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Offering our Faith Day Retreat – Celebrating Venerable Geshe-la

June 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


A special day of retreat at Vajrapani KBC

Every day we remember the extraordinary kindness of Venerable Geshe-la, our Root Guru and Founder of the New Kadampa Tradition.

But on the auspicious day June 4, at Kadampa centres around the world, with minds of rejoicing and gratitude, we offer him our faith through using special prayers and collecting our Guru’s name mantra in a one-day retreat.



Session 1: 09 :00 – 10:15

Session 2: 11:00 – 12:15 

Lunch: You can bring your own lunch or visit one of the many restaurants in the centre.

Session 3: 14:30 – 16:00


The prayer booklets we will use for the Retreat are available for the day.



Everyone Welcome !


About the Teacher:  

As a student of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, Gen Kelsang Mila is a modern – day Kadampa Nun and the resident teacher of Vajrapani Kadampa Buddhist Centre. She has been a student of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche for 19 years and ordained for thirteen years. Her teachings are always practical and easy to apply to everyday life.


How to Join in ?

In Person at Vajrapani Kadampa Buddhist Center

The Woods, 345 Jan Smuts Ave, Upper level, Craighall Park, 2196

Please use the Rothesay Avenue entrance to the parking lot. Park at Baby City and use those steps to come up to the upper level courtyard.

You are invited to arrive 15  minutes before the event starts to register and settle in or have a cup of tea or coffee.  We have a book shop to browse, water on sale.  There is secure and ample parking.


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June 4
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Vajrapani Kadampa Buddhist Centre
073 585 2557


Gen Kelsang Mila


The Woods, 345 Jan Smuts Ave, Craighall Park, Randburg
Johannesburg, Gauteng 2196 South Africa
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