KMC Madison Monthly Calendar

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May 2022

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Meditations for World Peace
10:00 am - 11:15 am
You are invited to join us every week to explore a series of Buddhist teachings and meditations on developing inner peace through cultivating a mind of loving-kindness towards everyone; which will naturally lead to world peace. At the end of every class, we will be led in a special dedication for world peace. , ...
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Tantra: The Practice
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
In this weekly practice, we will engage in authentic Buddhist Tantric practices to help us increase our understanding and experience of Tantric prayers and meditations within specific Sadhanas. We will learn practical methods we can integrate into our daily life to begin to transform our world and experience, bringi , ...
30-Minute Meditations (livestream only)
Have 30 minutes in your day? Join in online for a short, focused meditations offered first thing in the morning or mid-day, and experience the daily peace that comes from establishing a regular meditation practice.  MONDAY register FRIDAY register The Living Meditation Series provides a , ...
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Foundation Program: New Heart of Wisdom
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday Nights 7-9 PM (Enrollment is required) Benefits of Foundation Program: There are many benefits to joining the Foundation Program, namely: • Increased personal insight, wisdom and experience of Dharma (Buddha’s teachings)• Studying and meditating more effectively following a specially-designed , ...
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Wishfulfilling Jewel with silent meditation
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
This 1-hour practice is generally held Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. A longer practice with Tsog (food offering) takes place on the 29th of each month. You may attend in person as a walk-in. Online registration is available if you would like to attend by livestream. In the first part of this practic , ...
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Noontime Meditation (in person)
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Take 30 minutes in the middle of a busy weekday to let go of stress and tension, experience an inner stillness and sense of well being. Meditation brings our intellectual understanding down to our heart where we can experience our own inner peace which is always there beneath that stress and tension from the busy , ...
Wishfulfilling Jewel with silent meditation
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
This 1-hour practice is generally held Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. A longer practice with Tsog (food offering) takes place on the 29th of each month. You may attend in person as a walk-in. Online registration is available if you would like to attend by livestream. In the first part of this practic , ...
Thursday Nights: Now What?
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Finding Peace in the New Normal In this uplifting class, Gen Gomlam will explain each week how we can develop a realistic sense of optimism and offer advice on how to live with hope, resilience, and vision in an uncertain world. We may feel that we have no choice but to become overwhelmed or disheartened when , ...
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Wishfulfilling Jewel with silent meditation
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
This 1-hour practice is generally held Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. A longer practice with Tsog (food offering) takes place on the 29th of each month. You may attend in person as a walk-in. Online registration is available if you would like to attend by livestream. In the first part of this practic , ...
30-Minute Meditations (livestream only)
Have 30 minutes in your day? Join in online for a short, focused meditations offered first thing in the morning or mid-day, and experience the daily peace that comes from establishing a regular meditation practice.  MONDAY register FRIDAY register The Living Meditation Series provides a , ...
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Powa Practice
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Prayers for the recently deceased Every month we hold a special ceremony to help those who have recently died experience peace of mind after death and be cared for by the Buddha of Compassion, Avalokiteshvara. During this ceremony we engage in the traditional Buddhist practice of “Powa” or transference of con , ...
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Special Mother’s Day Meditations for World Peace
10:00 am - 11:15 am
In person Livestream Generally around Mother’s Day, we have an opportunity to appreciate the kindness of our mother, a kindness we have received throughout our life. Buddha gave profound teachings on the kindness of mothers to help us with this recognition. Bring your mom in person, or in your heart. , ...
Tara Puja
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Liberation from Sorrow This practice is held on the 8th of each month. At Kadampa Centers worldwide, the eighth of the month is Tara Day. Tara is a female Buddha, whose name means “Rescuer”. She is the embodiment of swift compassion. If we rely upon Tara sincerely and with strong faith, she will protect us from , ...
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Tantra: The Practice
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
In this weekly practice, we will engage in authentic Buddhist Tantric practices to help us increase our understanding and experience of Tantric prayers and meditations within specific Sadhanas. We will learn practical methods we can integrate into our daily life to begin to transform our world and experience, bringi , ...
30-Minute Meditations (livestream only)
Have 30 minutes in your day? Join in online for a short, focused meditations offered first thing in the morning or mid-day, and experience the daily peace that comes from establishing a regular meditation practice.  MONDAY register FRIDAY register The Living Meditation Series provides a , ...
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Offering to the Spiritual Guide with Food Offering (Tsog)
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
This is a special Guru Yoga of Je Tsongkhapa in conjunction with Highest Yoga Tantra that is a preliminary practice for Vajrayana Mahamudra. The main practice is relying upon our Spiritual Guide as a Buddha and making praises and requests, but it also includes all the essential practices of the stages of the path and , ...
Foundation Program: New Heart of Wisdom
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday Nights 7-9 PM (Enrollment is required) Benefits of Foundation Program: There are many benefits to joining the Foundation Program, namely: • Increased personal insight, wisdom and experience of Dharma (Buddha’s teachings)• Studying and meditating more effectively following a specially-designed , ...
