Year at a Glance

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Winter 2020

Wednesday, January 1st: Long Life, Wisdom, and Good Fortune (Amitayus Retreat)

Thursday, January 2nd: Weekly classes resume in Lambertville

Monday, January 6th: Weekly classes resume in Bryn Mawr

Thursday, January 9th: Weekly classes resume in Doylestown

Saturday, January 11th: Breaking Free from Bad Habits

Saturday, January 25th: The Art of Self-Acceptance

Saturday, February 8th: The Courage to Love

Saturday, February 22nd: Letting Go and Moving On

Saturday, February 29th: HYT class on Blissful Path

Saturday, March 7th: Cultivating Our Spiritual Potential

Spring 2020

Note: In-person classes and events are suspended due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Major events like the Empowerment of Avalokiteshvara and Mid-Atlantic Away Retreat will be rescheduled. Until further notice, half-day courses listed here will be offered via live streaming.

Saturday, March 28th: Creating Peace in Anxious Times

Saturday: April 4th: Responding to the Suffering of the World

Saturday, April 11th: Creating a Sacred Space

Wednesday, April 15th: Buddha’s Enlightenment Day

Saturday, April 18th: The Present Moment

Saturday, April 25th: Shelter from the Storm

Saturday, May 2nd: Resilience

Saturday, May 9th: Why Things Happen: Understanding Karma

Saturday, May 9th: Annual Dog Walk for World Peace Fundraiser (postponed)

Sunday, May 10th: Mothers Day

Saturday, May 16th: Clear Sky Mind half-day mini-retreat

Saturday, May 16th: Annual Lambertville / New Hope Pride Parade (postponed)

Friday–Thursday, May 22nd–28th: NKT-IKBU International Spring Festival – offered via online live stream

Monday, May 25th: Memorial Day

Saturday, May 30th: Overcoming Loneliness

Thursday, June 4th: Buddha’s Turning the Wheel of Dharma Day

Saturday, June 6th: The Four Noble Truths

Saturday, June 13th: Lay Down Your Burden

Friday–Wednesday, June 19th–24th: Annual NKT-IKBU US Festival – offered via online live stream – note new dates

Summer 2020

Sunday, June 21st: Fathers Day

Saturday, June 27th: How to Stop Worrying

Saturday, July 4th: Independence Day

Saturday, July 11th: Mindfulness – the Key to Inner Peace

Saturday, July 18th: The Preciousness of Tantra

Friday, July 24th – Saturday, August 8th: NKT-IKBU International Summer Festival – offered via online live stream

Saturday, August 15th: The Healing Power of the Mind

Saturday, August 22nd: Overcoming Self-doubt

Saturday, August 29th: Sustaining a Spiritual Practice over the Long Haul

Saturday, September 5th: Half-day Course TBA

Monday, September 7th: Labor Day

Friday–Sunday, September 11th–13th: Northeast Dharma Celebration at Kadampa Meditation Center New York in Glen Spey, NY

Saturday, September 19th: Reality Check: Emptiness for Beginners

Fall 2020

Tuesday, September 22nd: Buddha’s Return from Heaven Day

Saturday, September 26th: Letting Go and Moving On

Saturday, October 3rd: Gratitude

Friday–Thursday, October 2nd–8th: NKT-IKBU International Fall Festival in Brisbane, Australia
The Australian Fall Festival has been postponed to Nov 26th – Dec 2nd, 2021.

Saturday, October 10th: Half-day Course TBA

Saturday, October 17th: Half-day Course TBA

Friday, October 23rd – Thursday, October 29th: NKT-IKBU International Fall Festival online

Sunday, October 25th: Je Tsongkhapa’s Enlightenment Day

Friday–Sunday, October 30th – November 1st: Annual Mid-Atlantic Away Retreat in Western Maryland

Saturday, October 31st: Half-day Course TBA

Saturday, November 7th: Half-day Course TBA

Sunday, November 8th: Annual Fundraising Luncheon

Saturday, November 14th: Half-day Course TBA

Saturday, November 21st: Half-day Course TBA

Thursday, November 26th: Thanksgiving

Friday–Sunday, December 4th–6th: Mid-Atlantic Dharma Celebration at Kadampa Meditation Center Maryland in Baltimore, Maryland

Saturday, December 12th: Half-day Course TBA

Saturday, December 19th: Half-day Course TBA

Winter 2020–21

Monday, December 21st – Wednesday, December 30th: Winter Break