Kadampa Buddhism

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

Happy NKT Day 2017

The first Saturday in April is set aside to commemorate the founding of NKT–IKBU by Venerable Geshe Kelsang in 1991. The occasion is marked by special events and by pujas and dedications at Kadampa centers worldwide. Prayers are made for the flourishing of Kadam Dharma throughout the world so that all living beings might quickly find permanent … Read more

Spring Festival: Save the Date! and Whats New?

At the 2009 Spring Festival, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche granted the blessing empowerment of Buddha Maitreya for the first time. This year will be only the second time this empowerment has been given at an International Festival. An opportunity not to be missed!
Read more in the latest newsletter.

Open Letter

On 11 August 2000, during a meeting with the Members of the NKT Education Council, the Members requested Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso to explain the relationship between himself and Trijang Tulku, who was chosen by the present Dalai Lama. Venerable Geshe-la replied as follows

International Temples Day 2016

~ November 5, 2016 ~ On the first Saturday in November Kadampa centers worldwide celebrate the International Temples Project. Special events are held to raise funds for the project and prayers are made for the success and flourishing of the project and to dedicate the project to world peace. On the first Saturday in November … Read more