Schedule

Friday, April 14th through Sunday, April 16th STAY TUNED for information about the daily schedule and registration times. We will have in-person and online options.  

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 the Conditions for Gaining Realizations

Join in with fellow meditators throughout the Mid-Atlantic region in receiving Amitayus empowerment, listening to teachings on the conditions for gaining realizations, and meditating together. There is a massive difference between an intellectual understanding of the teachings and experiential understanding. Experiential understanding transforms our life, the way we think, and the way we treat people….

The Empowerment of Buddha Amitayus

At this year’s Mid-Atlantic Dharma Celebration, we will receive the Blessing Empowerment of Buddha Amitayus from Kadam Morten.  Amitayus means an immeasurable life span. When we open our heart to Buddha Amitayus’ guidance, he will help us increase our wisdom, our merit (our ability to fulfill our wishes), and, most importantly, he will help us…

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 Maryland.  KMC MD is a beautiful modern Kadampa Buddhist Temple in Northeast Baltimore. The upper floor of the Temple houses a large meditation room and modern Buddhist shrine. The lower level includes World Peace Cafe Baltimore, a children’s meditation room, community space, dining area, bookstore…

Pricing & Registration: In-Person & Online

Registration will be available for in-person and online attendance.  If registering for online attendance, please note that the sessions will not be live-streamed.  They will be video recordings which will be made available to you 48 hours after each session. EVENT PRICING- will be posted closer to the event REGISTRATION LINKS – will be added…

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 a short driving distance of KMC Maryland.  We will add hotel recommendations, just stay tuned.  KMC Maryland has a parking lot which can be accessed from our 900 E. Northern Parkway address.  Once the parking lot fills up, there is free street parking on Dartmouth Rd, E. Northern…

Contact & Volunteer Opportunities

For more information about MADC and volunteer opportunities, please contact: Email (preferred): peace@meditationmd.org Tel: (410) 243-3837 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.