop

  • Sat, Nov 4 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • KMC Hollywood

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Open House - November

  • Wed, Nov 8 7:00pm - 8:15pm
  • KMC Hollywood

Open House and Free Meditation! You are warmly invited to an Open House at Kadampa Meditation Center Hollywood. Stop by to meet the teachers and community, tour the meditation room,...

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Walk for World Peace

  • Sun, Nov 19 12:00am
  • KMC Hollywood

Who: You, your friends and family are invited to participate in Kadampa Meditation Center Hollywood's Fourth Annual Walk for World Peace Los Angeles. Kadampa Meditation Centers Hollywood & California are...

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Taming the Wild Elephant Mind: Special Thanksgiving Course with Gen-la Jampa

  • Fri, Nov 24 - Sun, Nov 26 12:00am
  • KMC Hollywood

Taming the Wild Elephant Mind: Special Thanksgiving Course with Gen-la Kelsang Jampa, Deputy spiritual director of the NKT-IKBU and Resident Teacher of KMC Texas

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The Blessing Empowerment of White Tara with Gen Kelsang Rigpa

  • Fri, Dec 8 - Sat, Dec 9 12:00am
  • KMC Hollywood

The Blessing Empowerment of White Tara with Gen Kelsang Rigpa December 8-9, 2017 More info coming soon!

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White Tara Retreat

  • Sat, Dec 16 12:00am
  • KMC Hollywood

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Alternative New Year's Eve Celebration

  • Sun, Dec 31 12:00am
  • KMC 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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