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Center Cherishing
Sep 7, 2019 - Sep 7, 2019
 

Temple Cherishing is a fun day where the community comes together to help clean our beautiful Temple. Come lend a helping hand on this day of joyful cleaning, meaningful work, and community time spent together. Get to know the KMC Hollywood Community. There will be things to do for people of all skills and abilities. Help for as long as you are free. Any time you can offer is greatly appreciated!

During this center cherishing we will be focusing on cleaning and beautifying KMC Hollywood to improve it as a special place of refuge for our local community.

Hopefully as many of you as possible will be able attend to cherish KMC Hollywood and enjoy the meritorious job of helping flourish Kadam Dhama in California.

  
Schedule
Date
Sep 7, 2019
Days
Sat
Time
10:00 - 12:00pm
$55.00
1 Session
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Teaching Skills Day Course
Sep 14, 2019 - Sep 14, 2019
 
During this course, Gen Rigpa will give a brief commentary to the Teaching Skills Booklet written by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, and share many practical teaching techniques, skills and insights that will help anyone with a sincere interest in giving Dharma to others. This is a special opportunity to improve our ability to convey the meaning of holy Dharma in a way that is clear, effective and touches the hearts of the listeners.
 
 
 
Everyone is welcome to join this very special, inspiring day course regardless of previous experience.
 
 
 
SCHEDULE:
 
 
9am-10:15am
 
10:45am-12:00pm
 
1:15pm-2:30pm
 
3:00pm-4:15pm
 
 
 
COST:
 
 
 
$55 for Full Day Course (includes vegetarian lunch)
 
 
 
Membership Pricing: 50% off for Foundation Members | FREE for Kadampa and Benefactor Members
 
 
  
Schedule
Date
Sep 14, 2019
Staff
Days
Sat
Time
9:00 - 4:15pm
$20.00
1 Session
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PUBLIC TALK: Purifying Power of Meditation with Gen-la Jampa
Oct 4, 2019 - Oct 4, 2019
 
Understanding how to purify our mind gives us enormous freedom to change our life and experiences. Purification is the root of future happiness and spiritual realizations.

In this Public Talk Gen-la Jampa will explain how meditation is a scientific method to purify our mind, transforming it from impure to pure using the inner technology of Buddha's profound teachings.
 
Gen-la Jampa is an internationally renowned, ordained Buddhist teacher and the Deputy Spiritual Director of the New Kadampa Tradition - International Kadampa Buddhist Union (NKT-IKBU). As a senior NKT teacher, Gen-la Jampa has been a student of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for many years, and under Geshe-la's guidance has taught at many centers and events around the world.

Cost:

$20 for Friday Night Public Talk Only | Free for supporting members

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or Included in Special Weekend Event Package

$75 Early Bird for Full Weekend Package - Book by September 20th

$90 for Full Weekend Package - After September 20th

Full weekend event package includes Friday Night Public Talk, 6 weekend retreat sessions, and Sunday Drop-in / General Program Class

Click here to purchase Full Weekend Package.

 

  
Schedule
Date
Oct 4, 2019
Days
Fri
Time
7:30 - 9:00pm
$90.00
6 Sessions
$15.00
per Session
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Mirror of Dharma - POST FALL FESTIVAL RETREAT with Gen-la Jampa
Oct 5, 2019 - Oct 6, 2019
 

Gen-la Jampa will guide a weekend retreat based on the teachings given by Gen-la Dekyong and Gen-la Khyenrab during Fall Festival at the International Kadampa Retreat Center Grand Canyon.

During the retreat, we have a perfect opportunity to look into the mirror of Dharma to improve our inner qualities and identify the true meaning of our human life.

Gen-la Jampa is an internationally renowned, ordained Buddhist teacher and the Deputy Spiritual Director of the New Kadampa Tradition - International Kadampa Buddhist Union (NKT-IKBU). As a senior NKT teacher, Gen-la Jampa has been a student of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for many years, and under Geshe-la's guidance has taught at many centers and events around the world.

