Menlha Kadampa Buddhist Center Events

Events

CHECK OUT OUR UPCOMING EVENTS BELOW

We offer many special events throughout the year. Check back often to see what's coming up!

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Solving Our Human Problems

with Rob Kelly
 

Saturday, July 3


Time: 10 – 11 am

Everyone welcome.

 

$10

Free for members

Registration coming soon.

Join us for a class that explores solutions to our daily problems and difficulties, using Buddha’s teachings to change our world by changing our mind. 

 

This class will be based on the book How to Solve Our Human Problems by Ven. Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, which is available here in e-book, paperback, and audiobook formats.

LEVEL UP: Meditation Practice Class
with Diane Cadman

Saturday, July 10

Time: 10 – 11 am

Everyone welcome.


$10
Free for members

Registration coming soon.

 

Been practicing meditation for awhile? New to meditation but wanting to go deeper into a practice? Take a deep dive into the practical aspects of meditation practice.

 

These classes will explore techniques to make your meditation practice more stable and successful.

Saturday, July 10 • Seeking, Finding, Holding & Remaining
Saturday, August 21 • Counting the Breath
Saturday, September 18 • Overcoming Mental Inertia

Discovering Tantra:
The Opportunity of a Lifetime
with Gen Kelsang Chogyop

Saturday, July 17

Time: 10 am – 1:30 pm


Everyone welcome.

Pricing and registration coming soon!

Tantra is often misunderstood and many people hold misconceptions about this ancient Buddhist meditation technique.  Learn the real meaning of Tantric practice, the different stages of Tantra, and how this powerful inner technology can bring us swiftly to a state of enlightenment and make our life very meaningful.

This workshop is also being offered to help people prepare for the upcoming Highest Yoga Tantra empowerment being granted at the NKT International Summer Festival.

Schedule

Session 1 • 10:00 am – 11:30 pm

Session 2 • 12 noon – 1:30 pm

Renewing the World: The Power of Pure Imagination

with Gen Kelsang Chogyop

Coming in September 2021

Time: 11 am – 2 pm

Everyone welcome.

$25

Included in the cost is an optional Guru Yoga Mandala Offering Retreat in September 2021.

Free for Kadampa members

50% discount for members

Registration coming soon.

 

 

A mandala is a traditional offering created through the power of imagination. The entire universe is visualized as transformed into a pure land, and then mentally offered to the Buddhas. A beautiful and creative practice, it is an extraordinary method for generating positive energy and good fortune.

For successful meditation and authentic spiritual development, it is vital that we learn to open a window into our mind through which the inspiration and energy of the holy beings can enter. 

 

This course will introduce the practice of making mandala offerings and show how to integrate the practice into our spiritual life.

 

These teachings are followed by an optional Guru Yoga Mandala Offering Retreat, dates coming soon.

 

Schedule

Session 1 • 11:00 am – 12:15 pm

Session 2 • 12:45 am – 2:00 pm

Guru Yoga Mandala Offering Retreat

Self-guided sessions

Coming in September 2021

Everyone welcome.

$5 for non-members

Free for members

Retreat is included in the cost for those attending the September 2021 course Renewing the World: The Power of Pure Imagination.

Registration coming soon.

Making mandala offerings is a creative practice that harnesses our pure imagination and our good heart. These offerings are a powerful method to accumulate a vast collection of merit or positive energy.  Merit is the main cause of all of our success in daily life and in our spiritual practice.

 

This retreat will focus on making many mandala offerings, creating a vast collection of merit and ensuring our future success and happiness. 

Retreat sessions are self-guided based on teachings from “Renewing the World: The Power of Pure Imagination" coming in September 2021.

 

This is a live streaming online class only. 

 

Schedule

7:00 am, 12 noon, 5:15 pm

7:00 am, 12 noon

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"WHEN THE TURBULENCE OF DISTRACTING THOUGHTS SUBSIDES AND OUR MIND BECOMES STILL, A DEEP HAPPINESS AND CONTENTMENT NATURALLY ARISE
FROM WITHIN."

— Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, from the book The New Meditation Handbook