Nyungnay Purification Retreat

April 10 & 11

This special fasting and purification practice is traditionally done by Kadampa Centers worldwide on Buddha’s Enlightenment day, which is celebrated on April 15.

We can spend two days with Thousand-Armed (eleven-faced) Avalokiteshvara – “Mahakaruna” – the nature of our Guru’s great compassion, making exquisite offerings, praises, and prostrations and thereby accumulate huge merit, purify vast negativity for ourselves and others and receive the most powerful blessing to propel ourself swiftly along our path to enlightenment.

Wrapped within the practice of Mahayana Precepts, it involves fasting and making three sessions of prostrations, with the sadhana “Drop of Essential Nectar,” over two days. Usually, the second day is accompanied by a full fast, although strongly recommended, this is not compulsory. Everyone is welcome to join us for this special retreat.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the ritual aspect of this retreat, all of the sessions for this retreat will only be available live and not for replay. If you are in a different time zone, please attend Nyungnay at your nearest center.

Saturday, April 10

Precepts | 6:30 – 7:30am

Session 1 | 7:30 – 8:45am  

Session 2 | 10:15 – 11:30am

Session 3 | 2:00-3:30pm 

Sunday, April 11

Precepts | 6:30 – 7:00am

Session 1 | 7:00 – 8:15am

Session 2 | 10:15 – 11:30am 

Session 3 | 2:00 – 3:30pm

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Saturday & Sunday, April 10-11
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About the Teacher

teacher image Gen Kelsang Norden is the Resident Teacher of Kadampa Meditation Center Georgia. Gen Norden has been an ordained Buddhist nun since 1994 and has been teaching Buddhism and meditation in the US and the UK for over 25 years. We are very fortunate to have the opportunity to enjoy the precious dharma of Modern Buddhism with such an experienced practitioner.

Before you register...

  1. You must live in GA, AL, TN or the FL panhandle to register for classes at KMC GA.
  2. Attendees may not record online classes. Recordings will be available for sale after most classes.
  3. After you register here, be sure to check your email box (maybe your spam folder?) for a note we just sent you. This note tells you how to get the link to attend via live stream.