Turning Loneliness into Love, a Buddhist Perspective

Saturday, February 17th | 10:30 am – 12 pm

Public Talk with Gen Kelsang Rigpa

In Person | Streaming available for members

Join us for this special Saturday morning talk and meditation, in which Gen Kelsang Rigpa, Western US National Spiritual Director and Resident Teacher of KMC LA, will show us how to transform feelings of lack, envy, and loneliness into confidence, contentment, and love for ourselves and others.

  1. Schedule:

  2. 10:30 am – 12 pm | Public Talk
  3. 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm | Optional Vegetarian Catered Lunch (Pre-register below)
  5. Gen Rigpa will also be giving another public talk—Calm Anxiety: The Healing Power of Meditation—at Mahakaruna KBC in Petaluma, Calif. on February 16th.


$20 / $10 for Members

$17 Additional for vegetarian catered lunch, while supplies last.

Bring a friend for $10! Non-Members: Use discount code GRPTFFOR10 to get $10 off, when you add two regular priced items to your booking cart.

Enjoy great savings while supporting the temple by becoming a member.


SPECIAL EVENT: Real Connection in a Digital Age

WHEN:  Feb 17th | 10:30 am – 12 pm

COST:  $20 / $10 for Members

TEACHER: Gen Kelsang Rigpa


BART: 16th Street Mission

MUNI: 14, 49, 22, 33

Metered street parking or parking garage at 42 Hoff St, San Francisco, CA 94110

Bike parking in rear of building


Gen Kelsang Rigpa is an American Buddhist monk and Resident Teacher at Kadampa Meditation Center LA. He is also the NKT Western US National Spiritual Director. His heartfelt and practical teachings are presented with warmth and humor, making them accessible to everyone. Through clearly presenting the teachings of Buddha, he is able to help people from all walks of life discover for themselves how to integrate wisdom, compassion and spiritual power into their modern life.