Offering Our Faith ~ Celebrating Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche’s Birthday
A special day of retreat in the Temple at Manjushri KMC
Every day we remember the extraordinary kindness of Venerable Geshe-la, our Root Guru and Founder of the New Kadampa Tradition.
But on the auspicious day June 4 on Venerable Geshe-la’s birthday, at Kadampa centres around the world, with minds of rejoicing and gratitude, we offer him our faith through using the special prayer Request to the Holy Spiritual Guide Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso from his Faithful Disciples and collecting our Guru’s name mantra in a one-day retreat.
On June 3 in the evening, there will be an introduction to the retreat.
Everyone is welcome to take part.
Saturday 3rd June
- 7.30 - 8.30pm
Sunday 4th June
- 9.00 - 10.30am
- Session 1
- 11.30am - 1.00pm
- Session 2
- 4.30 - 6.00pm
- Session 3
Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong
Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong is the General Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU and Resident Teacher and Special Teacher Training Programme Teacher at Manjushri KMC, the mother centre of modern Buddhism
She has been a student of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche for over 30 years, sincerly training under his guidance in all aspects of modern Buddhism. Gen-la is recognized as a fully qualified Buddhist Teacher of both Sutra and Tantra.