Special Events

 

How to rely on a Spiritual Guide in the modern world

5 – 7 February 2016 with Kadam Neil Elliott

Relying sincerely on a qualified Spiritual Guide has a special place in Kadampa Buddhism. It is essential for making genuine progress on the spiritual path.

Through teachings, stories and meditations Kadam Neil, Resident Teacher at KMC London, will offer advice on how to identify and rely upon a qualified Spiritual Guide, and how to carry the practice in our everyday life.

Kadam Neil Elliott is the Resident Teacher at KMC London and has been a student of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche for nearly 40 years. He has worked closely with him on editing and translating many of his books.

Kadam Neil is a senior teacher who teaches the Special Teacher Training Programme at KMC London with over 800 people around the world studying on the programme by correspondence.

Having taught internationally for many years, Kadam Neil brings a wealth of practical and meditative experience to his teachings.

Kilnwick Percy HallMadhyamaka KMC was the first centre founded by renowned Buddhist Teacher Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso and has been located at Kilnwick Percy Hall since 1986.

Now an internationally-renowned Kadampa Meditation Centre, thousands of people attend courses, meditation classes and events throughout the year, as well as visit the gift shop, Bed and Breakfast, World Peace Cafe and historic building and grounds.

With 47 acres of grounds, including a beautiful lake, walled gardens, woodlands and parkland, it’s an ideal place to come for a stroll or a picnic. We also hold regular guided history tours of the building and grounds.

International Temples ProjectVenerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, the founder of NKT, has dedicated his life to helping the people of this world find true happiness by developing inner peace, or peace of mind, through meditation and other practices.

 

He has designed an international education programme that provides everyone regardless of nationality, age or gender with the opportunity to learn simple techniques for developing the capacity of their mind and eventually attaining the permanent inner peace of enlightenment. To date, this programme has been implemented in over forty countries.

 

Geshe Kelsang’s compassionate intention is embodied in the International Temples Project (ITP), a unique international fund dedicated to public benefit. The ITP fosters the international development of a wide range of contemporary Buddhist institutions. These presently include Temples for World Peace, Kadampa Meditation Centres (KMCs), International Retreat Centres (IRCs), Kadampa Buddhist Centres (KBCs), World Peace Cafés, the International Schools Project, and Tharpa Publications. All these institutions provide a public service that exemplifies the Buddhist faith.

 

All International and National Festivals as well as  Dharma Celebrations are hosted by KMCs and KBCs and many are held in the Temples for World Peace. The proceeds from all these courses are dedicated to public benefit through the ITP, so simply by attending them you are helping to bring peace into the hearts of this and future generations.

Friday 5th February
7.30pm Introduction

Saturday 6th February
9am – 10:30am Session 1
11.30am – 1.00pm Session 2
4:30pm – 6.00pm Session 3
7.30pm – 9.00pm WFJ + Surprise

Sunday 7th February
9am – 10:30am Session 4
11.30am – 1.00pm Session 5

 

 

 

 

Medicine Buddha Empowerment

Heal the Mind, Heal the Body with Gen Kelsang Delek

30 April 2016 in York

Making a connection with Medicine Buddha through receiving his blessings in an empowerment gives us a precious inner resource that we can carry with us always: an ability to help ourselves and others in times of mental and physical illness.

Followed by Medicine Buddha retreat

May 1-2 at Madhyamaka KMC, Pocklington

Gen Delek will explain and guide meditations to deepen our experience of Medicine Buddha practice.

Gen Kelsang Delek is the Resident Teacher of Madhyamaka KMC. She has been a dedicated disciple of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for many years and has been ordained for over 20 years. Gen Delek is known for the clarity and strength of her teachings, as well as her kind and caring nature.
Gen Delek teaches the Teacher Training ProgrammeTuesdaymeditation class at Madhyamaka KMC as well as Thursday meditation class in  York, York Foundation Programme, guided retreat sessions, day and weekend courses and Empowerments.

Kilnwick Percy HallMadhyamaka KMC was the first centre founded by renowned Buddhist Teacher Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso and has been located at Kilnwick Percy Hall since 1986.

Now an internationally-renowned Kadampa Meditation Centre, thousands of people attend courses, meditation classes and events throughout the year, as well as visit the gift shop, Bed and Breakfast, World Peace Cafe and historic building and grounds.

