The Power of Love – Online Retreat with International Buddhist Teacher and Buddhist Nun Gen Demo

What does it mean to love someone? Can authentic love cause pain? How can we become aware of unspoken expectations? Caring about others is one of the most beautiful and meaningful things we can do. But it can get complicated. We can become possessive, jealous, insecure and hurt.

Gen Demo will share how to increase the power of our love in a way that only brings happiness and joy, by revealing three special types of love that can eradicate every suffering appearance we have. This is why it’s worth building love in our heart to protect us from any trouble.

Through the teachings and meditations in this retreat you can find new approaches and develop new insights into your experience of caring about and loving others.

The course is suitable for everyone, including beginners. All sessions include teaching and time for contemplation. Everyone is welcome!

Note. This event will delivered online. After registering you will receive viewing instructions. This weekend event will have a replay option for a full week.



Gen Kelsang Demo is the Midwestern US National Spiritual Director and the Resident Teacher at Kadampa Meditation Center Washington DC. She has been a student of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche for over 20 years and has been teaching Kadampa Buddhism since 1998.

Gen Demo shows an inspiring example of someone who, for several decades, has devoted themselves wholeheartedly to the practice of Buddha’s teachings. She has taught at Dharma Centers in Oregon, Washington, Kansas, New York, Florida, and Indiana.

Gen Demo is deeply respected as a powerful teacher and sincere practitioner. She demonstrates a wealth of practical knowledge and provides clear and inspiring teachings for people of all levels of interest. She is greatly admired for her warm and heartfelt teachings.

Friday, February 26 & Saturday, February 27 | ONLINE

Friday 26 | 7:00p – 8:15p.

Saturday 27 | 10:00a – 3:00p. (plus Q & A at the end)

Session 1:  10:00a – 11:00a

Session 2:  11:30a – 12:30p

Session 3:  2:00p – 3:00p (at the end, there will be a LIVE Q&A with Gen Demo at 3pm to join as a ZOOM Meeting)

with Gen Demo

Cost | $40 for the whole event (Friday & Saturday)


During this event we will be using the Liberating Prayer. If you are not familiar with this, and would like to join in, you can find the text here.

This special event is being offered by livestream for those in the New England region of the US (including MA, VT, NH & ME; outside this area?  Find a Kadampa Center near you). Registrants will receive a link enabling them to watch and listen by phone, tablet or computer.

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  • Teachings and Meditations
     February 26, 2021 - February 27, 2021
     7:00 pm - 3:00 pm