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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Talking about the Dharma Protector

Practitioners old and new share their experiences of relying on the Wisdom Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden

How to grow Dharma realisations

Practical advice from Gen-la Jampa - perfect preparation for the Fall Festival

The benefits of memorisation

In The Mirror of Dharma with Additions, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoch gives great encouragement to memorize the Introduction as a basis for contemplating the instructions presented in the remaining chapters

The joy of working at the Kadampa Art Studio

Over the last year or more, we have watched as many extraordinarily beautiful statues and art forms have been produced for the new Temple in Arizona