The Confidence to Change

Southern Dharma Celebration 2017 with Kadam Bridget Heyes

Southern Dharma Celebration 2017

Fri 24 Feb to Sun 26 Feb   |   Camden Centre, King's Cross

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What is the event about?

We all suffer from time to time from a lack of self-confidence and often identify strongly with our limitations. During this special event learn powerful methods derived from Buddha’s teachings, to develop an authentic sense of self-confidence, overcome habitual negativity and come to identify with your pure potential.

What will it consist of?

The weekend will consist of a combination of teachings, guided meditations and empowerments, providing a multi-faceted approach to the development of true confidence. The highlight of the event is on Saturday when Kadam Bridget will grant the empowerment of Buddha Vajrapani who embodies the spiritual power of all Buddhas and helps living beings to overcome their obstacles. By receiving this empowerment we draw close to this enlightened being and awaken within us our own potential to become just like him.

About the Celebration

Dharma means protection and refers to both Buddha’s teachings and the inner realizations of them that permanently protect us from suffering. The Southern Dharma Celebration is open to everyone and also provides an opportunity for members of Kadampa Buddhist centres within the south of England to come together, receive special teachings, volunteer and create a weekend of inspiration for all.

Kadam Bridget Heyes
Kadam Bridget

Kadam Bridget Heyes

Kadam Bridget is the NKT-IKBU National Spiritual Director of the UK. She is a senior disciple of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso and has been studying and practising Kadampa Buddhism for many years. She presents Buddha’s profound teachings in a way that is exceptionally clear, practical and easy to integrate into daily life.

Entire weekend (£55)

Friday 24 February – Sunday 26 February: includes all sessions

Fri 24 Feb (£10)

7.30pm – 9pm: Introductory teaching with Buddhist monk Gen Gomchen

Sat 25 Feb (£40)

9am – 10am: Meditation with Kadam John McBretney
11am – 1pm: Empowerment with Kadam Bridget
3.30pm – 5pm: Teaching with Kadam Bridget
6pm – 7.45pm: Chanted Meditation

Sun 26 Feb (£20)

9am – 10am: Meditation with Kadam John McBretney
11am – 12.30pm: Teaching with Kadam Bridget

Booking indoor camping (£10 per night)

Located at KMC London, 1a Ashridge way, Morden, SM4 4EF. This will be in a mixed dormitory on the floor of the Temple and cosots £10 per night. Bring your own sleeping mat, sleeping bag, pillow and towel. Meals are not provided however, there are places nearby to buy food. It is a short walk or bus ride to Morden tube station on the Northern Line. From there it is 1 hour to Camden Centre which is close to King’s Cross station. To book your place please email [email protected]

Booking a hotel or hostel

If you wish to book a hotel or hostel we suggest visiting www.booking.com and searching in the King’s Cross area. There are a wide selection of hotels and hostels in and around the King’s Cross area, many of which offer “FREE cancellation – no prepayment needed” which means you can book now and cancel by a certain date for free.

For booking details or for any other questions, please contact us at Heruka KMC on 020 8455 7563 or [email protected]

Camden Centre, Bidborough Street entrance, King's Cross WC1H 9AU

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