NKT Study Programmes
Tara KMC offers a comprehensive education programme consisting of the three specially designed study programmes by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso: the General Programme (GP), Foundation Programme (FP) and the Teacher Training Programme (TTP).
General Programme (GP)
The General Programme is suitable for everyone, regardless of their level of experience or background. Using Buddhist view, meditation and practice these classes offer simple and practical advice to help us solve our daily problems . We run GPs on Sundays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at Tara KMC and surrounding towns. Everyone is welcome- you do not need to be a Buddhist to attend, or to benefit from the classes- just drop into any class!
Foundation Programme (FP)
The Foundation Programme offers a more systematic study of Buddha’s Sutra teachings based on commentaries by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. We run FP on a Sunday 2.00pm – 6.30pm.
Teacher Training Programme (TTP)
The Teacher Training Programme is designed for those who wish to train as qualified Kadampa Buddhist Teachers, the TTP includes in depth study of Sutra and Tantra and extensive meditation retreats (see Retreats for dates and retreat schedules). We run TTP on Mondays and Tuesdays. Monday 6.00am – 8.00am and 7.30pm – 9.30pm and Tuesday 7.30pm – 9.30pm.