A place for enlightenment
with gen Losang Kelsang & gen Kelsang Tharpa
at the Temple for World Peace in Menorca
About this event
This summer we offer you a very special event. Just after the Summer Festival 2017 you have the unique opportunity to spend the rest of your spiritual holiday in Menorca IRC, a place of enlightenment and inner realization. We propose you to combine the Post-Summer Festival Retreat with Gen Losang with a very special and powerful silent retreat with Gen Tharpa based on the Wisdom of the Middle Way. In between there will be time for a bit of holiday (five days). If you wish to know a bit more of Menorca we will organize a one day guided trip to visit this beautiful island.
Discover the powerful spiritual energy of our International Retreat Centre and Temple for World Peace.
Come and visit our recent refurbished International Retreat Centre 🙂
Both retreats will be taught in English and the prayers will be also in English. For Gen Losang retreat we will provide Spanish, Italian and German simultaneous translation. We can also provide simultaneous translation to other languages if there is someone able to translate. For Tharpa retreat we will provide simultaneous translation into Spanish. We can also provide simultaneous translation to other languages if there is someone able to translate.
Special offer: free accomodation for 5 nights
If you book the whole of this two retreats you will get the accomodation at Menorca IRC from 13-17 August (5 nights) for free.
Do not miss this opportunity to enjoy a meaningful holiday!
(This promotion includes accomodation, meals and the Spiritual Programm for both retreats, also includes accomodation from 13th to 17th august completly free. The offer does not include the meals from 13-17 and the trip).
7-13 How to transform your life with Gen Losang
We are delighted to have Gen Losang guide this very special retreat. Join us in this event and deepen your understanding and experience of the teachings received during the Summer Festival 2017. Learn in a practical way how to bring these precious instructions to heart by contemplating and meditating on them. This retreat gives you the oportunity to make your human life meaningful by meditating in the correct methods to reduce and cease your experiences of problems. Train yourself in retreat in being happy all the time by developing and maintaining a peaceful mind.
13-17 Visiting Menorca
The Treasure Island: enjoy these few days relaxing and visiting our little island. Know the Talaiotic Culture and discover these misterious stones that date back to the late second millennium and early first millennium BC. We propose you one day guided trip to know these arqueological treasures hidden in our island.
18- 25 The Wisdom of the Middle Way with Gen Tharpa
In this retreat we will do in depth study contemplation and meditation on the truth or middle way between the false views, which allows us to gradually find mental balance, true peace and happyness and transform our life into the path to actual liberation. These will be based on the chapter on Ultimate truth in How to Transform your Life by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.
Gen Losang Kelsang is the National Spiritual Director of the NKT-IKBU for Switzerland, Italy and Austria and the resident teacher of both Kadampa Meditation Centre Switzerland and Kailash International Retreat Centre.
Gen Losang Kelsang was ordained as a Buddhist monk in 1983. He spent several years in retreat under the guidance of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso and later taught Kadam Dharma in many countries. He is lovingly regarded by his students for his insightful teachings and serves as an inspiration through his devoted practice.
Gen Kelsang Tharpa
Gen Tharpa, is a close disciple of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso and has been for more than 30 years giving kadampa teachings all over the world. Thanks to his great capacity to transmit with clarity the profound meaning of buddhist teachings, everyone experienced and non-experienced students enjoy listening his teachings. Gen Tharpa is a very loved monk by his disciples, and he is very apreciated for his straightforwardness , wise advice, sense of humour, humility and discipline. He is a living example of kadampa way of life and an extraordinary teacher.
7 -13th August: How to transform your life with Gen Losang
14-17th August: Visiting Menorca
18-25th August: The Wisdom of the Middle Way with Gen Tharpa
(Please note: this offer includes accomodation, food and the Spiritual Programm of both retreats, also includes the accomodation from 13th to 17th free from charge. The price does not include the trip to Menorca or the food from 13th to 18th)
Twin Room: 663€
Shared Room 4-8 people: 585€
ABOUT YOUR STAYING
If you have accomodation in marquee or camping, you should bring your own sleeping bag and towel.
The food is vegetarian. It is possible that we can offer other diets if you tell us in advance.
HOW TO GET TO THE CENTRE
With taxi or renting a car
The best reference for the taxi driver is that we are just by a restaurant called Puig de Sa Roca. Once you arrive you can calll us and we will receive you at the Temple.
Set in a privileged area of the beautiful island of Menorca (declared Biosphere Reserve), Kadam Dharma International Retreat Centre is the perfect place for solitary & group retreats. The Centre, surrounded by a pine & oak wood of great beauty give you the oportunity to relax, pacify your mind and deepen your Dharma practice by contempleting and meditating on Kadam Lamrim.
The New Kadampa Tradition – International Kadampa Buddhist Union is an international association of Mahayana Buddhist study and Meditation Centres that follow the Kadampa Buddhist Tradition founded by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.