Offering Our Faith

Celebrating Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche A special day of retreat at Kadampa Meditation Center Madison Every day we remember the extraordinary kindness of Venerable Geshe-la, our Root Guru and Founder of the New Kadampa Tradition. However, around...

The Heart Sutra

An Essential Explanation The Heart Sutra is the condensed presentation of The Perfection of Wisdom Sutras taught by Buddha Shakyamuni. In this sutra, Buddha reveals the hidden truth of our self and the world we live in—emptiness. Gaining even a little insight with...

Self Care: A Buddhist Perspective

Feeling stressed or overwhelmed? Wondering where the line is between self-care and self-indulgence? In this workshop we’ll explore a Buddhist perspective on authentic and effective self-care. Come learn special views and ways of thinking that can radically...

Silencing the Inner Critic

Tired of that nagging, critical inner voice that robs us of our confidence and joy? These debilitating thoughts can affect our relationships, our work, and our ability to realize our full potential in life. Buddha’s teachings give many ideas on bringing forth our...

Center Cherishing

All Kadampa centers are dedicated to all living beings. They belong to them, remaining in their service for all time, and can never be taken over by individuals or organizations and used for other purposes. For this reason, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche says...