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Wishfulfilling Jewel with silent meditation
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
This 1-hour practice is generally held Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. A longer practice with Tsog (food offering) takes place on the 29th of each month. You may attend in person as a walk-in. Online registration is available if you would like to attend by livestream. In the first part of this practic , ...
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Noontime Meditation (in person)
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Take 30 minutes in the middle of a busy weekday to let go of stress and tension, experience an inner stillness and sense of well being. Meditation brings our intellectual understanding down to our heart where we can experience our own inner peace which is always there beneath that stress and tension from the busy , ...
Wishfulfilling Jewel with silent meditation
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
This 1-hour practice is generally held Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. A longer practice with Tsog (food offering) takes place on the 29th of each month. You may attend in person as a walk-in. Online registration is available if you would like to attend by livestream. In the first part of this practic , ...
Thursday Nights: Now What?
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Finding Peace in the New Normal In this uplifting class, Gen Gomlam will explain each week how we can develop a realistic sense of optimism and offer advice on how to live with hope, resilience, and vision in an uncertain world. We may feel that we have no choice but to become overwhelmed or disheartened when , ...
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Wishfulfilling Jewel with silent meditation
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
This 1-hour practice is generally held Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. A longer practice with Tsog (food offering) takes place on the 29th of each month. You may attend in person as a walk-in. Online registration is available if you would like to attend by livestream. In the first part of this practic , ...
30-Minute Meditations (livestream only)
Have 30 minutes in your day? Join in online for a short, focused meditations offered first thing in the morning or mid-day, and experience the daily peace that comes from establishing a regular meditation practice.  MONDAY register FRIDAY register The Living Meditation Series provides a , ...
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Journey into Your Mind
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
During this one-day retreat, Gen Gomlam will explain and guide the beautiful and enriching meditation on the nature of the mind. This meditation has so many benefits. For example, it’s profoundly relaxing and enables us to develop strong mindfulness and deep concentration. But it’s so much more than that. Because the , ...
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Precepts
6:30 am - 7:15 am
In-person attendance is available; pre-registration is required. The practice of taking and keeping the eight Mahayana precepts is a special practice of moral discipline that is performed with bodhichitta, the compassionate wish to attain enlightenment for the benefit of all beings. The essence of this practice is , ...
Meditations for World Peace
10:00 am - 11:15 am
You are invited to join us every week to explore a series of Buddhist teachings and meditations on developing inner peace through cultivating a mind of loving-kindness towards everyone; which will naturally lead to world peace. At the end of every class, we will be led in a special dedication for world peace. , ...
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Tantra: The Practice
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
In this weekly practice, we will engage in authentic Buddhist Tantric practices to help us increase our understanding and experience of Tantric prayers and meditations within specific Sadhanas. We will learn practical methods we can integrate into our daily life to begin to transform our world and experience, bringi , ...
30-Minute Meditations (livestream only)
Have 30 minutes in your day? Join in online for a short, focused meditations offered first thing in the morning or mid-day, and experience the daily peace that comes from establishing a regular meditation practice.  MONDAY register FRIDAY register The Living Meditation Series provides a , ...
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Foundation Program: New Heart of Wisdom
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday Nights 7-9 PM (Enrollment is required) Benefits of Foundation Program: There are many benefits to joining the Foundation Program, namely: • Increased personal insight, wisdom and experience of Dharma (Buddha’s teachings)• Studying and meditating more effectively following a specially-designed , ...
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Wishfulfilling Jewel with silent meditation
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
This 1-hour practice is generally held Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. A longer practice with Tsog (food offering) takes place on the 29th of each month. You may attend in person as a walk-in. Online registration is available if you would like to attend by livestream. In the first part of this practic , ...
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Noontime Meditation (in person)
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Take 30 minutes in the middle of a busy weekday to let go of stress and tension, experience an inner stillness and sense of well being. Meditation brings our intellectual understanding down to our heart where we can experience our own inner peace which is always there beneath that stress and tension from the busy , ...
Wishfulfilling Jewel with silent meditation
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
This 1-hour practice is generally held Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. A longer practice with Tsog (food offering) takes place on the 29th of each month. You may attend in person as a walk-in. Online registration is available if you would like to attend by livestream. In the first part of this practic , ...
Thursday Nights: Now What?
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Finding Peace in the New Normal In this uplifting class, Gen Gomlam will explain each week how we can develop a realistic sense of optimism and offer advice on how to live with hope, resilience, and vision in an uncertain world. We may feel that we have no choice but to become overwhelmed or disheartened when , ...
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Friday Night Lecture: Overcoming Overwhelm
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Many people suffer from feelings of anxiety or are simply overwhelmed by the stress and demands of everyday life. In this Friday Night Lecture Gen Gomlam will explore meditation methods and ways of thinking derived from Buddha’s teachings that will help us to let go of our stressed and anxious minds and deal with our , ...
30-Minute Meditations (livestream only)
Have 30 minutes in your day? Join in online for a short, focused meditations offered first thing in the morning or mid-day, and experience the daily peace that comes from establishing a regular meditation practice.  MONDAY register FRIDAY register The Living Meditation Series provides a , ...
