• New Year’s Eve Celebration & Open House

    Tuesday, December 31st-Wednesday, January 1st, 8:30 pm - 12:30 am
    Accommodation options available.


  • About This Event

    [Please register for this free event]

    Everyone is welcome to Kadampa Meditation Center Florida to celebrate the New Year in a meaningful and unforgettable way! Our special New Year’s Eve celebration is a great opportunity for us to conclude 2019 as we wish to continue in 2020 – with a peaceful heart and loving mind filled with good intentions and inspiration.

    The evening will start with a fun and informative tour of the Kadampa World Peace Temple, to help new people to orientate themselves, followed by a guided meditation by the Resident Teacher Gen Chodor.

    Kadampa World Peace Temple, Sarasota

    After this there is time to socialize in the friendly and peaceful atmosphere of KMC Florida with vegetarian potluck snacks and refreshments (bring your own favorite vegetarian snack!). Leading into the New Year will be a very blessed and traditional Buddhist meditation practice for World Peace guided by Gen Chodor. This event is open to everyone and is an ideal event for friends & family to celebrate the New Year in a truly meaningful and heart touching way.

    Celebrate the New Year with good intentions!

    Accommodation options are available for the evening of the 31st December. See our registration form for more details.

  • Event Schedule

    The schedule of this event is as follows:

    Saturday
    8.30 – 8:45 pmArrival and registration
    8:45 – 9:15 pmTour of World Peace Temple
    9:15 – 9:45 pmGuided Meditation with Gen Chodor
    9:45 - 10:45 pmPot luck snacks and social time
    10:45 - 12 amMeditation For World Peace
  • Accommodation Options

    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.

  • The Teacher

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    This course is taught by Gen Kelsang Chodor. Our resident teacher, Gen Kelsang Chodor, is a western Buddhist Monk. Ordained in 2001, he is a close disciple of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche and has studied and practiced Buddhism for many years. He is much loved for his relaxed and gentle nature and teaches with great clarity, insight and wisdom, skillfully guiding people to inner peace and happiness in their lives.

  • Attending This Event

    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).

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  • REGISTER ONLINE TODAY!

    Please register for this free event.



  • Where to find us

    KMC Florida (Sarasota)
    730 N Washington Blvd,
    Sarasota, Fl, 34236

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