Schedule

Friday, December 6: 6:45pm – 7:15pm REGISTRATION 7:30-9pm Intro Talk with Gen Demo Saturday, December 7: 8:15-8:45am REGISTRATION 9-10am Meditation with Gen Chogden 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, December 8: 8:30 – 8:45am REGISTRATION 9-10am…

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 Healing Ourselves and Others

This year, Kadam Morten will grant the empowerment of Medicine Buddha and give teachings on healing meditations for ourselves and others. Through receiving the special blessings of Medicine Buddha, we can awaken our own potential to become an enlightened healing Buddha, bringing enormous benefit to ourselves and others.

The Empowerment of Medicine Buddha

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 Medicine Buddha and give teachings on healing meditations for ourselves and others. Through receiving the special blessings of Medicine Buddha, we can awaken our own potential to…

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 hosted at Kadampa Meditation Center Washington DC. 1200 Canal St SW, Washington, DC 20024 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…

Pricing & Online Registration

REGISTER HERE Online registration closes on Wednesday, December 4 at 11:59pm.  After this, you can still register at the door but meal availability cannot be guaranteed.  See registration page link above for cancellation & refund policy. Pre-registration is required by November 30th if you wish to guarantee meal availability: Price:  *Please note that meals must…

International Temple Project

The proceeds from this event and all the courses presented at KMC Washington DC 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…

Accommodation & Transportation

  ACCOMODATION The Temple is located in the Southwest Neighborhood of Washington DC.  There are many good and close options for accommodations to attend the Mid-Atlantic Dharma Celebration at the KMC DC Temple. When deciding where to stay, we highly recommend staying in either the Southwest Neighborhood (where the Temple is located) or in the NavyYard/Capitol Riverfront Neighborhood. Both…

Contact & Volunteer Opportunities

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