These meaningful weekend retreats are a great way to get away from the stresses of busy life and take a break. The meditation retreats are suitable for beginners and those with more experience and are a great way to learn new things or deepen your present spiritual understanding and experience. Everyone is welcome.

See below for upcoming weekend breaks


SOUTH AFRICAN DHARMA CELEBRATION – Blessing Empowerment of Arya Tara @ Vajrapani Kadampa Buddhist Centre
Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm – Nov 10 @ 1:15 pm

South African Dharma Celebration

8th – 10th November


During this very special weekend, Gen Pagpa will grant the blessing empowerment of White Tara, an enlightened being who bestows long life, good fortune and wisdom. We need a long life to complete our spiritual practice, we need wisdom to free ourselves and others from our daily pain and problems, and we need good fortune or positive energy to achieve a long-lasting experience of inner peace and happiness.
Everyone welcome.


Friday 8th November  
7pm – 8:30pmIntroduction
Saturday 9th November
9am – 10amMeditation
11am – 1pmTeaching
3pm – 4:30pmTeaching
5pm – 5:45pmWhite Tara Prayers
Sunday 10th November
9am – 10:30amTeaching
11:30am – 1:15pmChanted Prayers:
Offering to the Spiritual Guide


Cost: R550 whole weekend.
Please book online:
Venue: Vajrapani Kadampa Buddhist Centre
The Colony, 345 Jan Smuts Ave, Craighall
Any queries please email:
or call: 011 447 2746



About the Teacher:
Gen Pagpa:

Gen Kelsang Pagpa, the National Spiritual Director for Kadampa Buddhism in South Africa is well loved for his good heart and inspiring practical teachings.