Teachings on Sustaining Love in Difficult Times

Loving others is relatively easy when everything is going our way. However, almost every day we find ourselves facing situations that are unpleasant. Moreover, frequently others, even those we are feeling close to, don’t want to accommodate our wishes.  Under these circumstances we can feel distressed and unappreciated, and so it becomes difficult to sustain…

Buddha Maitreya Empowerment

An empowerment is a blissful guided meditation through which we receive powerful blessings that enrich our body, speech, and mind. This year, Kadam Morten will grant the empowerment of Buddha Maitreya and give teachings on Sustaining Love in Difficult Times. If we rely upon Buddha Maitreya with faith we will receive his special care in…

About the MADC

The Mid-Atlantic Dharma Celebration is an annual regional Kadampa Buddhist celebration in Baltimore that includes teachings, a blessing ceremony called an empowerment, and guided meditations. An empowerment is a blissful guided meditation through which we receive powerful blessings that enrich our body, speech, and mind. This year, Kadam Morten will grant the empowerment of Buddha…

Celebration Teachers

Kadam Morten Clausen is the Eastern US National Spiritual Director of the New Kadampa Tradition & Resident Teacher at the KMC New York City.  For over 30 years he has been a close disciple of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Kadam Morten is greatly admired as a meditation teacher and is especially known for his clarity,…

Schedule

Friday, March 16: 4pm – 7:15pm REGISTRATION 6pm Dinner for volunteers 7:30-9pm Intro Talk with TBA Saturday, March 17: 8-8:45am REGISTRATION 9-10am Meditation with TBA 10-10:45am REGISTRATION 11am-1pm Empowerment with Kadam Morten Lunch 1:30-2:45pm  3:30-5pm Commentary with Kadam Morten 5:30-6:30pm Dinner  7:30 – 8:30pm Wishfulfilling Jewel with Tsog offering Sunday, March 18: 8 – 8:45am…

Venue

This year MADC will be hosted at KMC Maryland, World Peace Temple. 900 East Northern Parkway, Baltimore, MD 21212 Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, the founder of NKT, has dedicated his life to helping people find true happiness by developing inner peace through meditation and other practices. He has designed an international education program that provides everyone…

Pricing & Online Registration

Price: REGISTRATION WILL OPEN IN JANUARY. Pre-registration is required by March 10th if you wish to guarantee meal availability: PRICES WILL BE UPDATED IN JANUARY. Whole Weekend: $135 (includes lunch and dinner Saturday, and lunch Sunday) Saturday Only: $85 (includes lunch and dinner) Sunday Only: $50 (includes lunch) Friday Only: $15 (does NOT include dinner)…

International Temple Project

The proceeds from this event and all the courses presented at KMC Maryland are dedicated to public benefit through the International Temples Project. The International Temples Project was founded by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche with the aim to introduce the Buddhist faith and practice of the New Kadampa Tradition publicly and to exemplify contemporary…

Accommodation

There are accommodations available at local hotels and Airbnb, with our recommendations below.  We regret that there are not any onsite accommodations available.   1. Best Western Plus – Towson Baltimore North.  This hotel is only a 10-15 minute drive from the temple.   Use this link to see the hotel details and to book. 3.  Airbnb (https://www.airbnb.com/).  We recommend…

Contact & Volunteer Opportunities

For more information about MADC please contact: Tel: (410) 243-3837 Email: peace@meditationmd.org This event is run by 100% Volunteers if you are a member of KMC Maryland and would like to help please click the button below to sign up: *If you are coming from other centers please see your local Administrative Director or Teacher to get…