With 47 acres of grounds, including a beautiful lake, walled gardens, woodlands and parkland, it’s an ideal place to come for a stroll or a picnic. We also hold regular guided history tours of the building and grounds.

International Temples ProjectVenerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, the founder of NKT, has dedicated his life to helping the people of this world find true happiness by developing inner peace, or peace of mind, through meditation and other practices.
He has designed an international education programme that provides everyone regardless of nationality, age or gender with the opportunity to learn simple techniques for developing the capacity of their mind and eventually attaining the permanent inner peace of enlightenment. To date, this programme has been implemented in over forty countries.
Geshe Kelsang’s compassionate intention is embodied in the International Temples Project (ITP), a unique international fund dedicated to public benefit. The ITP fosters the international development of a wide range of contemporary Buddhist institutions. These presently include Temples for World Peace, Kadampa Meditation Centres (KMCs), International Retreat Centres (IRCs), Kadampa Buddhist Centres (KBCs), World Peace Cafés, the International Schools Project, and Tharpa Publications. All these institutions provide a public service that exemplifies the Buddhist faith.
All International and National Festivals as well as  Dharma Celebrations are hosted by KMCs and KBCs and many are held in the Temples for World Peace. The proceeds from all these courses are dedicated to public benefit through the ITP, so simply by attending them you are helping to bring peace into the hearts of this and future generations.

 

Schedule to be announced

 

 

 

 

Northern Dharma Celebration

16-18 September 2016

The blessing empowerment of Green Tara and an explanation of the practice with UK National Spiritual Director Kadam Bridget Heyes

More information to follow shortly.

Everyone is welcome to this joyful spiritual holiday.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gueshe la :)

The founder

This Dharma Celebration is founded by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, a fully accomplished meditation master and internationally renowned teacher of Buddhism. He has published a series of remarkable books on Buddhism and meditation, trained hundreds of qualified teachers, and is primarily responsible for the worldwide revival of Kadampa Buddhism.

 

 

 

 

Kadam BridgetThe teacher

Kadam Bridget Heyes, UK National Spiritual Director of the NKT-IKBU, shows a perfect example of of a wise and compassionate modern Buddhist.

She is a senior disciple of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso and has been practising and teaching meditation and Kadampa Buddhism for over 20 years. Her down-to-earth teachings and joyful example are an inspiration to all.

Kilnwick Percy HallMadhyamaka KMC was the first centre founded by renowned Buddhist Teacher Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso and has been located at Kilnwick Percy Hall since 1986.

Now an internationally-renowned Kadampa Meditation Centre, thousands of people attend courses, meditation classes and events throughout the year, as well as visit the gift shop, Bed and Breakfast, World Peace Cafe and historic building and grounds.

With 47 acres of grounds, including a beautiful lake, walled gardens, woodlands and parkland, it’s an ideal place to come for a stroll or a picnic. We also hold regular guided history tours of the building and grounds.

Online booking for this event will open shortly. In the meantime, please email info@madhyamaka.org to book a place.

International Temples ProjectVenerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, the founder of NKT, has dedicated his life to helping the people of this world find true happiness by developing inner peace, or peace of mind, through meditation and other practices.
He has designed an international education programme that provides everyone regardless of nationality, age or gender with the opportunity to learn simple techniques for developing the capacity of their mind and eventually attaining the permanent inner peace of enlightenment. To date, this programme has been implemented in over forty countries.
Geshe Kelsang’s compassionate intention is embodied in the International Temples Project (ITP), a unique international fund dedicated to public benefit. The ITP fosters the international development of a wide range of contemporary Buddhist institutions. These presently include Temples for World Peace, Kadampa Meditation Centres (KMCs), International Retreat Centres (IRCs), Kadampa Buddhist Centres (KBCs), World Peace Cafés, the International Schools Project, and Tharpa Publications. All these institutions provide a public service that exemplifies the Buddhist faith.
All International and National Festivals as well as Dharma Celebrations are hosted by KMCs and KBCs and many are held in the Temples for World Peace. The proceeds from all these courses are dedicated to public benefit through the ITP, so simply by attending them you are helping to bring peace into the hearts of this and future generations.

Prices and booking
Course fee: £65.

Bookings must be accompanied by a minimum 25% non-refundable nontransferable deposit.
Booking and schedule to follow shortly.

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