Kadampa Buddhism

The New Kadampa Tradition - International Buddhist Union
Founded by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

Buddhism and meditation for the modern world


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The New Kadampa Tradition – International Kadampa Buddhist Union is an international association of Mahayana Buddhist study and meditation centres that follow the Kadampa Buddhist tradition founded by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.

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International Temples Day 2016

International Temples Day 2016

~ November 5, 2016 ~ On the first Saturday in November Kadampa centers worldwide celebrate the International Temples Project. Special events are held to raise funds for the project and prayers are made for the success and flourishing of the project and to dedicate the project to world peace. On the first Saturday in November…

Inspiring Quote

There are four main benefits of the meditations on taking and giving: they are powerful methods (1) to purify the potentialities of non-virtuous actions that cause us to experience incurable diseases such as cancer; (2) to accumulate a great collection of merit; (3) to ripen our potentiality to be able to benefit all living beings; and (4) to purify our mind.

Geshe Kelsang Gyatso,
Modern Buddhism


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