Kadampa Buddhism

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

Enjoy the magic of Sintra

Each year, besides treating us to a meaningful spiritual vacation, the Fall Festival gives us a chance to discover a different part of the world. Whereas the Spring and Summer Festivals are always held at Manjushri KMC, the Fall Festival is held a different locations and so gives us the opportunity to enjoy different countries … Read more

Fall Festival – 30 days to go, 3 magical reasons for going

1. Magical teachings Buddha Amitayus Empowerment and teachings on The New Eight Steps to Happiness with Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab. Through the empowerment of Buddha Amitayus we will receive the blessings of long life, wisdom and merit. Then through practising the teachings on The New Eight Steps to Happiness we can transform our life into a … Read more

The magic continues . . .

The Festival magic continues with the International Fall Festival in the enchanting town of Sintra in Portugal, October 5-11, 2018.

2018 Fall Festival website is now LIVE!

This year’s International Fall Festival will be held at the beautiful Kadampa World Peace Temple in Sintra, Portugal, 5 – 11 October. Booking opens 21 June, at 1pm (UK time). Visit the website for more details.

Summer Festival Booking Now Open

JUL 27 – AUG 11 Meditations that Make Our Life Precious Week 1 with Gen-la Kelsang Jampa – DSD of NKT-IKBU Teachings and meditations of Kadam Lamrim Attaining Complete Purity Week 2 with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong – GSD of NKT-IKBU Highest Yoga Tantra empowerments and commentary to the practices of Heruka Body Mandala and Vajrayogini … Read more

Spring and Summer Festival websites are now LIVE!

The Spring and Summer Festivals are held each year at Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre, the mother centre of the NKT-IKBU.   This year in Spring, Gen-la Thubten will grant the blessing empowerment of Prajnaparamita and give teachings on the Heart Sutra.  In Summer week 1, Gen-la Jampa will give Lamrim teachings as a preparation for receiving the Highest Yoga Tantra empowerments of Heruka Body Mandala and Vajrayogini in week 2 with Gen-la Dekyong. Read more…

Fall Festival 2017 ~ Tharpaland IRC ~ Newsletter 1

In a little under 6 weeks Tharpaland International Retreat Centre will host, for the first time, the International Kadampa Fall Festival. New accommodation available now! Save the date for this meaningful holiday!

Fall Festival 2017 ~ booking now open

Blessing empowerment of Buddha Avalokiteshvara and teachings on Universal Compassion October 6 – 12 At this festival, Gen-la Dekyong will explain the essential practices of training the mind (Lojong) based on Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche’s book Universal Compassion. The practices of training the mind are exceptionally powerful methods for overcoming our delusions, especially our … Read more