January 2024

Jan 1   New Year’s Day Prayers for World Peace Talk & Meditation
Jan 5 – Feb 15    Mountain Retreat: Weeks 1 – 3 (Jan 5 – 25) Abiding in a Dream: Training in clarity and emptiness according to the Oral Instructions of Mahamudra. Weeks 4 – 6 (Jan 26 – Feb 15) Guru Sumati Buddha Heruka close retreat followed by Vajradaka Burning Offering

February

23-24    Buddha Amitayus Retreat

March

2      Open House & Free Pancake Breakfast
9      Mantra and Mala-Making Course with Gen Kelsang Tsoglam
24    Love, Desire and Relationships: A Public Talk with Gen-la Kelsang Jampa

April

5-7        Southwest Dharma Celebration: Profound Wisdom
13-15    Nyungnay Purification Retreat for Buddha’s Enlightenment Day
25-28    KMC Los Angeles and KMC San Francisco Away Retreat

MAY

3-6        Peaceful Pines Silent Weekend Retreat: Clear Mind with Gen Kelsang Khyenwang
17-18    Statue-Filling Course with Kit Gianis
24-29   International Spring Festival: Dorje Shugden Empowerment with Commentary to Melodious Drum at Manjushri KMC, Ulverston, UK

June

3-7    Landscaping Project
3-4
    Offering Our Faith Retreat
7-9    Mixing with Mantra: KMC Phoenix, KMC Arizona and KMC New Mexico Away Retreat
15      Annual Fun Fair
22-23    Blessing Empowerment of Buddha Avalokiteshvara with Teachings on the Mirror of Dharma with Gen-la Kelsang Jampa

July

5-18    Joyful Land Retreat: Looking at life throught the lens of Lamrim and Lojong (Week 1: Lamrim / Week 2: Lojong) with Kelsang Jangchen and Kerrin Perniciaro
July 26 – Aug 10   International Summer Festival: Prajnaparamita Empowerment and Teachings on the Heart Sutra and Commentary to the Blissful Path and the Uncommon Yoga of Inconceivability at Manjushri KMC, Ulverston, UK

August

Aug 30 – Sept 2    Labor Day Weekend Peaceful Pines Retreat: Kind Heart Meditations with Gen-la Jampa

September

20-25    US Festival at IKRC Grand Canyon: Fearless Heart Vajrapani Empowerment & Teachings on using the Five Forces to create inner change

October

5    Peace of Mind Day Retreat
11-14    Meditations on Impermanence with Gen-la Kelsang Jampa
Oct 25 – Nov 1    International Fall Festival: Highest Yoga Tantra Empowerments of Heruka and Vajrayogini with Commentary from Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong at KMC Brazil

November

8-13      Post Fall Festival Retreat with Gen Kelsang Zamling
15-16    Food for Thought / Rest and Reflect Overnighter
Nov 29 – Dec 2    Thanksgiving Holiday Retreat: The Great Mother

December

6-12      Vajrasattva Purification Retreat
22-25    Christmas Holiday Retreat
31          Avalokiteshvara Prayers

January & February 2025

MOUNTAIN RETREAT

Jan 3 – 23: with Kadam Morten Clausen
Week 1: Meditations on the Heart Sutra
Week 2: Meditations on Clear Appearance andDivinePride
Week3: Meditations on the Body Mandala of Vajrayogini

Jan 24 – Feb 13: with Gen-la Kelsang Jampa
Week 4: Meditations on Completion Stage of Vajrayogini
Week 5: Meditations on CompletionStage of Vajrayogini
Week 6: Meditations on The Uncommon Yoga of Inconceivability