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Take time to reflect, meditate and be nourished by meditations, and meaningful conversation in the peaceful environment of the world peace temple in Toronto. We offer a variety of retreats including half-day, full day or week long retreats. Unless otherwise specified, our retreats are suitable for anyone with no previous experience required. Some annual retreat have sessions that are unguided, but there are always practitioners and teachers available to give instruction on how to engage in that particular retreat and an introductory talk will usually be given at the beginning of the retreat. It is not generally necessary to attend the full retreat to take part in some retreat sessions. Please contact us with any questions.

Comfortable shared dormitory accommodations are available. Contact to book accommodation for your retreat.

The stages of the path to happiness

The Power of Kadam Lamrim

Aug 28-Sept 1, 2014

The Stages of the Path to HappinessGive your mind a meaningful holiday which will bring about a powerful and positive transformation in your life. Allow yourself to be systematically guided through meditations on the Buddhist path in the calm and peaceful environment of KMCC. Inspired by the teachings she will have received during the UK Summer Festival 2014, Gen Chögyan will share the essential practices of Kadam Lamrim


Gen Kelsang Chögyan is the Resident Teacher of Kadampa Meditation Centre Canada (KMCC). She has been studying and practising Kadampa Buddhism for many years, under the guidance of her teacher, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Gen Chögyan presents Buddha’s teachings in a practical and accessible way for everyone to apply this profound wisdom in their daily life. Through her sincere example, she inspires many students to apply joyful effort in their practice of Dharma.

Daily Schedule:

9-10:15am Session 1

11am-12:15pm Session 2

12:30-1:30pm lunch (included if booking per day)

2:30-3:45pm Session 3

4:30-5:45pm Session 4

6-6:45pm dinner (included if booking per day)

Kadampa Meditation Centre Canada (KMCC)

temple KMC Canada offers a perfect setting to engage in retreat. Enjoy morning silence, delicious vegetarian meals, and meaningful conversations, all in the inspiring environment of the world peace temple in Toronto.

631 Crawford Street
Toronto, Ontario
M6G 3K1


1.866.523.2672 • 416.762.8033 •

Cost per session: $5

Please register online or by phone if you plan to attend full days or the full retreat. However, drop-ins are welcome per session with no need to pre-register.

Cost per day*:

Non-Centre card holders Centre card holders
Thursday $30 $10
Friday $30 $10
Saturday $30 $10
Sunday $30 $10
Monday $25 $5
Full retreat $130 $45

*Meals included:

Thursday to Sunday – 2 meals
Monday – 1 meal

Please register online by clicking on the link below or by calling 416-762-8033

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