2018 NKT-IKBU International
OCT 5 - 11 · Deuachen Kadampa Meditation Centre, Portugal
Post Fall Festival Retreats
Oct 19 – 24
The Heart Practices of Training the Mind
with Gen Kelsang Khedrub, Resident Teacher at KMC Washington & Gen Kelsang Sanden, Resident Teacher at KMC Vancouver
This retreat will be based on the teachings at the International Fall Festival. Over the weekend, the meditations will focus on the Sutra teachings on Training the Mind, Lojong. Starting on Monday morning the meditations will focus on the Tantric practice of Buddha Amitayus. Everyone is welcome to any part of the retreat.
Oct 12 – 16
with Gen Kelsang Togden, Resident Teacher at KMC Brazil
We will engage in the practice of Amitayus, Buddha of Long Life. By sincerely relying upon Amitayus and receiving his blessings, we can increase our lifespan, wisdom and positive energy.
Oct 13 – 14
How to Live a Life of Good Fortune and Wisdom
with Gen Kelsang Rabten, Resident Teacher of KMC Brisbane and National Spiritual Director for Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia
After receiving the blessing empowerment of Buddha Amitayus and teachings on The New Eight Steps to Happiness during the Fall Festival, we have the opportunity to engage in a retreat to deepen our experience of the practice and learn how to apply these teachings in our daily life.
Teachings in English with Cantonese and Mandarin translation
Oct 12 – 17
Emptiness and Empathy
with Kadam Morten Clausen, the Eastern US National Spiritual Director and Resident Teacher of Kadampa Meditation Center New York City
Join us in this event and deepen your understanding and experience of the teachings and empowerment received during the Fall Festival 2018. In this retreat we will take Ven. Geshe-la’s Eight Steps to Happiness, emphasizing especially the extraordinary practice of exchanging self with others, that unifies emptiness and empathy, so as to experience this transformative wisdom in our heart.
Oct 12 – 17
Buddha Amitayus Practice
with Gen Kelsang Tonglam, National Spiritual Director for East Asia and Resident Teacher of KMC Taiwan and KMC Hong Kong.
Set in the beautiful and blessed environment of KMC Spain, a wonderful opportunity to deep our understanding and practice of meditation.