“The practice of the mandala offering is a scientific method to attain the Pure Land of a Buddha.”
– Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, The Oral Instructions of Mahamudra
The meditative practice of offering the mandala is a powerful method to accumulate merit, or positive energy in the mind. Merit is the main cause of experiencing good fortune in the future. In this retreat we will learn how to engage in the practice of offering the mandala according to the special instructions given in The Oral Instructions of Mahamudra by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.
11:00am – 12:30pm – Session 1: Teaching & commentary to the practice of mandala offerings
2:00pm – 3:00pm – Session 2: Guided mandala offering meditation #1
4:00pm – 5:00pm – Session 3: Guided mandala offering meditation #2
This retreat will be based on instructions contained within the book The Oral Instructions of Mahamudra by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.
An e-book is available to download from Tharpa Publications at:
Live Stream or Replay Later
This event will be held online via live streaming video. You can view the live transmission on your computer, smartphone or tablet. After registering we will email you the link to view the live stream. A recording of the event will also be available to replay afterwards for two weeks. You must register in advance in order to watch the replay.
About the Teacher
Gen Kelsang Tashi is a Buddhist monk and the Resident Teacher of Kadampa Meditation Center Miami. He has been practicing meditation in the Kadampa tradition for over 12 years. His gentle approach to meditation emphasizes the importance of keeping a happy and positive mind. He is appreciated for his clear, light-hearted and practical presentation of Buddhist teachings.
Cancellation Policy: If you cancel 24 hours prior to commencement of the event we will refund all except 25%. If you cancel on, or after, the event, no refunds are given. Exceptions may be made in circumstances such as sickness or bereavement; you should apply by e-mail to email@example.com within 2 weeks of the end of the event. Any non-refunded fees arising from cancellations are donated to the NKT-IKBU International Temples Project.