SCHEDULE:

Friday, October 4
7:30–9:00pm Public Talk – The Purifying Power of Meditation

Saturday, October 5

9:00–10:15am Session 1

11:00am–12:15pm Session 2

12:30pm–1:30pm (Vegetarian Lunch)

1:30–2:45pm Session 3

3:30–4:45pm Session 4

Sunday, October 6

11:15am–12:30pm Sunday Morning Drop-in/General Program Class (Included in Weekend Event Package)

1:30–2:45pm Session 5

3:30–4:45 Session 6

COST:
$90 for Full Weekend Retreat including Vegetarian Lunch, $15 per session (7 sessions total including Friday night talk)

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: $75 for Full Weekend (Book by Sept 20)

 

COST:

FULL WEEKEND PACKAGE:

$75 Early Bird for Full Weekend Package - Book by September 20th

$90 for Full Weekend Package - After September 20th

(Includes Friday Night Public Talk, 6 weekend retreat sessions, and Sunday Drop-in / General Program Class (Book as a package)

Click here book Full Weekend Package.

or

$20 for Friday Night Public Talk (Option to book separately)

$15 per retreat session 

$15 for Sunday Drop-in / General Program class only (Option to book separately)

 

  
Schedule
Date
Oct 5, 2019
Days
Sat
Time
9:00 - 10:15am
Date
Oct 5, 2019
Days
Sat
Time
11:15 - 12:15pm
Date
Oct 5, 2019
Days
Sat
Time
3:30 - 4:45pm
Date
Oct 5, 2019
Days
Sat
Time
1:30 - 2:45pm
Date
Oct 6, 2019
Days
Sun
Time
3:30 - 4:45pm
Date
Oct 6, 2019
Days
Sun
Time
1:30 - 2:45pm
$15.00
1 Session
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Sunday Morning Drop-in Class
Oct 6, 2019 - Oct 6, 2019
 

Our Sunday drop-in class begins with a guided meditation, followed by a talk on a certain topic (listed above), and ends with another guided meditation. Class is followed by refreshments and time to chat with the teacher and other students. Everyone is welcome. DROP IN AND JOIN AT ANY TIME! NO EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY.

Regular Cost: $15 for Drop-in Class | Free for supporting members

OR

Included in Special Weekend Event Package

$75 Early Bird for Full Weekend Package - Book by September 20th

$90 for Full Weekend Package - After September 20th

Full weekend event package includes Friday Night Public Talk, 6 weekend retreat sessions, and Sunday Drop-in / General Program Class

Click here to purchase Full Weekend Package.

  
Schedule
Date
Oct 6, 2019
Days
Sun
Time
11:15 - 12:30pm
$30.00
1 Session
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Detox Your Mind: How to Purify Negative Karma - Half Day Workshop
Oct 19, 2019 - Oct 19, 2019
 

Buddha skillfully and compassionately explained that the causes of all our suffering and problems can be found within the mind. In this workshop, Gen Rigpa will explain special meditation techniques through which we can remove the leftover imprints of past negative actions; we can remove the negative mental habits that currently bind our mind; and eventually through training we can purify our karma completely, and as a result insure a positive and happy future, allowing us be of tremendous benefit to others.

This day course will include two sessions – with guided meditations and teachings in both. Light refreshments will be provided over the lunchtime break.

Cost: $30 for half day workshop
Membership Pricing: 50% off for Foundation Members | FREE for Kadampa and Benefactor Members

**Please arrive 15 minutes before class for registration and to get settled in the meditation hall. Once the 1st meditation has started, you will need to wait outside in the community room where there is a video broadcast before you can join the class. This to ensure that everyone has a positive meditation experience. Thank you for your kind understanding!

 

  
Schedule
Date
Oct 19, 2019
Days
Sat
Time
10:00 - 1:00pm