Celebration of Enlightenment
Join us for three special events
April 12-15 | With Gen Samten
Friday Night Lecture -+
Enlightenment: The inner light of wisdom that is permanently free from all mistaken appearance, and whose function is to bestow mental peace upon each and every living being. Buddha Shakyamuni opened the door to enlightenment well over 2,500 years ago. This door is still open to everyone. More info
AWAKENING THE HEART
Saturday, April 13 | 10am – 4pm | $40
Compassion is the heart of Buddhism. Buddha Shakyamuni attained enlightenment with the sole purpose to protect all living beings from suffering. As a result, extraordinary benefit has come to countless people, generation after generation, until the present day. More info
PURIFYING RITUAL PRACTICE
April 14-15 | $20 per day
Our annual two-day celebration of Buddha Shakyamuni’s enlightenment and the extraordinary benefit he has bought to countless people over centuries, generation after generation, to the present day.
Gen Samten Kelsang, the Resident Teacher at KMC NY, is an internationally renowned Buddhist monk & teacher. Having studied under the close guidance of Venerable Geshe-la for many years, Gen Samten presents Buddha’s most profound teachings in a practical and accessible way for modern day practitioners. He has had the unique opportunity to engage in a three year retreat and carries with him a wealth of experience in skillfully guiding sincere practitioners to profound meditative insights.