Our personal retreats are the perfect way to gain a fresh perspective through quiet relaxation. With flexible scheduling that fits your life and retreat coaches that help to structure your time at the Temple, A Rest & Reflect retreat is the perfect way to reconnect to a peaceful and balanced way of life.
Our group retreats are perfect for those trying to improve their meditation experience and experience of the teachings. Through guided meditations, practical teachings and meaningful engagement with a like-minded community. At KMC New York, we offer both beginner friendly and in-depth group retreats.
These in-depth retreats serve as a way for Kadampa practitioners to deepen their meditation practice through training in the entire path of Kadam Lamrim, Kadam Lojong and Vajrayana Mahamudra. All retreats are guided by Gen Samten Kelsang, Resident Teacher of KMC New York.
Rest & Reflect
Rest, reflect and discover how to enjoy the peace of your own mind. Your choice of six retreat themes. These retreats include a personal retreat coach.
Rest & Reflect
Rest, reflect and discover how to enjoy the peace of your own mind. These retreats include a personal retreat coach.
These retreats are the perfect way to enjoy a peaceful weekend in the relaxed environment of the Kadampa World Peace Temple & grounds. Learn more.
Journey to Truth
A special in-depth retreat on the 3 higher trainings followed by a three-day silent retreat on emptiness with Gen Samten. Begin Your Journey.
Weather can be unpredictable so dress in layers and if you hike, bring footwear for hiking.
Bring a flashlight to use on the paths in the evening coming from the Temple to your room.
If you are in a dormitory please remember to bring a sleeping bag and a towel.