Friday, March 8th-Sunday, March 10th, 7:00 pm - 4:00 pmIndividual days can be attended. See belowAccommodation options available.
2019 Florida Dharma Celebration with Eastern US National Spiritual Director Kadam Morten Clausen
Empowering our Spiritual Life through the Practice of Tantra with Blessing Empowerment of Buddha Vajrapani
At this year’s Florida Dharma Celebration, we will explore the practice of Tantra and how we can use it to empower our spiritual life. In particular Tantra teaches us how everything in our life, our relationships, jobs, and enjoyments can be integrated into a powerful and joyful process of inner development, drawing us ever closer to actualizing our true nature. Tantric teachings give us a clear and beautiful vision of who we can be and, in the practice known as ‘correct imagination’, the method for actualizing that extraordinary potential swiftly. The weekend will also include the Blessing Empowerment of Buddha Vajrapani. An empowerment is a special Buddhist ceremony of guided meditation and visualization that completely uplifts and inspires our mind.
Friday, March 8th:
4:00 – 7:00 pm: Room check in & registration
5:30 – 6:30 pm: Cafe Open
7:00 – 8:30 pm: Introduction with Gen Chodor
Saturday, March 9th:
9:00 -10:00 am: Meditation with Gen Norbu
11:00 am – 1:00 pm: Empowerment with Kadam Morten
1:00 -2:00 pm: Lunch
3:00 – 4:30 pm: Teaching with Kadam Morten
5:00 – 6:00 pm: Dinner
7:00 – 8:00 pm: Wishfulfilling Jewel Chanted Prayers
Sunday, March 10th
9:00 – 10:00 am: Meditation with Gen Norbu
11:00 am – 12:30 pm: Teaching with Kadam Morten
12:30 – 2:00 pm: Lunch
2:30 – 4:00 pm: Teaching with Kadam Morten
6:30 – 8:30 pm: Offering to the Spiritual Guide Chanted Prayers
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 event is taught by Kadam Morten Clausen. Kadam Morten Clausen is the Eastern US National Spiritual Director of the New Kadampa Tradition and Resident Teacher at the Kadampa Meditation Center New York City, and also Bodh Gaya Center in Bayside, Queens. For over 30 years he has been a close disciple of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, who gave him the title “Kadam,” indicating that he is a senior lay teacher of the Kadampa Tradition. Kadam Morten is greatly admired as a meditation teacher and is especially known for his clarity, humor and inspirational presentation of Dharma. His teachings are always practical and easy to apply to everyday life. Through his gentle and joyful approach and his peaceful example, he has helped many people find true happiness in their hearts.
Entire Weekend Friday Saturday Sunday Cost per person On-line: $120 ($135 after March 7)
At door: $135
At door: $15
On-line: $75 ($85 after March 7)
At door: $85
On-line: $45 ($55 after March 7)
At door: $55
Single Room Double Room Triple Room Male Dormitory Female Dormitory Meditation Room Camping Accommodation fees $160 (two nights) $110 (per person, two nights) $90 (per person, two nights) $60 (two nights) $60 (two nights) $30 (two nights) $15 (single nights available)
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