NKT-IKBU International Festivals

Every year the New Kadampa Tradition – International Kadampa Buddhist Union (NKT-IKBU) organises a worldwide program of special courses on Buddhism and meditation that explain how to apply Buddha’s teachings (Dharma) to modern living.  The program includes International Festivals, National Festivals and Dharma Celebrations.

These Festivals and Dharma Celebrations provide a precious opportunity to study and practise the special presentation of modern Buddhism taught by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, the Founder of the NKT. The events vary in length from two days to two weeks, but whatever their duration they all offer a vacation with a difference – a chance to break free from the hectic routines of daily life and focus on the things that really matter. You will come away not only refreshed and relaxed but also spiritually re-energized.

International Spring Festival 2018

MAY 25-30 • Manjushri KMC, Ulverston, UK

2018 Kadampa Fall Festival
Profundity & Clarity • Empowerment and commentary to the self-generation practice of Buddha Prajnaparamita with Gen-la Kelsang Thubten
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International Summer Festival 2018

JUL 27 - AUG 11 • Manjushri KMC, Ulverston, UK

2018 International Summer Festival

Week 1 with Gen-la Kelsang Jampa - DSD of NKT-IKBU
Meditations that Make Our Life Precious • Teachings and meditations of Kadam Lamrim

Week 2 with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong - GSD of NKT-IKBU
Attaining Complete Purity • Highest Yoga Tantra empowerments and commentary to the practices of Heruka Body Mandala and Vajrayogini

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International Fall Festival 2018

OCT 5 - 11 • Deuachen Kadampa Meditation Centre, Portugal

2018 Kadampa International Fall Festival

How to Live a Life of Great Good Fortune and Wisdom • Buddha Amitayus Empowerment and teachings on The New Eight Steps to Happiness with Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab

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