Empowerment of Green Tara
and Teachings on “Advice from Atisha’s Heart”
Open to everyone, the annual US Festival is an opportunity for people from around the country to gather together to renew our inspiration. It provides us with a chance for meaningful relaxation and a spiritual vacation. The Festival includes teachings which are personal advice to improve our lives, meditations to take these teachings deeply into our hearts, and plenty of time to spend with friends in the peaceful environment of Kadampa Meditation Center New York and the World Peace Temple.
Green Tara is the female Buddha of active compassion and is known as the “Great Liberator” who can swiftly and dynamically free living beings from problems and fear. Through receiving the empowerment of Green Tara, we will receive her inspiration, constant care and protection.
Gen-la Dekyong, the General Spiritual Director of the New Kadampa Tradition, will also give commentary to Advice from Atisha’s Heart. Atisha was the great Indian Buddhist Master who originally established Kadampa Buddhism in Tibet. While in Tibet he gave his disciples this special essential teaching. If we take this personal advice to heart, it will enable us to keep a happy and healthy mind throughout our busy daily life. By relying on Buddha Tara and developing a deep understanding of Atisha’s advice, we will attain special wisdom that can make every moment of our life meaningful.