Kadampa Buddhism

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

Asian Festival & Tharpa Asia

Asian Festival & Tharpa Asia The works of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche are published by Tharpa Publications, which currently publishes them in 14 languages and distributes through 17 websites worldwide. In the run up to the Asian Festival in Hong Kong in December this year, we take a brief look at Tharpa Asia, which … Read more

Medicine for the mind

Medicine for the mind The US Midwest Dharma Celebration, entitled Medicine for the MInd, was held this weekend at Kadampa Meditation Center Madison with Gen Kelsang Demo the NKT-IKBU Midwestern US National Spiritual Director. Gen Demo granted the empowerment of Medicine Buddha and taught how to use the practice to benefit both ourself and others. … Read more

Branching out in Bogotá

KADAM DHARMA IN SOUTH AMERICA Branching out in Bogotá KMC Colombia recently began to extend its reach in the Bogotá area with a phased programme of public talks eventually leading to four new branches around the city – in Niza, Cedritos, Teusaquillo, and Cajicá. These talks are also given in the main center in Chapinero. … Read more

A deeply peaceful experience

KADAM DHARMA IN SOUTH AMERICA A deeply peaceful experience This weekend, less than six months after opening their new center in Santiago, KMC Chile, hosted the Chile National Kadampa Festival with Gen-la Kelsang Jampa, the Deputy Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU. Gen-la Jampa granted the empowerment of Buddha Maitreya and gave teachings on loving kindness to … Read more

The three spheres of our spiritual life

The three spheres of our spiritual life Understanding how we can be part of the International Temples Project Last night in the Temple for World Peace at Manjushri KMC was special. We enjoyed an informal evening with Gen-la Dekyong, Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU, to celebrate the work of the International Temples Project. On the menu … Read more

Where does the gold come from?

Where does the gold come from? View photo gallery The first thing you see when you approach a Temple is the glistening gold of the vajras, deer and Dharma wheels. If you have been following the posts from the Kadampa Art Studio in recent weeks you will have seen how hours and hours of sanding … Read more