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 11th: Half-day Course TBA

Wednesday, April 15th: Buddha’s Enlightenment Day Celebration

Saturday–Sunday, April 18th–19th: Annual Drop of Essential Nectar Retreat

Saturday–Sunday, April 25th–26th: Shad Fest in Lambertville (postponed)

Saturday, May 2nd: Half-day Course TBA

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

Sunday, May 10th: Mothers Day

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

Friday–Thursday, May 22nd–28th: NKT-IKBU International Spring Festival at Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre, Ulverston, UK (offered via online live stream only)

Saturday, May 30th: Half-day Course TBA

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

Saturday, June 6th: Half-day Course TBA

Friday–Wednesday, June 12th–17th: Annual NKT-IKBU US Festival at Kadampa Meditation Center New York in Glen Spey, NY

Summer 2020

Sunday, June 21st: Fathers Day

Saturday, June 27th: Half-day Course TBA

Saturday, July 4th: Independence Day

Saturday, July 11th: Half-day Course TBA

Saturday, July 25th: Half-day Course TBA

Friday, July 24th – Saturday, August 8th: NKT-IKBU International Summer Festival at Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre, Ulverston, UK

Saturday, August 15th: Half-day Course TBA

Saturday, August 29th: 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: Half-day Course TBA

Fall 2020

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

Saturday, October 3rd: Half-day Course TBA

Friday–Thursday, October 2nd–8th: NKT-IKBU International Fall Festival in Brisbane, Australia

Saturday, October 17th: Half-day Course TBA

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

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

Saturday, November 7th: Half-day Course TBA

Sunday, November 8th: Annual Fundraising Luncheon

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

Winter 2020–21

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