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Intro to Guru Sumati Buddha Heruka Counting Retreat
with Gen Kelsang Chogyop
Saturday, August 13
12 noon – 3 pm
Based on the latest teachings from Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong during the 2022 Spring Festival we have the opportunity to engage in a special counting retreat and receive the powerful blessings of all the Buddhas, through our Guru, so that we will "easily develop and maintain profound knowledge and spiritual realizations.” Venerable Geshe-la calls this retreat "a wishfulfilling jewel."
Setting up a Meditation Shrine
with guest teacher Eve Miller
Saturday, August 20
10 – 11 am
Learn how to create a tranquil place of refuge in your own home for your daily meditation practice. We will also explore the meaning behind the symbols and sacred objects, as well as the practice of water offerings.
with Robin Kelly
Worrying is easy. What we don’t often realize is that it also ruins our happiness. Rob will give teachings and guide meditations that lead to mental well-being, peace and happiness, even when life is very difficult.
7:30 – 8:30 pm
Menlha Kadampa Buddhist Center is one of more than 1,200 Kadampa centers and branches now established throughout the world. We are located in the quaint city of Lambertville, NJ. We have reopened our physical space and all of our drop-in classes & events are offered in-person, as well as some of our chanted prayers. We look forward to welcoming everyone to our new space!
What is Kadampa Buddhism?
Modern Kadampa Buddhism is a special, systematic presentation of Buddha’s teachings particularly suited for contemporary society. This presentation preserves the meaning and intention of Buddha’s original teachings while making them clear and practical in a way that anyone can easily understand and put into practice.