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Date

March 11 - 13, 2022

Cost

750 kr

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Nordic Kadampa Festival 2022

Enlightened Wisdom for Modern Times
The Blessing Empowerment of the Great Mother Prajnaparamita

11-13 March 2022

Update (16 Feb 2022): Please note that this event is only available online. However, it will be possible to watch the festival on a large TV-screen at the Kadampa Meditation Centers in Stockholm, Oslo, Copenhagen, Tampere or Gothenburg together with other practitioners. 

During this special event, guest teacher and Deputy Spiritual Director of the NKT, Gen-la Kelsang Jampa, will grant the blessing empowerment of Buddha Prajnaparamita – a female Buddha who is the manifestation of the perfection of wisdom of all Buddhas.

The empowerment offers a beautiful opportunity to receive special blessings that heal our mental continuum and awaken our Buddha nature. With wisdom we develop beneficial understandings and intentions that will lead us to inner peace, freedom and the pure happiness of enlightenment so that we become a truly beneficial being in this world.

Gen la Jampa will also share a special method to overcome obstacles and dangers by reciting the Heart Sutra and meditating on emptiness (the ultimate nature of reality), practiced in conjunction with a brief yet powerful practice called The Great Mother.

The Festival

The Nordic Festival of Kadampa Buddhism is open to everyone. Enjoy an inspiring weekend with people from all over the Nordic region, developing inner peace through the practices of meditation and modern Buddhism. Come away refreshed, energized and inspired – equipped with powerful inner tools to transform your everyday life into a joyful and meaningful spiritual journey. In this way, you can bring happiness to both yourself and to those that you live and work with.

The Nordic Festival offers a rare opportunity to receive practical and inspiring teachings from the internationally renowned Teacher and Buddhist monk, Gen-la Kelsang Jampa.

The festival will be taught in clear and easy to understand English.

Online Attendance

The festival will be available via livestreaming and by 7 days catch-up recording. Everyone who books the festival will receive a link and a passcode in their confirmation email. Then you’re welcome to choose whether you watch the festival together with other practitioners on a large TV-screen at the Kadampa Centers in Stockholm, Oslo, Copenhagen, Tampere or Gothenburg, or if you watch from the comfort of your own home. Please read the following carefully to avoid disappointment:

  • The empowerment of Prajnaparamita will be livestreamed only. There is no possibility to see a catch-up recording of this session after the event.
  • To receive the commentary you must attend the empowerment.
 
Teacher
Gen la Kelsang Jampa

Gen la Kelsang Jampa

Gen-la Kelsang Jampa is the Deputy Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU and the Resident Teacher at IKRC Grand Canyon in Arizona, USA. He has studied under Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche and taught internationally for many years and is greatly admired for his clear and inspiring teachings and his ability to touch people’s hearts through his sincerity and loving-kindness.

Schedule

Friday 11 March

18:00 – 19:30 | Introduction


Saturday 12 March

09:00 – 10:00 | Meditation

11:00 – 13:00 | Empowerment

14:30 – 16:00 | Teaching


Sunday 13 March

09:00 – 10:00 | Meditation

11:00 – 12:30 | Teaching

14:30 – 16:00 | Teaching

Cost & Booking

Cost

750 kr

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