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01 April 2023

Celebrating the New Kadampa Tradition

The first Saturday in April is set aside to commemorate the founding of NKT-IKBU by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche in 1991.

Message from Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong, General Spiritual Director

Featured Video celebrating the NKT Day

Throughout his life Venerable Geshe-la worked tirelessly to lay the foundations for pure Kadampa Buddhism to flourish in this world for many generations to come, bringing inner peace to everyone.

Today, nourished by his blessings, Venerable Geshe-la's faithful followers continue his life's work of flourishing Kadam Dharma throughout the world.


Through these activities the New Kadampa Tradition continues to benefit countless living beings both now and in the future.

Watch the new NKT Day video to celebrate the remarkable projects that are taking place around the world, bringing the vision of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche of World Peace to life.

NKT-IKBU - New Kadampa - UK - KMC Atisha at Madhyamaka -Photo 24-03-2024, 13 12 58

Retreats to Connect with Our Good Heart

NKT-IKBU - New Kadampa - South America - KBC Uruguay -DSCF4328

Finding Refuge in Buddhist Teachings


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