Friday, October 4th-Thursday, October 10th, 7:00 pm - 1:00 pmIndividual days can be attended. Accommodation options available.
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!
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.
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
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.
KMC Florida (Sarasota) 730 N Washington Blvd, Sarasota, Fl, 34236Loading Map....Venue: KMC Florida (Sarasota)
Address: 730 N Washington Blvd, Sarasota, Fl 3423627.342563
These teachings and meditations were so practical and have given me a path to the inner peace and happiness that I have been longing for...
I have attended many retreats at KMC Florida in Sarasota. This is a great place to rejuvenate and boost my meditation practice
You don’t have to be a Buddhist to come here. A good place to learn about meditation and Buddhism. The teachers and classes are good
KMC Florida is an oasis of peace! Just walking in the door is relaxing. It's so wonderful to have KMC Florida's calming presence in my life to counter all of the stress and chaos in our world
If you are new to meditation and Buddhism or have practiced for years, you will find a wealth of wisdom and peace at KMC Florida
KMC Florida is such a beautiful and amazing place! It's the perfect place to relax and work on true inner peace.
It is a beautiful place to meditate and grow spiritually. The people here are very helpful and friendly.
I found a great place to get some peace in my life and meet some great people as well.
A welcoming and friendly place, relaxed vibe with authentic Buddhist teachings and meditations, highly recommended.
Very friendly & welcoming. Meditation classes are outstanding
Beautiful people and space. I recommend this place to anyone seeking to familiarize themselves with their own inner peace
A true hidden gem of authentic spirituality and traditional spiritual practice!
730 N Washington Blvd
Sarasota, FL 34236
Tel: (941) 373-1600