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Mountain Retreat 2023

January 6 - February 16

With Gen-la Jampa

Part 1 | Will begin with the Blessing Empowerment of Buddha Manjushri. Gen-la Jampa will then guide one week of meditations on the Three Principal Aspects of the Path and one week of Lamrim based on the presentation in The Mirror of Dharma With Additions.

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The 6th annual Mountain Retreat will be held from January 6 to February 16 at the IKRC Grand Canyon in Williams Arizona.

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Part 2 | Will include four weeks of guided meditations on the profound path of Vajrayana Mahamudra based on the Clear Light of Bliss.


Weekly Topics:



Week 1 and 2 Heart Jewel

Week 3 - The Yoga of Buddha Heruka

Week 4 - 6 The Hundreds of Deities According To Highest Yoga Tantra

Week 1 | January 6th - 12th -  Will begin with the Empowerment of Buddha Manjushri followed by a week of guided meditations on the Three Principle Aspects of the Path.

Week 2 | January 13th - 19th  - Gen-la Jampa will guide meditations on the entire Lamrim.

Week 3 |  January 20th - 26th  - We will be guided through the extensive meditations on tummo presented in Clear Light Of Bliss

Week 4 & 5 | January 27th - February 2nd  &  February 3rd - 9th 

We will have two weeks of training  in Tranquil Abiding on the Nature of The Mind presented with the teaching from Clear Light of Bliss

Week 6 | February 10th - 16th  - Gen-la Jampa will guide extensive meditations on the profound nature of emptiness presented with the teaching from Clear Light of Bliss and other books by Ven. Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.

General Weekly Schedule:


Introduction 7:30 - 9pm

Saturday - Wednesday:

Session 1 | 7:30 - 9am

Session 2 | 11 - 12:30pm

Session 3 | 4 - 5:30pm

Session 4 | 7:30 - 9pm


Session 1 | 7:30 - 9am

Session 2 | 11 - 12:30pm

Gen-la Kelsang Jampa

Gen-la Jampa is an internationally renowned, ordained Buddhist teacher and the Deputy Spiritual Director of the New Kadampa Tradition - International Kadampa Buddhist Union (NKT-IKBU).

As a senior NKT teacher, Gen-la Jampa has been a student of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for many years, and under Geshe-la's guidance has taught at many centers and events around the world. 

Gen-la is well-loved for his clear and inspiring teachings and his ability to touch people’s hearts through his sincerity and loving-kindness. 

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