Year End Giving

Dear Kalpa Bhadra Kadampa Buddhist Center Community and Friends,

With the end of the year approaching, we hope you will consider including Kalpa Bhadra KBC in your holiday season giving.

Our mission is to provide opportunities for everyone to develop peaceful and loving minds through meditation retreats and classes on Kadampa Buddhism. As Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, founder of the New Kadampa Tradition says: Only by creating peace within our own mind and helping others to do the same can we hope to achieve peace in this world.Continue reading

Buddha's Enlightenment

Buddha’s Enlightenment Day

A special Buddhist holiday is coming up soon, Buddha’s Enlightenment Day! Each year on April 15th Kadampa Buddhists around the world commemorate the day when Buddha Shakyamuni demonstrated the attainment of enlightenment (in the year 589 BCE).

The story of Buddha Shakyamuni’s life leading up to his enlightenment is quite remarkable, as he had to face enormous challenges. Continue reading

Welcome to our new website!

Hi there, and welcome to the new Kalpa Bhadra KBC website! We hope the new format will be easy to use, and will better describe who we are and what we do. There is a lot of new content that we think you will find interesting and helpful. We hope you’ll have fun perusing the pages to discover all of the new features. However, we’d like to point out some of the highlights.Continue reading