Kadampa Buddhism

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

Buddhism and meditation for the modern world


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

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.

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A warm welcome awaits

A warm welcome awaits

With less than two weeks to go before the Fall Festival begins, work is well under way preparing for this special event with joyful, warm-hearted people from many countries helping out. A truck of essential equipment has been loaded at the mother centre, Manjushri KMC in the UK, and is on its way to Portugal.…

A special evening in Brisbane

A special evening in Brisbane

Last night 200 people gathered in downtown Brisbane to join Gen-la Dekyong for the opening of the spectacular KMC Brisbane. Gen-la performed the traditional ribbon cutting ceremony and invited everyone into the Temple where she gave a truly inspiring talk encouraging us all to share Venerable Geshe-la’s vision to bring Kadam Dharma to every city…

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Inspiring Quote

In the scriptures, meditation on death is said to be a hammer that shatters our delusions. It is a powerful means of eliminating both our delusions and our negative actions of body, speech, and mind.

Geshe Kelsang Gyatso,
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