Kadampa Buddhism

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

Kadampa Centers


There are 1200 Kadampa Centers and branches in 40 countries around the world where people can study and practice the teachings of Buddha.

Find a center

These centers are open to everyone and offer a full program of introductory classes, study programs, and meditation retreats.

Non-profit organizations

All Kadampa centers are non-profit organizations dedicated to benefiting their local community, and all their profits are donated to the International Temples Project.

Different types of center

Within the New Kadampa Tradition (NKT) there is a range of centers open to the public:

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Find a center

Use the Find a Local Meditation Center search at the top of any page on this website to find a center near you that offers these classes, or visit the centers section to find out more about Kadampa Buddhist centers.

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