Post Spring Festival Retreat 2017

1 – 6 June 2017


Maitreya – The Buddha of Loving Kindness – Love is the True Protection

guided silent retreat with special guest teacher Kadam Morten Clausen

On this retreat Kadam Morten will guide us in the tantric self-generation practice of Maitreya Buddha. Through this joyful and creative practice we learn to connect to our own potential for enlightenment and to actualize it swiftly. An opportunity to discover the healing power and protection of love with Kadam Morten in the perfect conditions of silent retreat.

Kadam Morten Clausen is the Eastern US National Spiritual Director of the New Kadampa Tradition and Resident Teacher at the Kadampa Meditation Center New York City, and also Bodh Gaya Center in Bayside, Queens. For over 30 years he has been a close student of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.

Kadam Morten is greatly admired as a meditation teacher and is especially known for his clarity, humor and inspirational presentation of Dharma. His teachings are always practical and easy to apply to everyday life. Through his gentle and joyful approach and his peaceful example, he has helped many people find true happiness in their hearts.


On the ground of equanimity pour the water of love and sow the seed of compassion. From these the medicinal tree of bodhichitta will arise.”
excerpt from The Oral Instructions of Mahamudra by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche


Price includes accommodation, retreat sessions and three meals a day:

  • Single Room:  360€
  • Shared Room:  270€
  • Dormitory:  215€   please bring a sleeping bag (pillowcase and fitted sheet are provided)


Arrival at Tharpaland: Registration opens on Thursday 1st of June at 4.30pm and the retreat ends on Tuesday 6th June with lunch.