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Medicine Buddha Puja
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Medicine Buddha represents the healing power of all Buddhas. By relying upon Medicine Buddha we can heal the inner sickness of our delusions as well as the outer sicknesses of illness. We can engage in this practice on behalf of ourselves, or on behalf of others who may be suffering. (1 hour) You may attend in , ...
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Meditations for World Peace
10:00 am - 11:15 am
You are invited to join us every week to explore a series of Buddhist teachings and meditations on developing inner peace through cultivating a mind of loving-kindness towards everyone; which will naturally lead to world peace. At the end of every class, we will be led in a special dedication for world peace. , ...
23
Tantra: The Practice
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
In this weekly practice, we will engage in authentic Buddhist Tantric practices to help us increase our understanding and experience of Tantric prayers and meditations within specific Sadhanas. We will learn practical methods we can integrate into our daily life to begin to transform our world and experience, bringi , ...
30-Minute Meditations (livestream only)
Have 30 minutes in your day? Join in online for a short, focused meditations offered first thing in the morning or mid-day, and experience the daily peace that comes from establishing a regular meditation practice.  MONDAY register FRIDAY register The Living Meditation Series provides a , ...
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Foundation Program: New Heart of Wisdom
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday Nights 7-9 PM (Enrollment is required) Benefits of Foundation Program: There are many benefits to joining the Foundation Program, namely: • Increased personal insight, wisdom and experience of Dharma (Buddha’s teachings)• Studying and meditating more effectively following a specially-designed , ...
25
Offering to the Spiritual Guide with Food Offering (Tsog)
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
This is a special Guru Yoga of Je Tsongkhapa in conjunction with Highest Yoga Tantra that is a preliminary practice for Vajrayana Mahamudra. The main practice is relying upon our Spiritual Guide as a Buddha and making praises and requests, but it also includes all the essential practices of the stages of the path and , ...
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Noontime Meditation (in person)
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Take 30 minutes in the middle of a busy weekday to let go of stress and tension, experience an inner stillness and sense of well being. Meditation brings our intellectual understanding down to our heart where we can experience our own inner peace which is always there beneath that stress and tension from the busy , ...
Wishfulfilling Jewel with silent meditation
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
This 1-hour practice is generally held Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. A longer practice with Tsog (food offering) takes place on the 29th of each month. You may attend in person as a walk-in. Online registration is available if you would like to attend by livestream. In the first part of this practic , ...
Thursday Nights: Now What?
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Finding Peace in the New Normal In this uplifting class, Gen Gomlam will explain each week how we can develop a realistic sense of optimism and offer advice on how to live with hope, resilience, and vision in an uncertain world. We may feel that we have no choice but to become overwhelmed or disheartened when , ...
27
Wishfulfilling Jewel with silent meditation
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
This 1-hour practice is generally held Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. A longer practice with Tsog (food offering) takes place on the 29th of each month. You may attend in person as a walk-in. Online registration is available if you would like to attend by livestream. In the first part of this practic , ...
30-Minute Meditations (livestream only)
Have 30 minutes in your day? Join in online for a short, focused meditations offered first thing in the morning or mid-day, and experience the daily peace that comes from establishing a regular meditation practice.  MONDAY register FRIDAY register The Living Meditation Series provides a , ...
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Overcoming Fear and Anxiety (Milwaukee)
11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Anxiety and fear are almost universal experiences of our busy, modern lives. These very common states of mind rob us of our ability to enjoy life, and to experience peace and happiness. Buddha’s timeless teachings offer a simple and yet profound alternative. If we can train our mind to respond to life’s challenges wit , ...
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Meditations for World Peace
10:00 am - 11:15 am
You are invited to join us every week to explore a series of Buddhist teachings and meditations on developing inner peace through cultivating a mind of loving-kindness towards everyone; which will naturally lead to world peace. At the end of every class, we will be led in a special dedication for world peace. , ...
Wishfulfilling Jewel with Food Offering (Tsog)
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
This 90-minute practice generally is held on the 29th of each month. You may attend in person as a walk-in. Online registration is available if you would like to attend by livestream. In the first part of this practice, we visualize Je Tsongkhapa and make prayers and requests to purify negativity, and accumulat , ...
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Tantra: The Practice
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
In this weekly practice, we will engage in authentic Buddhist Tantric practices to help us increase our understanding and experience of Tantric prayers and meditations within specific Sadhanas. We will learn practical methods we can integrate into our daily life to begin to transform our world and experience, bringi , ...
30-Minute Meditations (livestream only)
Have 30 minutes in your day? Join in online for a short, focused meditations offered first thing in the morning or mid-day, and experience the daily peace that comes from establishing a regular meditation practice.  MONDAY register FRIDAY register The Living Meditation Series provides a , ...
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Foundation Program: New Heart of Wisdom
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday Nights 7-9 PM (Enrollment is required) Benefits of Foundation Program: There are many benefits to joining the Foundation Program, namely: • Increased personal insight, wisdom and experience of Dharma (Buddha’s teachings)• Studying and meditating more effectively following a specially-designed , ...
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