2020 NKT-IKBU INTERNATIONAL

Summer Festival

Program

Week 1

The Buddhist Way of Loving Kindness

Buddha Amitayus Empowerment and Teachings on The New Eight Steps to Happiness

with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong

Friday July 24 Teaching (7.30pm)
Saturday July 25 Meditations (9am & 11.30am),  Blessing Empowerment of Buddha Amitayus (4pm), Offering to the Spiritual Guide Puja (8.30pm)
Sunday July 26 Meditation (9am),  Teachings (11am & 4pm), Wishfulfilling Jewel with Tsog Puja (8.30pm)
Monday July 27 Meditation (9am),  Teachings (11am & 4pm), Wishfulfilling Jewel with Tsog Puja (8.30pm)
Tuesday July 28 Meditation (9am),  Teachings (11am & 4pm), Wishfulfilling Jewel with Tsog Puja (8.30pm)
Wednesday July 29 Retreat (4 sessions - 9am, 11am, 3pm, 5pm), Wishfulfilling Jewel with Tsog Puja (8.30pm)
Thursday July 30 Retreat (5 sessions - 9am, 11am, 3pm, 5pm, 8.30pm)
Friday July 31 Free Day

Week 2

Essential Advice from the Heart

Buddha Green Tara Empowerment and Teachings on Advice from Atisha's Heart

with Gen-la Kelsang Jampa

Saturday August 1 Meditations (9am & 11.30am),  Blessing Empowerment of Buddha Green Tara (4pm), Wishfulfilling Jewel with Tsog Puja (8.30pm)
Sunday August 2 Meditation (9am),  Teachings (11am & 4pm), Wishfulfilling Jewel with Tsog Puja (8.30pm)
Monday August 3 Meditation (9am),  Teachings (11am & 4pm), Wishfulfilling Jewel with Tsog Puja (8.30pm)
Tuesday August 4 Meditation (9am),  Teachings (11am & 4pm), Wishfulfilling Jewel with Tsog Puja (8.30pm)
Wednesday August 5 Retreat (5 sessions - 9am, 11am, 3pm, 5pm, 8.30pm)
Thursday August 6 Retreat (5 sessions - 9am, 11am, 3pm, 5pm, 8.30pm)
Friday August 7 Retreat (5 sessions - 9am, 11am, 3pm, 5pm, 8.30pm)
Saturday August 8 'Life of Buddha' presentation (11.00am)

Week 1 teachings are with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong. Week 2 teachings are with Gen-la Kelsang Jampa. Meditation and Retreat sessions will be guided by senior Kadampa Teachers.