Special Events
At Samudra Buddhist Centre and Elsewhere
The special events at our Centre plus you can also find out about the latest NKT Festivals and Dharma Celebrations.
International Summer Festival
The Oral Instructions of Mahamudra
Friday 26 July - Saturday 10 August 2019

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Week 1: Abiding in the heart with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong, General Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU. Includes the Empowerment of Je Tsongkhapa

Week 2: Infinite Bliss with Gen-la Kelsang Jampa, Deputy Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU. Includes the Empowerment of the Wisdom Protector Dorje Shugden

The 2019 NKT-IKBU International Summer Festival is a festival of modern Buddhist teachings, meditations and blessing empowerments.

It is open to anyone who wishes to learn how to use the scientific methods of modern Buddhism to solve their daily life problems, enjoy lasting inner peace, and eventually attain the supreme happiness of full enlightenment.

At this Festival you will enjoy teachings and meditations on a core practice of modern Kadampa Buddhism - The Oral Instructions of Mahamudra.

You will also receive the blessing empowerments of Je Tsongkhapa and Dorje Shugden.

To find out more, watch the videos and visit the website to book now.

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Venue: Manjushri KMC, Conishead Priory, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 9QQ

International Fall Festival
Finding the sun of the supreme happiness of enlightenment
Friday 26 September - Thursday 3 October 2019

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The 2019 NKT-IKBU International Fall Festival is a festival of modern Buddhist teachings, meditations and blessing empowerment.

It is open to anyone who wishes to learn how to use the scientific methods of modern Buddhism to solve their daily life problems, enjoy lasting inner peace, and eventually attain the supreme happiness of full enlightenment.

Special location
The Festival will be held in the new Temple for World Peace at International Kadampa Retreat Center (IKRC) Grand Canyon Arizona from September 27 to October 3, 2019.

It will be preceded by the official opening and blessing of the new Temple currently under construction on the site.

The Mirror of Dharma
Presented by Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong and Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab, the theme of the Festival will be "Finding the sun of the supreme happiness of enlightenment."

During the week of teachings and meditations, Gen-la Dekyong and Gen-la Khyenrab will pass on the precious transmission blessings and commentary of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche's latest book, The Mirror of Dharma.

There will also be a blessing empowerment of Avalokiteshvara, the Buddha of compassion.

Venue: International Kadampa Retreat Center Grand Canyon, 6701 Mountain Ranch Resort Dr, Williams, AZ, USA,

The Power of Loving Kindness - Buddha Maitreya Empowerment
A Special Event
Saturday 23 November 2019, 10.30 - 4.30pm

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During this special event, we will receive teachings on developing loving kindness as well as the blessing empowerment of Buddha Maitreya. Through receiving this empowerment we will draw closer to this enlightened being and awaken our own potential to develop the universal love of a Buddha.

Venue: Lee Wood Hotel, Park Road, Buxton, SK17 6TQ

Cost:
Empowerment Only - £20
Whole Day - £25


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