Special Events2023-03-31 00:00:00 to 23:59:59Southwest Dharma CelebrationSeeing Beyond The Ordinary The Empowerment of Dorje Shugden Teachings on the Heart Commitments with Gen Kelsang Rigpa, Western US NSD2023-04-05 06:30:00 to 16:30:00Compassion Fasting RetreatKadampa Buddhists celebrate with a special purification and fasting retreat that is done in Kadampa Buddhist Centers worldwide. 2023-04-07 19:00:00 to 21:00:00Change Your Life Series – Silencing The Inner CriticIn this workshop, we will learn how to use meditation to free ourselves from self-critical thoughts, negative self-perceptions and feelings of discouragement. Everyone welcome! 2023-04-08 10:00:00 to 13:00:00Center CherishingSince our spiritual home exists as part of our open, inviting community, we take time to cherish the space and make the Center more welcoming. 2023-04-15 10:00:00 to 13:00:00Science of Happiness By gently training in the meditations that calm the mind, we gradually become more peaceful, confident and happy. With this positive nature, we can bring true benefit to the world around us.2023-04-29 11:00:00 to 16:00:00Walk for World Peace & Vegetarian BBQ FundraiserJoin our Buddhist community for a peaceful walk to raise funds for world peace. This event is held at the eastern everglades at Memorial Park. Look for the giant bundle of balloons.2023-05-02 19:30:00 to 21:00:00Community Prayers with Our National Spiritual DirectorJoin us for Wishfulfilling Jewel, a traditional Buddhist prayer service for the development of spiritual wisdom in ourselves and in the world, with our National Spiritual Director, Gen Kelsang Rigpa.2023-05-03 19:30:00 to 20:45:00Meditation and Modern BuddhismJoin us for a special talk – Meditation and Modern Buddhism – with our National Spiritual Director, Gen Kelsang Rigpa.2023-05-05 19:00:00 to 21:00:00Change Your Life Series – Living with WisdomJoin us for the final lecture in our series as we look at how we can live with wisdom.2023-05-06 10:00:00 to 13:00:00Learn to Meditate: Mindfulness RetreatThis three-session retreat will focus on helping us develop a deeper experience of mindfulness and concentration in meditation.2023-05-13 10:00:00 to 13:00:00Creating a Pure World Beginning in the HeartDiscover the transformative power of your imagination. This course will guide you toward the cultivation of a pure heart by harnessing the power of your imagination. With this power, we can create a more peaceful and harmonious world. You will learn how to use your imagination to transform your mind and world. Learn practical meditation techniques that can help you2023-05-14 18:30:00 to 20:30:00Intro to Guru Yoga Mandala OfferingsJoin us Sunday night when we will learn about the practice of mandala offerings and the ways we can integrate it into our spiritual life. Everyone is welcome.2023-05-15 09:00:00 to 21:30:00Guru Yoga Mandala Offering RetreatThe retreat involves both prayers and the physical (and mental) practice of making mandalas like those shown in the picture. 2023-06-03 10:00:00 to 13:00:00Engaging Life with a Mind of FaithThis special course is open to everyone. We will look at what faith is and how we can live a better life when we have faith in our heart. We will also look at how faith is developed, as well as common misconceptions about it.2023-06-04 13:00:00 to 21:30:00A Celebration of Venerable Geshe-la’s Kindness Retreat (Jun 4)Every day we remember the extraordinary kindness of Venerable Geshe-la, our Root Guru and Founder of the New Kadampa Tradition, but on this auspicious day, with minds of rejoicing and gratitude, we will offer him our faith through using the special prayer Request to the Holy Spiritual Guide Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso from his Faithful Disciples and collecting our Guru’s name mantra in a one-day retreat.2023-06-10 10:00:00 to 13:00:00Exploring Anxiety from a Buddhist PerspectiveDuring this course, we will learn meditations to help us let go of the limiting mental habit of fear. 2023-06-17 10:00:00 to 13:00:00Learn to MeditateMeditation helps us cultivate peaceful, clear states of mind that naturally give rise to happiness. With a peaceful mind, we can learn to enjoy any situation and can thus bring benefit to ourselves and others in our daily life. 2023-06-23 19:30:00 to 14:00:00US National Festival 2023 ~ Thousand-Armed Avalokiteshvara Empowerment with Gen-la JampaHeld at Kadampa Meditation Center New York, everyone is welcome to attend our National Festival.