Kadampa Buddhism

The official site of the New Kadampa Tradition -
International Kadampa Buddhist Union
Founder: Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

Buddhism and meditation for the modern world

Welcome to the online home of the New Kadampa Tradition – International Kadampa Buddhist Union (NKT-IKBU) founded by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.

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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Follow the International Fall Festival 2014 live on social media

Keep up-to-date with the latest photos, quotes and videos live from the Festival. Follow the official NKT Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Google+ channels.

We hope you enjoy and share this special spiritual holiday.

Fall Festival Update - Important Information

NKT-IKBU International Festivals newsletter – giving you information on the latest news and activities related to the upcoming international Festivals

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Fall Festival - Hotel Availability Update

The following rooms are still available for the Fall Festival at KMC New York, 17-23 October,2014.

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Fall Festival Inspiration

The NKT-IKBU International Fall Festival 2014 is sure to be a wonderful event deeply enjoyed by all those who attend.

Kadampa Meditation Center New York is the perfect environment to enjoy a meaningful and inspiring spiritual holiday.

Experience modern Buddhism in action, receive inspiring teachings, meet and reunite with like-minded friends, and relax and enjoy the peaceful and scenic environment of the Kadampa World Peace Temple.

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KMC New York

KMC New York

KMC New York is located on 82 acres in Glen Spey, New York, in the beautiful Delaware River Valley, approximately a two hour drive from New York City, and just minutes from the New Jersey and Pennsylvania borders...

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Mahamudra Tantra

Mahamudra Tantra

Mahamudra Tantra introduces a new world of meditation. It explains how we can use our imagination as a powerful tool in our spiritual practice . . .

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Meditation alone is not sufficient to attain Dharma realizations, even though we may apply great effort. To create the right conditions for our meditation to succeed we need also to engage in practices for accumulating merit and purifying negativities.

Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, Universal Compassion

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