Nordic Dharma Celebration 2018

Life with wisdom – Buddha Manjushri Empowerment & Commentary

September, Fri 21st to 23rd | with Gen Kelsang Dragpa | KMC Copenhagen

Join us for an inspiring weekend in Copenhagen with the New Kadampa Tradition’s Nordic Spiritual Director, Gen Kelsang Dragpa.

Learn how Buddha’s profound wisdom teachings and meditations can unlock your potential for real inner peace and freedom. The weekend includes the blessing empowerment of Buddha Manjushri, which will be given by Gen Dragpa.

Our Dharma Celebrations and Festivals provide a wonderful opportunity for people from throughout the Nordic Region to come together and develop inner peace through the practices of meditation and modern Buddhism. The topic this year is “Life with Wisdom”.

About the teacher

Gen Kelsang Dragpa is a Modern Kadampa Buddhist monk and the National Spiritual Director of the Nordic Region. He received ordination in 1993 from Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche and is one of his most senior disciples.

Gen Dragpa has taught extensively in the Netherlands, UK, Belgium and France. His teachings are very practical and easy to understand. They offer profound solutions to our everyday problems.

The meditations will be led by our local Resident Teacher, Kadam Mark Decker.
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Purify the mind, heal the heart

October, Sat 6th and Sun 7th | 10:00 to 13:15 | with Kadam Mark | KMC Copenhagen

Is it possible to heal the hurt that we carry in our minds? Can we purify our mind of our own past negative actions? Can we move out of the past and become the person we want to be? Yes, we can and in this special weekend event you will learn practical meditation tools and perspectives to do this.

You will learn tried and tested methods to purify the mind. Through guided meditations, teachings and discussion, Kadam Mark will show us how to integrate these teachings into our daily life.

The Saturday morning workshop will focus on karma and purification in general. On the Sunday morning workshop Kadam Mark will give a commentary to a specific practice Sutra of the Three Superior Heaps. Everyone is welcome to either or both days.

Course fee: 325kr | one day only: 200kr

Urban Retreat

October, Sat 13th | 10.00 – 13.15 | With Kadam Mark | KMC CPH

Escape the stress and busyness of life and discover the peace of meditation for yourself. On this one-day Urban Retreat on mindfulness, be guided in meditations that enable you to get to know and gain control over your mind, rather than having your mind control you. Learn the techniques to let go of negative, toxic thoughts, instead creating positive thoughts which give rise to happiness. This will enable you to let go of painful, agitated minds and draw out your real potential: to be mindful, focused and peaceful in meditation and in your daily life.

The workshop will include talks and guided meditations in clear, easy-to-understand English. This workshop is suitable for beginners and those with more experience of meditation.

Workshop fee: 200kr | Members 50kr

Døden – læren om et lykkeligt liv

lør 2o OCT | 10:00 – 13.15 | med Sophie | KMC København

Døden er et tabubelagt emne, men når vi reflekterer over vores egen dødelighed vil vi lære at give slip på bekymringer og negativitet og i stedet sætte pris på nuet. Dette opnår vi også gennem meditationen der kultiverer indre fred og lykke.

Workshop pris: 200kr | medlem 50kr
Prisen inkluderer en let brunch

 

Healing the past, creating the future

October, Sat 27th | 10:00 to 13:15 | with Kadam Mark | KMC Copenhagen

We all want to feel in control of the destiny of our own life. Everyone wants to be free from problems & suffering and feel confident that they are creating a happy and fulfilling life. Many of our fears and anxieties come from not feeling we have this control over the destiny of our lives. In this workshop Kadam Mark will explain how understanding and living in accordance with the natural law of karma empowers anyone to change this. We will discover how we can develop and maintain the confidence and peace of mind that comes from feeling in control of the destiny of our life. We will explore how if we can imagine the life we want, we can create it.

The workshop will include practical talks and guided meditations and time for Q&A. It will be taught in clear, easy to understand English and is suitable for complete beginners and those with more experience.

Workshop fee: 200kr | members 50kr