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Feb 24 - Mar 1, 2020


Upcoming Calendar Items
Registration open!
Light of the Path Retreat 2020 is the sixth in a series of teaching retreats led by Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Black Mountain, North Carolina, USA, and hosted by Kadampa Center.
Join Geshe Gelek as he guides us to selected points in the road to enlightenment.
Current topic: 
Calm Abiding

When:  Wednesdays 7- 8:30 pm

Find out what it means to take refuge in the Three Jewels and the essential practices of refuge. Learn about the advantage of taking lay vows and their role in enhancing our spiritual growth.
When: Mondays, March 2-30

Practices to offer
Enter your 2020 Mandala Offering Pledge count here! We'll offer them all to Geshe-la at the end of the year. We have 783 as of today!
Merit Makers & Side Notes
Thanks go out this week to the Wednesday night Lamrim students who have stepped up to help with the Karma Yoga simple tasks presented to them on a sign when they walk in the door. When we all work together to help keep the Center we love clean for teachings, practice and meditation it makes it a welcoming place for all who enter. Thanks guys and keep up the good work!
We celebrated Losar at the Center yesterday with great regalia, dancing, delicious Tibetan rice and tea. There was a full, happy gathering of all the usual faces, some...
Family Program
Winter Session - "How We Relate to Others"
Sunday morning classes begin at 10:30
Our Sunday Program is a vibrant mix of drop-off and family programming. Much of our curriculum content is based on the 16 Guidelines .

Happy New Year! We have kicked off our winter session of the kid's classes at Kadampa. As we develop our schedule, we want to share what we are up to and hope you can help us plan for things like spring break. Please take a couple minutes to answer these 3 questions .
Outreach Opportunities
The holidays are over, but hunger persists for too many members of our community.  You can help.
Listen to your heart and make a food donation to Kadampa Center's SHARE THE LOVE Food Drive. Your generous donation of non-perishable food items will be collected in the Kadampa Center lobby EXTENDED through the end of Feb.
Be inspired by leaders involved in local interfaith initiatives. Learn how you can connect with others and be part of a positive change!  
Where: The Hindu Society of NC
Social Opportunities
Would you like to meet other Kadampa Center friends to share a hobby or interest in a small group setting?
The hospitality team has expanded our social activities to include small groups with common themes, hobbies, interests or lifestyle.
Groups will meet informally and as often as you like.
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