A Celebration of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche's Birthday and Buddha's Turning the Wheel of Dharma Day

Tuesday, June 4th

Each and every day we remember the special kindness of Venerable Geshe-la, our Root Guru and Founder of the New Kadampa Tradition. However, on this auspicious day, with joyful gratitude we offer our faith through reciting the special prayer, Request to the Holy Spiritual Guide Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso from his Faithful Disciples, and by collecting recitations of our Guru’s name mantra.

Everyone is welcome to any or all of these events.


10 am – 11:30 am | Retreat Session (Free)

4 pm – 6 pm | Offering to the Spirtual Guide Puja (Free)

6:30 pm – 7 pm | Happy Half Hour

7 pm – 8:30 pm | Special Talk ($15/Free for Members)


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SPECIAL EVENT: Offering Our Faith

WHEN: June 4th

COST:  Free/$15

TEACHER: Gen Kelsang Choma


BART: 16th Street Mission

MUNI: 14, 49, 22, 33

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