Kadampa Buddhism

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International Kadampa Buddhist Union
Founder: Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

International Kadampa Festivals

International Kadampa Festivals are special courses taught by the Spiritual Director and Deputy Spiritual Director of the New Kadampa Tradition.

The Festivals include teachings and empowerments from the principal Teacher, reviews and meditations led by senior NKT Teachers, chanted meditations and offering ceremonies, and retreats to consolidate and deepen your understanding and experience.

Open to everyone, these International Festivals are a wonderful opportunity to meet with Buddhist practitioners from all over the world and share experience and understanding with them.

Three Annual Festivals

There are three International Festivals each year:

See the menu on the right for details

Festival diaries

To find out what it is like to attend an International Festival, visit the Festival Diaries section where you can view videos, photos, and reviews of previous International Festivals.

Helping the Temples Project

The profits from these Festivals support the International Temples Project.

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