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 … Read more

A vast ocean of good fortune

Our recent news items about the opening of the urban temples in Malaga and Atlanta, and the remarkable progress being made on the new temple in Arizona, perfectly illustrate the vision and dedication of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche to bring Modern Kadampa Buddhism to people throughout the world by building temples where they live … Read more

After the festival, time to absorb

After each of the three International Festivals, local Kadampa centers around the world organise follow-up retreats to give participants time to absorb the meaning of the teachings and empowerments they have just received.

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.

Coming to Toronto is easier than you think! – Latest Fall Festival newsletter

This October 7-13, we have the special opportunity to receive the Highest Yoga Tantra empowerments and commentary to the practices of Heruka Body Mandala and Vajrayogini from Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab. This is the first time these empowerments have been given in North America since Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso granted them in 2003 in Toronto. Read … Read more

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Bonus Bulletin – 11 July

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Kadampa Events For Families in Spain

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Visiting Teachers sharing Buddha’s Wisdom

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Wisdom and spiritual power