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Teacher Training Program

The Teacher Training Program (TTP) is designed for people who wish to train as authentic Dharma Teachers in the New Kadampa Tradition. In addition to completing the study of fourteen texts of Sutra and Tantra, including the six texts studied on the Foundation Program, students are required to observe certain commitments with regard to behaviour and way of life, and to complete a number of meditation retreats each year.  

The Teacher Training Program is not a walk-in program and enrollment is required.  When TTP students sign up they have a strong intention and commit to complete the study of all 12 subjects without stopping. Students must have received Highest Yoga Tantra empowerments within the New Kadampa Tradition in order to study most of the books in TTP. 

Read a transcript of a talk given by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche on the benefits of the Foundation Program & Teacher Training Program here.

$100 per month

Wednesday evenings 6:30pm-9pm

Chanted Meditation 5:45m-6:30pm


Fall Schedule:


Wednesday, August 24th Introduction to Lamrim Retreat

Thursday, August 25th-August 28th Lamrim Retreat


Wednesday, August 31st Class


Wednesday, September 7th Class

Wednesday, September 14th Class

Wednesday, September 21st Class

Wednesday, September 28th Class


Wednesday, October 5th Class

Wednesday, October 12th Class

Wednesday, October 19th No Class - Fall Festival

Wednesday, October 26th Class


Wednesday, November 2nd

Wednesday, November 9th

Wednesday, November 16th

Wednesday, November 23rd No Class - Thanksgiving Break

Wednesday, November 30th Class


Wednesday, December 7th Introduction to Vajrasattva Retreat

Thursday, December 8th-December 11th Vajrasattva Retreat


Wednesday, December 14th Class

Wednesday, December 21st Discussion

Wednesday, December 28th Wishfulfilling Jewel with tsog


Wednesday, January 11th Introduction to Lamrim Retreat

Thursday, January 5th-Sunday, January 8th Lamrim Retreat


Wednesday, January 18th Introduction to Mahamudra Retreat

Thursday, January 12th-Sunday, January 15th Mahamudra Retreat

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