2015 California Dharma Celebration
Je Tsongkhapa Empowerment with Teachings on Kadam Lamrim: Practical Wisdom for Modern Times
With Gen Kelsang Rigpa
June 12 – 14 at KMC Hollywood
2015 CADC will be taught by Gen Kelsang Rigpa, the Western United States National Spiritual Director of the NKT-IKBU, and Resident Teacher of Kadampa Meditation Center Hollywood and Kadampa Meditation Center California.
Everyone is welcome
The California Dharma Celebration (CADC) is an opportunity for people from California and surrounding states to gather in the stunning new World Peace Temple, Kadampa Meditation Center Hollywood, for a special weekend of empowerment, teachings, meditation, and the good company of spiritual friends.
Gen Rigpa will grant the empowerment of Je Tsongkhapa and give teachings on the profound path of Kadam Lamrim. Through receiving the empowerment of Je Tsongkhapa, we will make a special connection to the enlightened beings, the Buddhas, and the seeds of spiritual attainments will be sown in our heart. By practicing the extraordinarily clear teachings of Kadam Lamrim with the inspiration and guidance of Je Tsongkhapa we awaken within our heart the qualities of wisdom, compassion, and spiritual strength that he embodies.
Kadam Rebecca Gauthier is the Resident Teacher of Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center in Westlake Village. She has been studying and practicing Kadampa Buddhism under Geshe Kelsang Gyatso’s guidance for over twenty years. Through her kindness, humility and deep understanding of Buddha’s teachings, Kadam Rebecca provides an inspiring example of a contemporary Buddhist practitioner we can follow. Kadam Rebecca will be giving the Introductory Talk on Friday evening.
Kadam Angie Kane has been practicing Kadampa Buddhism for over 15 years. She is the Resident Teacher of Prajnaparamita Kadampa Buddhist Center in Santa Monica and is a powerful and inspiring teacher well-loved for her clear teachings, compassion and wisdom. Kadam Angie will guide the meditations on Saturday and Sunday.
Friday, June 12th:
7:30-9pm Intro Talk with Rebecca Gauthier
Saturday, June 13th:
9-9:45am Meditation with Kadam Angie Kane
11am-1pm Empowerment with Gen Rigpa
2:30-4:00pm Commentary with Gen Rigpa
4:45-5:45pm Wishfulfilling Jewel with Tsog
Sunday, June 14th:
9:30-10:15am Meditation/Deity Prayers with Kadam Angie Kane
11-12:30pm Teaching with Gen Rigpa
2-3:30pm Teaching with Gen Rigpa
4-5pm Group Practice: Heart Jewel
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