Booking for 2023 Summer Festival going live
Mar 29, 2023
Modern Kadampa Buddhism
New Kadampa Tradition - International Kadampa Buddhist Union
The Founder of Modern Kadampa Buddhism is Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, affectionately known as Venerable Geshe-la, a world-renowned meditation master and Teacher. He inspired thousands of people around the world to apply the pure teachings of Buddha to their modern lives to solve their personal problems and discover a deep and lasting inner peace and happiness. Today, the legacy of his life's work touches the lives of people of all nationalities and cultures.
"The day will come when you will do my job."
VENERABLE GESHE KELSANG GYATSO RINPOCHE
Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche devoted his entire life to making the pure teachings of Buddha available in a modern form to people throughout the world.
Now Venerable Geshe-la's followers holding him at their hearts continue his work with auspicious projects in every region of the world.
Having completed the centre during the pandemic, Kadampa Meditation Centre Aberdeen were delighted to finally welcome Kadampa’s from all over Scotland and beyond, to their official Grand Opening with Gen-la Dekyong, the General Spiritual Director of the New Kadampa Tradition.
Last weekend, Gen Kelsang Tonglam, National Spiritual Director for East Asia, granted the blessing empowerment of Buddha Manjushri at the East Asian Dharma Celebration. Kadam Dianna, Huang Yihong and Li Yingzi guided the meditations.
The Sumner Festival 2023 website is now live
Bookings open Thursday March 30, 13.00 UK time.
Take advantage of the early bird discount.
At this special event hosted by Kadampa Meditation Center Stockholm Gen-la Thubten granted the empowerment of Buddha Maitreya who is the embodiment of the loving kindness of all the Buddhas and taught methods to develop and increase our loving kindness through developing our wisdom.
Special commentary to the Liberating Prayer & International Refuge Vow Ceremony with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong.
You can attend this festival in-person or online.
The 2023 International Summer Festival is fast approaching. You will be able to book for the Festival from 13.00 UK time on Thursday March 30.Read More
350 runners circumambulated the Temple at KMC Brazil as part of a 10 km run in celebration of the 164th anniversary of the town of Cabreúva.Read More
Gen Jikgyob, Resident Teacher at KMC Geneva, answers “What can I do when I see animals suffer?”Read More
150 people gathered in Santa Fe on Saturday for a public talk organised by KMC New Mexico with guest teacher Gen-la Kelsang Jampa, Resident Teacher at IKRC Grand Canyon and Deputy Spiritual Director of NKT. Gen-la shared practical methods for experiencing true happiness by changing the mind.Read More
Recently the sangha at the newly emerging Kadampa center in Israel gathered for their third out-of-town retreat in a peaceful rural location. Their Teacher Daniel Koren guided meditations on the practice of patience as presented by Shantideva based on Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche’s book ‘Meaningful to Behold’.Read More
With its wonderful climate and beautiful scenery Australia offers many peaceful outdoor locations for practicing meditation. And from time to time the Australian Kadampa centers take full advantage of it.
Here we feature two recent events in the great outdoors
Around 200 people gathered at Phoenix Art Museum this week for a transformative evening with Gen-la Kelsang Jampa, Resident Teacher at IKRC Grand Canyon and Deputy Spiritual Director of NKT. Gen-la shared practical advice from Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche in the teaching: “If you want to be happy, you need to develop a peaceful mind; if you want to make others happy, you need to cherish them.”Read More
Recently three centers in France hosted events in which the teachers gave empowerments and commentaries.Read More
On his way to the Florida Dharma Celebration Kadam Morten stopped by Kadampa Meditation Center Fort Lauderdale and gave a talk to 77 happy attendees. Many people stayed after the talk to enjoy food and conversation.Read More
Gen Rinchung, National Spiritual Director of Argentina, Peru & Uruguay and Resident Teacher at KMC Argentina, answers “Can you have a positive experience of death?”Read More
In the heart of everyone is a limitless potential of love, compassion and wisdom
The main function of the Buddha Jewel is to reveal the spiritual path to disciples by giving perfect Dharma teachings; the main function of the Dharma Jewel is to protect living beings from fear and suffering; and the main function of the Sangha Jewel is to help others by setting a good example. If we go for refuge knowing this, this is going for refuge understanding the different functions of the Three Jewels.