International Summer Festival 2017

July 21 - August 5

How to Transform Your Life

A Blissful Journey

The book How to Transform Your Life is an extremely practical manual for eradicating our experience of problems and finding permanent happiness through developing a peaceful mind. It has recently been comprehensively revised by the author, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, and at the 2017 Summer Festival Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong and Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab will give the transmission of the essential practices from this remarkable book. This is a special opportunity not to be missed.

GLD and GLK for Summer 2016 v2

Through practising the instructions presented in this book we can transform our life from a state of misery into one of pure and everlasting happiness. These instructions are scientific methods to improve our human nature.

Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, How to Transform Your Life

Week one - July 21 - 27

Following Buddha’s Path

Blessing empowerment of Buddha Shakyamuni and teachings on the first part of How to Transform Your Life with Gen-la Dekyong. By receiving the blessing empowerment of Buddha Shakyamuni we will establish a special connection with Buddha and receive his powerful blessings to understand and practise the teachings in How to Transform Your Life. In this way, our life will become a truly blissful and meaningful journey.
with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong

Week two - July 28 - August 5

Completing the Journey

Bodhisattva vow ceremony and teachings on the second part of How to Transform Your Life with Gen-la Khyenrab. Taking the Bodhisattva vow is the gateway through which we enter the Mahayana path and progress towards the attainment of full enlightenment for the benefit of all living beings. We complete this blissful journey by relying on the teachings given in the second part of How to Transform Your Life.
with Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab

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The New Kadampa Tradition

The New Kadampa Tradition – International Kadampa Buddhist Union is an international association of Mahayana Buddhist study and meditation centres that follow the Kadampa Buddhist tradition founded by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.