Kadampa Buddhism

New Kadampa Tradition – International Kadampa Buddhist Union
Founded by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche

Buddhism and meditation for the modern world

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

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 Rinpoche.

Featured Centers

The gift of cherishing others

In ten days time, Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab, retired General Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU, will introduce the second part of the 2019 Fall Festival.

The Blessing of Wisdom

One week today, Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong, the General Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU, will bless and open the fifth Kadampa Temple for World Peace in Arizona at IKRC Grand Canyon. How wonderful!

Why I am going to Fall Festival – 3

It is now just eight days to the Temple Opening at IKRC Grand Canyon, heralding the beginning of the 2019 Fall Festival. Here we share more inspiration from some of the fortunate people around the world who have already booked. There is still time to book if you wish!

A world away

IKRC Grand Canyon, the site of the 2019 Fall Festival, is located in the beautiful mountainous region of northern Arizona