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.

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Preparing a comfortable & rewarding Festival experience

There are many volunteers now hard at work preparing Manjushri KMC for the 2019 Summer Festival, and on Sunday they were joined by nearly 200 Teachers who took a break from their revision classes on the ITTP to help.

Teachers helping with Festival setup

Today all the Resident Teachers on the ITTP gave a whole day's work helping with the Festival set up ....

This is magical

'If we sincerely rely on Je Tsongkhapa and put his oral instructions into practice with strong faith, we will attain enlightenment very quickly. 'The great practitioner Gyalwa Ensapa and many of his followers attained enlightenment within three years through sincerely practising the oral instructions of Je Tsongkhapa. This is magical!' VENERABLE GESHE KELSANG GYATSO RINPOCHE

Taking the Bodhisattva Vow in NYC

This past weekend, more than 130 aspiring Bodhisattvas gathered at KMC NYC to receive the Bodhisattva Vow.

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