Free Intro To Foundation Program
Thursday Mornings 9:30-11:30am with Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Rigpa
Please join us for an introductory talk to find out more about this systematic and specially designed study program, the morning Foundation Program offered at KMC Hollywood. You'll have an opportunity to ask questions.
Book: Continuing Universal Compassion
Please join us for a free taster class and introductory talk to find out more about this systematic and specially designed study program, the evening Foundation Program offered at KMC Hollywood.
Book: Continuing – Joyful Path of Good Fortune
Emphasis: In-depth, comprehensive exploration of the entire spiritual path
Thursday Evenings (7:15-9:15pm) with Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Rigpa
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
GO DEEPER: Two Guided Meditation Sessions with Gen Rigpa in the
afternoon at 2pm and 3:30pm.
$10/Session | Free for Kadampa and Benefactor Members
Click here to register for afternoon sessions. (You can choose which sessions after clicking on 'Enroll Now'.)
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. When we develop a basic understanding of the laws of karma, we begin to avoid negative actions and naturally wish to remove the seeds of sufferings in our own mind planted by past negative actions. During this retreat we have the opportunity to purify our negativity by engaging in the purification practices of Buddha Vajrasattva.
Through this practice we can remove the inner causes of our problems and sufferings, and create the cause for peace and happiness.
“The meditation and recitation practice of Vajrasattva is the method by which we can purify our negativities.” —Geshe Kelsang Gyato
Sat, Oct 19
2:00-3:00pm Guided Session - Vajrasattva practice with GR
3:30-4:30pm Guided Session - Vajrasattva practice with GR
Sun, Oct 20
4:15-5:45pm Self Guided Session with OSG
Tue, Oct 22
7:00-8:30pm Guided Session with OSG
$10 per guided session
Free for Kadampa and Benefactors
Don't miss this rare and inspiring opportunity to gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for the NKT-IKBU, and the brilliant, visionary structure that Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso has created for the flourishing of Kadampa Buddhism throughout the world for the benefit of all living beings.
Topics will include:
—Highlights from the Education Council Meeting as presented by the General Spiritual Director Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong at Summer Festival
—Highlights from the NKT-IKBU Annual General Meeting as presented Summer Festival detailing the world-wide activities of the NKT-IKBU
—Highlights from the AD & EPC meetings at Summer Festival with Administrative Director Jela Ingertila and Education Program Coordinator Lauren Layson
—Mission of NKT-IKBU —Mission and Vision for KMC Hollywood Locally, Regionally, Nationally & Internationally
5:30-7:00pm Offering to the Spiritual Guide
7:00-9:00pm Community Talk and Presentation followed by refreshments and party
Everyone welcome! This is a free event.