Following the opening of the Kadampa Temple for World Peace and International Fall Festival, KMC Florida will be hosting a Post Festival Retreat with international Teacher, Kadam Bridget Heyes. The retreat will be a precious opportunity to take to heart the profound and transformative teachings in Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche’s latest book, The Mirror of Dharma, which will be transmitted at the Festival.
Special optional art day course with Kadam Chris Heyes
On Thursday, October 10th internationally renowned Kadampa Buddhist artist Kadam Chris will be teaching a Kadampa Buddhist Art Course. Images and statues of Buddhas have been objects of faith and inspiration for many centuries. Learn how to draw Buddha’s image and perfect the art of enlightenment. No experience needed, just a willingness to learn!
Friday: 6 - 6:45pm Dinner 7 - 8:30pm Introduction to weekend Saturday: 9:30 - 10:45am Teaching & Guided Meditation 11:30 am - 12 pm Break 11:45am - 1pm Teaching & Guided Meditation 1 - 2:30 pm Lunch 4:45 - 6pm Teaching & Guided Meditation 6:00 - 7:00 pm Dinner 7:30 - 8:30pm Wishfulfilling Jewel Prayers w/tsog Sunday: 9 - 10:15am Teaching & Guided Meditation 10 - 11 am Break 11am - 12:30pm Meditations for World Peace 12:30 - 1:30 pm Lunch 2 - 3:15pm Teaching & Guided Meditation Monday - Tuesday 9:30 - 10:45am Teaching & Guided Meditation 11:30 am - 12 pm Break 11:45am - 1pm Teaching & Guided Meditation 1 - 2:30 pm Lunch 4:45 - 6pm Teaching & Guided Meditation 6:00 - 7:00 pm Dinner 7 - 8:30pm Teaching & Guided Meditation Wednesday 9:30 - 10:45am Teaching & Guided Meditation 11:30 am - 12 pm Break 11:45am - 1pm Teaching & Guided Meditation
KMC Florida has a variety of on-site accommodation options including single, double, and triple occupancy rooms as well as a male and female dorm. We also have ample bathroom facilities for our guests. Staying onsite in our comfortable accommodation gives our retreat and class participants the opportunity to fully immerse themselves in the meditation retreat or course they are attending.
This course is taught by Kadam Bridget Heyes. Kadam Bridget is the NKT-IKBU National Spiritual Director of the UK and the principal teacher at Nagarjuna Kadampa Meditation Centre. She is a senior disciple of Geshe Kelsang who has been practicing for over 25 years. Kadam Bridget is known for her powerful teachings, compassionate heart, and deep understanding of Buddha’s wisdom advice. Her teachings are exceptionally clear and she presents profound ideas in a way that are easy to practice and integrate into daily life. Having raised two children, she has a special insight into how to bring Buddhism alive to meet the demands of a busy modern life. Kadam Bridget shows an inspiring example for everyone on the spiritual path.
Thousands of people every year visit our World Peace Temple and enjoy its friendly, peaceful, and welcoming atmosphere. We look forward to welcoming you too! 😊. We request those wishing to attend this event to book in advance in order to help us make preparations for catering and event organisation (and to speed up registration on arrival).
The simple booking form below will guide you through the booking process and give you all the information you need regarding event cost (and accommodation options where applicable). All payments are made securely through PayPal and you will receive an instant payment notification (from PayPal) as well as a confirmation from KMC Florida of your course booking.
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