Summer Retreat

Saturday & Sunday, 1 & 2 September

A Post Festival Retreat

with special guest Teacher, Gen Kelsang Sanden

Teachings and guided meditations on the practice of Heruka

Based on the teachings at the NKT IKBU  International Summer Festival


Kadampa Meditation Centre Fraser Valley
Unit 106 – 31581 South Fraser Way
Abbotsford, B.C.


Gen Kelsang Sanden is a Canadian Kadampa monk and Resident Teacher of our sister Centre in Vancouver, KMC Vancouver.

Many people in the Fraser Valley know and love Gen Sanden because he was the Resident Teacher here for many years.

We welcome him back for this special retreat!

About the retreat

A wonderful opportunity to spend a weekend deepening our understanding of the essential practices of Heruka. Gen Sanden will emphasize gaining heartfelt experience of these sublime practices so that we can integrate them into our daily life.

The retreat is suitable for all levels and is open to anyone who has received Highest Yoga Tantra empowerments.

The retreat will start Saturday morning and finish on Sunday afternoon. A more detailed timetable will be posted nearer the time.

Retreat Schedule


7:00 – 8:30pm  Public Talk


10:00 – 11:15am   Session 1

11:45 – 1:00pm    Session 2

1:00 – 2:00pm    Delicious Vegetarian Lunch

2:00 – 3:30pm    Session 3


10:00 – 11:15am  Session 4

11:15 – 1:00 pm  Session 5

Registration & accommodation

Public Talk  $15

Retreat  $65  ($25 for Centre Card holders)

There are two options for accommodation

  • comfortable dormitory accommodation at KMC Fraser Valley
  • nearby hotels in Abbotsford
Why not add Friday night as well?

Friday, August 31
7:00 – 8:30pm

How to Reach your Ultimate Potential

A Public Talk with Gen Sanden
at KMC Fraser Valley
Everyone welcome!

Details here