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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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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…

Buddha’s Return from Heaven Day

Buddha’s Return from Heaven Day

September 22 marks the celebration of Buddha’s return from heaven. On this day we celebrate Buddha’s return from the desire god realm called Land of the Thirty-three Heavens, so-called because it has thirty-three different types of god. Traditionally this day also marks the end of the summer retreat. Every year, during the summer months, Buddha…

Celebrating Dharma in the north of England

Celebrating Dharma in the north of England

Madhyamaka KMC in the north of England has a special place in the history of modern Kadampa Buddhism because it was the first center established by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Rinpoche in 1978, soon after he arrived in the UK. In founding Madhyamaka Centre Venerable Geshe-la sowed a potent seed, and since that time hundreds of…

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Whenever Lamrim practitioners experience difficulties and suffering they think: 'Countless other living beings experience greater suffering and difficulties than I do', and in this way they develop or increase their compassion for all living beings, which leads them quickly to the supreme happiness of enlightenment.

Geshe Kelsang Gyatso,
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