THE VERY ESSENCE OF MODERN KADAMPA BUDDHISM
The International Kadampa Summer Festival 2021, July 30 – August 14, is open to everyone. Two weeks of inspiring empowerments and teachings from the two most senior Teachers in NKT, with a short retreat in each week.
The Heart Practice
Dorje Shugden Empowerment and Teachings on Lamrim
With Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong, General Spiritual Director of NKT
The heart of Kadampa Buddhism is the practice of Lamrim, the stages of the path to enlightement, which is a special presentation of Buddha’s teachings that is easily integrated into modern daily life.
By relying on the Wisdom Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden we will quickly gain deep inner experience of Lamrim and transform our life into the very path to enlightenment.
Awakening our Buddha Nature
Highest Yoga Tantra Empowerments of Heruka and Vajrayogini
with Gen-la Kelsang Jampa, Deputy Spiritual Director of NKT
Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche says, “The gateway through which we enter Tantra is receiving a Tantric empowerment. An empowerment bestows upon us special blessings that heal our mental continuum and awaken our Buddha nature.”
The empowerments and teachings in Week 2 will open the door to Highest Yoga Tantra, the very essence of Kadampa Buddhism and the quick path to enlightenment.
The 2021 Online Summer Festival is a special opportunity to receive teachings and engage in meditations of Kadampa Buddhism online over a two-week period.
You can choose to join in week 1, week 2 or both weeks. Everyone is welcome, regardless of age, nationality or experience.
It is a truly international event with thousands of people participating from all over the world who all share a common wish to improve themselves and their world through inner development.
Modern Kadampa Buddhism
Organised by NKT-IKBU, the Festival provides an inspiring introduction to the methods of modern Kadampa Buddhism.
You will learn how to integrate the compassion and wisdom of Buddha into your daily life, empowering you to transform yourself, your life and your world.
At the end of each week there is a brief guided retreat led by a senior Teacher that provides an opportunity to become more familiar with the practices.
Wherever you are and whatever your circumstances this is a precious opportunity to transform the summer days into a deeply meaningful spiritual journey that will leave you refreshed, inspired, and empowered!
General information: https://kadampafestivals.org/summer