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Sat, Mar 05


Kadampa Meditation Center North Carolina

Becoming Extraordinary: An Introduction to Buddhist Tantra Meditation Retreat

Meditation classes with teachings by modern Buddhist monk Gen Kelsang Norbu

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Becoming Extraordinary: An Introduction to Buddhist Tantra Meditation Retreat
Becoming Extraordinary: An Introduction to Buddhist Tantra Meditation Retreat

Time & Location

Mar 05, 2022, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM EST

Kadampa Meditation Center North Carolina, 528 East Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28203, USA

About the event

*Please note: We are offering this retreat in person or via Zoom livestream. If you choose Zoom livestream, then after you submit payment, you will receive a link to the meeting. This link is for your personal use only* 

“You should never abandon Highest Yoga Tantra, but realize that it has inconceivable meaning and is the very essence of Buddhadharma.” - Buddha, Condensed Heruka Root Tantra  

This year, the International Kadampa Fall Festival in Australia is going to include the Highest Yoga Tantra empowerments of Heruka and Vajrayogini. These empowerments are usually offered only once every 2 years in the New Kadampa Tradition of modern Buddhism. So if you think you might want to learn more about these practices and start experimenting with the meditations, you would be well-advised to go ahead and take advantage of the opportunity to receive these empowerments this year.  

To introduce people to Buddhist Tantric meditation, we are offering this March 5 retreat, which will also help establish a basic foundation of understanding, in preparation for the actual Festival in the fall.  

Although Tantra is very popular, not many people understand its real meaning. Tantra, also known as “Secret Mantra” or “Vajrayana,” is a special method to purify our world, our self, our enjoyments and our activities; and if we put this method into practice we will attain enlightenment very quickly.  

In this retreat, our Resident Teacher, Gen Norbu, will introduce the Tantric Buddhist approach to self-transformation, and guide meditations to help us let go of our oh-so-boring self-limiting preconceptions, freeing us to realize our limitless potential swiftly.  

Recommended reading: Modern Buddhism by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Free download here - or pick up a copy at KMC North Carolina's bookstore.


  • 1 hour 15 minutes

    Session 1

  • 1 hour 15 minutes

    Session 2

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