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

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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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Rainbows, snow mountains and sparkling gold

Rainbows, snow mountains and sparkling gold

Templewatch Arizona – Update #3 Two weeks on and the Temple doorway structures are almost complete – and bathed in rainbows! Next week the construction of the steel framework begins. Kind volunteers from New Mexico, Phoenix and Ohio have been helping with the project in recent weeks. The first snow of the year has fallen, … Read more

Kadam Dharma comes to Japan

Kadam Dharma comes to Japan

Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche has appointed Gen Kelsang Shindro as the Resident Teacher of the new Kadampa Meditation Centre Tokyo. Yesterday NKT-IKBU signed the lease on a property for the City Temple. Work now begins on renovating the interior. Meanwhile at the Kadampa Studio at Manjushri KMC in the UK the statues for the … Read more

A very special opportunity

A very special opportunity

Cast an eye over the Kadampa posts from recent weeks and you will have a glimpse of the extraordinary work of the International Temples Project around the world. Magnificent temples appearing in Arizona and Malaga, city temples in many countries, exquisite statues, books in many languages, Dharma Celebrations, National Festivals and the International Fall Festival. … Read more

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The sign that we have realized great compassion is that whenever we see another living being we have the spontaneous wish for them to be free from their sufferings.

Geshe Kelsang Gyatso,
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