Based on teachings from the Spring Festival at Manjushri KMC, Gen Rigpa will guide a weekend retreat, integrating Buddha's profound Heart Sutra teachings with Tantric methods. Through training our mind in the wisdom of ultimate truth we can ripen our Buddha nature and attain the inner peace of enlightenment.
Gen Kelsang Rigpa is an American Buddhist monk, the Western US National Spiritual Director and the Resident Teacher at KMC-Hollywood and KMC-California. He is a close disciple of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, having received lineage blessings and oral transmissions directly from him.
Gen Rigpa’s heartfelt and practical teachings are presented with warmth and humor, making them accessible to everyone. He shows the joy of living a spiritual life, and is an inspiring example of Buddhism in practice. Through his clear presentation, he is able to help student discover for themselves how to integrate these timeless teachings into our modern world, making everyday life joyful and meaningful.