Kadampa Buddhism

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

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.

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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EMPTINESS & BLISS

As the January retreat at Manjushri KMC reaches its half way point, the retreat changes to a Tantric retreat led by Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong, the Resident Teacher and General Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU.

STUDIOWATCH 5

More amazing things have been happening in the Kadampa Art Studio in the last couple of weeks.

TIME FOR RETREAT 6

At Manjushri KMC, the mother center of Modern Kadampa Buddhism, the whole of January is given over to retreat.

TIME FOR RETREAT 5

The Vajrayogini counting retreat in Mexico is so inspiring. The center has rented a hacienda a couple of hours outside Mexico City, which has enabled them to set strict boundaries and enjoy a degree of silence and isolation not available in the city.
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