Post Festival Retreat
The Enlightened Wisdom of Prajnaparamita

with Gen Kelsang Rigpa
Friday, June 1 - Sunday, June 3

Based on teachings from the Spring Festival at Manjushri KMC, Gen Rigpa will guide a weekend retreat, integrating Buddha's profound Heart Sutra teachings with Tantric methods. Through training our mind in the wisdom of ultimate truth we can ripen our Buddha nature and attain the inner peace of enlightenment. 

Gen Kelsang Rigpa is an American Buddhist monk, the Western US National Spiritual Director and the Resident Teacher at KMC-Hollywood and KMC-California. He is a close disciple of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, having received lineage blessings and oral transmissions directly from him.

Gen Rigpa’s heartfelt and practical teachings are presented with warmth and humor, making them accessible to everyone. He shows the joy of living a spiritual life, and is an inspiring example of Buddhism in practice. Through his clear presentation, he is able to help student discover for themselves how to integrate these timeless teachings into our modern world, making everyday life joyful and meaningful.

$60 Full Weekend ($70 at door)

$15 Friday Night Only ($20 at door)

$50 Saturday & Sunday ($55 at door)

$40 Saturday Only ($45 at door)

Onsite accommodation & meals are also available to book.


International Kadampa Retreat Center Grand Canyon, 6701 E Mountain Ranch Road, Williams, AZ 86046

Our exit 171 coming westbound on I-40  is currently closed for construction!

If you are coming from Flagstaff please take the Parks Exit 178

Take your first right as soon as you get off the exit (you will then pass a Texaco gas station on your left hand side)

Take your first left onto Old Route 66 - go 6.9 miles

Take a left onto Cool Pines Road (you will pass over highway 40)

Take a right onto E Mountain Ranch Road

Weekend Schedule



7:30pm-9pm Teaching



9:00am-10:15am Session 1

11:30am-12:45pm Session 2

4:00pm - 5:15pm Session 3

7:30pm - 8:45pm  Session 4



8:30am-9:45am Session 5

11:o0am-12:30pm Session 6

6701 East Mountain Ranch Road

Williams, AZ  86046

Tel: (928) 637-6232