Living with Joy and Purpose
Guided to the 21st Century Bodhisattva

Teachings & Guided Silent Retreat on Guide to the Bodhisattva’a Way of Life

November 15–20

This practical meditation course is based on Shantideva’s priceless 8th century text Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life. These poetic, yet pithy, verses continue to be relevant today and are extremely effective in enabling us to live a meaningful and joyful life.

• Find true happiness and meaning through the practice of the six perfections

• Use ancient wisdom to navigate the modern day world

• Become a friend of the world in turbulent times

Registration opens Thursday, August 22nd at 12pm

• Become a friend of the world in turbulent times

Structure & Silence

Teachings with Gen Samten
Friday to Sunday morning
Deepen your understanding of Buddha’s profound wisdom teachings through the commentary given by Gen Samten.

Silent Retreat
Sunday afternoon to Wednesday
Transition seamlessly into a guided silent retreat where you have the rare opportunity to bring the weekend’s teachings deep into your heart. Learn about the benefits of silence.

The Teacher


Gen Samten

Gen Samten, the Resident Teacher at KMC NY, will lead the silent retreat. He is well known for his ability to present Buddha’s most profound teachings in a practical and accessible way. Gen Samten carries with him a wealth of experience in skillfully guiding sincere practitioners to profound meditative insights on retreat.


Registration Opens August 22nd

Detailed Pricing

All proceeds go towards the International Temples Project.
Learn More

Image