2021 in retrospect, Part 2

We continue our review of 2021 with selections from the news for July – December, but for auspiciousness we present this section in reverse order, beginning with the extraordinary news of Venerable Geshe-la’s return to Manjushri KMC after many years of retreat.

What is Transference of Consiousness?

At the 2021 Fall Festival, Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong the General Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU will teach a special practice of transference of consciousness in association with Buddha Tara. Here we show an excerpt of a teaching given by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche in 2013 in which he explains what transference of consciousness is.

Abiding in the blessings of the Medicine Guru

200 people from all over Germany, Austria, Switzerland and other countries around the world gathered for the German Dharma Celebration at Tharpaland International Retreat Centre . . .

NKT DAY 2019 – 1

The first Saturday in April is NKT Day, on which we celebrate the extraordinary achievements of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche in developing all the conditions for modern Kadampa Buddhism to flourish in this world.


The city of York has a special place in the history of modern Kadampa Buddhism, for it was here that Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche established his first center.

KMC Mexico City and KMC Guadalajara

The seeds of Modern Kadampa Buddhism in Mexico were sown by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche in January 1991 when he visited the country.


25 years ago, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche took up residence in Dallas area where he remained for almost three years.