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JANUARY 2017

January 2–28: Vajrasattva Purification Retreat with Hundreds of Deities of the Joyful Land, teachings by Gen Kelsang Choma, Resident Teacher, KMC San Francisco

FEBRUARY

February 7: Choose Happiness, Public talk with Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab, Resident Teacher, KMC Canada and retired General Spiritual Director

February 18: Long Life Retreat with Buddha Amitayus Chanted Prayers

February 25: Wish Paths to Peace Workshop, Understanding the Power and Meaning of Prayer with Gen Kelsang Choma and Offering to the Spiritual Guide chanted prayers

MARCH

March 10-12: California Dharma Celebration, Vajrasattva Empowerment, KMC Hollywood with Gen Kelsang Rigpa, Western US National Spiritual Director, Resident Teacher, KMC California and KMC Hollywood

March 18-20: Finding Protection Refuge Retreat and teachings with Gen Kelsang Choma

APRIL

April 1: Going Beyond Uncertainty: Renunciation Workshop and New Kadampa Tradition Day with Gen Kelsang Choma

April 7-9: Easy Ways to Practice in Daily Life, Weekend Away Retreat in the Los Altos Hills with Gen Kelsang Choma

April 15-16: Nyungnay Fasting Retreat, Buddha’s Enlightenment Day with Gen Kelsang Choma

April 21-26: NKT-IKBU US National Festival, Prajnaparamita Empowerment, KMC New York with Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab

MAY

May 6: Centered in the Solution, Course on Sutra and Tantra with Kadam Lucy James, Resident Teacher KMC Colorado and “An Evening of Bliss and Benefit” Fundraiser

May 26-May 31: NKT-IKBU International Spring Festival, Empowerment of Buddha Maitreya and Teachings on Loving Kindness, Manjushri KMC, England with Gen-la Kelsang Jampa, Deputy Int’l Spiritual Director, NKT-IKBU

JUNE

June 2-5: Turning the Wheel of Dharma Day, Teaching and Post Spring Festival Retreat with Gen Kelsang Chokyan, Resident Teacher KMC Tampa Bay

June 17: Je Tsongkhapa Empowerment with Gen Kelsang Choma

JULY

July 21 – August 5: NKT-IKBU International Summer Festival

Week 1 – NKT-IKBU International Summer Festival Week 1: Empowerment of Buddha Shakyamuni and teachings from Transform Your Life, Manjushri KMC, England with Gen-la Dekyong, Int’l Spiritual Director, NKT-IKBU

Week 2 – NKT-IKBU International Summer Festival Week 2 – Bodhisattva Vow Ceremony and Teachings from Transform Your Life, Manjushri KMC, England with Gen-la Khyenrab, Resident Teacher, KMC Canada

AUGUST

August 26: Post Summer Festival Highlights and Teaching Skills with Gen Kelsang Choma

SEPTEMBER

September 1-4: Developing a Good Heart and Committing to Change, Post Summer Festival Weekend Away Retreat in the Los Altos Hills with Gen Kelsang Choma and Kelsang Chogyop

September 16: Finding Love and Making it Last, workshop with Julia Morales

September 22: Buddha’s Return from Heaven Day, Puja with Gen Kelsang Rigpa, Western US National Spiritual Director, Resident Teacher KMC CA & KMC Hollywood

September 23: A World in Crisis: A Buddhist Approach to Conflict and Discord: Public Talk with Gen Kelsang Rigpa, Western US National Spiritual Director, Resident Teacher KMC CA & KMC Hollywood

OCTOBER

October 6 – 12: NKT-IKBU International Fall Festival, Empowerment of Buddha Avalokiteshvara and teachings on Universal Compassion with Gen-la Dekyong, Tharpaland International Retreat Center, Germany

October 20:  Work-a-day for World Peace – Temple Cherishing, Publicity Distribution, Lunch and Puja

October 21: Manjushri Empowerment, Kelsang Chogyop, Mahakaruna KMC

October 25: Je Tsongkhapa Day Celebration, Offering to the Spiritual Guide and talk by Gen Kelsang Choma

October 28 – 29: Post Fall Festival Retreat with Gen Kelsang Tenzin, Resident Teacher, KMC Philadelphia

NOVEMBER

November 4:  NKT Day, Torma Workshop with Amy Peng

November 11: Dorje Shugden Empowerment with Gen Kelsang Choma and International Temples Day Celebration

DECEMBER

December 24: Festival of Lights: Compassion for All with Gen Kelsang Choma

December 31: New Year’s Eve Talk and Celebration with Gen Kelsang Choma