Geshe-la's Name Mantra Retreat .png

Geshe-la’s Name Mantra Retreat 

On June 4, Turning the Wheel of Dharma Day, we will celebrate the 91st birthday of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche.


Cost: Free

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, at Kadampa centers around the world, 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.

Everyone is welcome to take part.

Friday June 3

7.00pm - 8.00pm - Introduction

Saturday June 4

9 - 10.30am - Session 1

11.30am - 1pm - Session 2

2.30 - 4pm - Session 3

6.30 - 8.30pm - Offering to the Spiritual Guide

No in-person registration necessary, just drop in.


ABOUT the teacher

Gen Kelsang Tabkay is a Kadampa Buddhist monk and the Resident Teacher at Kadampa Meditation Center Phoenix. He has been a student of contemporary Buddhist Master Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche for many years. Gen Tabkay presents Buddhism and meditation in an accessible and clear way, dedicating himself to bringing peace into the hearts of others.