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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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Turning the Wheel of Dharma Day

Turning the Wheel of Dharma Day

The anniversary of Buddha’s first teaching in this world, which is called ‘Turning the Wheel of Dharma Day’, is celebrated on June 4 by Kadampa Buddhist throughout the world. It is an extremely auspicious day during which the karmic effect of our actions is greatly multiplied.

This day also marks the birthday of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, the Founder of NKT-IKBU, who was born on Turning the Wheel of Dharma Day in 1931.

2016 International Fall Festival Announcement

2016 International Fall Festival Announcement

Highest Yoga Tantra Empowerments and Commentary to the Practices of Heruka Body Mandala and Vajrayogini Toronto, Canada   7 – 13 October with Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab This year’s Fall Festival will be the first time since 2003, when Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche granted the empowerments of Heruka and Vajrayogini, that the international Kadampa community…

Inspiring Quote

Dorje Shugden will bless our minds to help us transform difficult situations into the spiritual path, and he will open the wisdom eyes of his faithful followers, enabling them always to make the right decisions. Although physically they may find themselves alone, inwardly those who put their trust in him will never be apart from a powerful ally and a wise and compassionate guide.

Geshe Kelsang Gyatso,
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