Our center is closed from July 28 to August 20 inclusively. Indeed, the Kadampa International Summer Festival will be held from July 29 to August 13 inclusively, then will follow our summer break week.

We look forward to see you again on August 21.

See the full schedule of upcoming activities.

Retreats & Events
Quebec Dharma Celebration
A Wisdom Protector for a powerful & confident practice, Blessing empowerment of Dorje Shugden
September 23-25, 2021


We encounter all kinds of obstacles in our desire to improve ourselves, to overcome our negativities, and to make progress on the path to pure happiness. We therefore need to develop great confidence in our practice and in our ability to deal with adversity throughout our spiritual development.

A Dharma Protector is a fully enlightened being whose primary function is to pacify obstacles and to provide favorable conditions for the development of love, compassion and wisdom. Thus it is essential to create a link with him if we sincerely wish to make progress on the path. Dorje Shugden is the principal protector of Kadampa practitioners. By creating a connection with him, day after day, we will come to feel his positive influence in our practice. We will gradually be able to transform all our daily experiences into the path to liberation and enlightenment with great confidence and assurance. In this way, we ourselves will become a protector for all living beings. How wonderful!

At this Dharma Celebration, join people from all over Quebec to contemplate the profound teachings of our National Spiritual Director Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab and receive the empowerment of Dorje Shugden, the Dharma Protector.

See our « What is an Empowerment? » page to learn more.

Open to everyone • No pre-requisites • Pre-registration required • In person


Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab is the National Spiritual Director of the New Kadampa Tradition (NKT) for Canada and the Resident Teacher of Kadampa Meditation Centre Canada in Toronto.

He has trained under Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche for over forty years and carries the lineage of his blessings in his heart. An internationally renowned teacher, he is widely admired for his powerful teachings, wisdom, great humility and loving-kindness. This makes him a pure example for thousands of Kadampa practitioners around the world. He is also known for his deep understanding of Buddha’s teachings and his ability to convey their meaning in a way that is easily understood by everyone.

At Centre de méditation kadampa de Montréal
835 Laurier E, Montréal, Qc
Fees & Registration
$175 / full weekend


$20 / introduction
$160 / Saturday & Sunday

Friday, Sept. 23 Saturday, Sept. 24 Sunday, Sept. 25
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. • Sodjong (for ordained persons only) 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. • Guided Meditation 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. • Guided Meditation
7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. • Introduction 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. • Empowerment with Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. • Teachings #2 with Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab
4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. • Teachings #1 with Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. • Teachings #3 with Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab
7 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. • Offering to the Spiritual Guide


We are a non-profit charity organization. All financial contributions go to support the activities of KMCM and any extras go to support the activities of the International Temples Project (ITP), an international fund dedicated to public benefit.

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