Schedule

REGISTRATION TIMES  *See COVID protocols below for needed documentation Friday, February 25th: 6-7:15pm Saturday, February 26th: 8:15-8:45am and 10-10:45am Sunday, February 27th: 8:30-8:45am and 10:15-10:45am Please Note: Registration links online will be closed on Saturday, Feb. 27 at 10:45am DHARMA CELEBRATION SCHEDULE Friday, February 25th 7:30-9pm Intro Talk with Gen Demo Saturday, February 26th 9-10am Meditation…

About the MADC

The Mid-Atlantic Dharma Celebration is a very special annual event that connects practitioners around the Mid-Atlantic region. This incredible weekend of practical teachings, powerful meditations, and energizing empowerment is an event not to be missed. If you are new to Buddhism, the Celebration weekend provides a perfect opportunity to gain a deeper understanding and experience…

Teachings on Overcoming Obstacles

Would you like to have more power in overcoming obstacles? Are you looking to increase your inner peace and minds of love and compassion?  These are valuable personal goals and yet at times we can feel far from reaching them.  We may also look at the world around us and feel hopeless and discouraged. This…

The Empowerment of Buddha Vajrapani

At this year’s Mid-Atlantic Dharma Celebration, we will learn how to overcome obstacles and receive the Blessing Empowerment of Buddha Vajrapani from Kadam Morten. Vajrapani is the Buddha of spiritual power, the embodiment of enlightened spiritual power. The empowerment is a blissful guided meditation through which we make a direct connection with this sublime 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,…

Venue

This year’s MADC will be held at Kadampa Meditation Center Washington DC.  KMC DC is a beautiful modern Kadampa Buddhist Temple in the Southwest Waterfront neighborhood of DC. The upper floor of the Temple houses a 250 person meditation room and modern Buddhist shrine. The lower level includes a smaller meditation room, community space, dining…

Pricing & Registration: In-Person & Online

IMPORTANT INFORMATION Registration is available for in-person and online attendance. Rates are the same for both. If registering for online attendance, you will receive the viewing links as soon as you register.  Keep the email from KMC DC Registration. The replay (with the exception of the Empowerment) will be available for 7 days after the…

International Temple Project

The proceeds from this event and all the courses presented through the New Kadampa Tradition 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…

Lodging & Transportation

There are many hotels and Airbnbs within walking distance of KMC DC, listed below. KMC DC is easily accessible via Metro from either the Green or Yellow lines, exiting at the Waterfront or Navy Yard-Ballpark stations. If you would rather stay in Baltimore, there will be a shuttle bus to and from KMC Maryland on…

Contact & Volunteer Opportunities

For more information about MADC and volunteer opportunities, please contact: Tel: (202) 430-6540 Email: info@meditation-dc.org This event is run by 100% Volunteers.  If you are coming from another center please see your local Administrative Director or Teacher to get involved.