New Kadampa Tradition – International Kadampa Buddhist Union
New Kadampa Tradition – International Kadampa Buddhist Union

Modern Kadampa Buddhism

New Kadampa Tradition - International Kadampa Buddhist Union

Founder:

VENERABLE GESHE KELSANG GYATSO RINPOCHE

Founder:

Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche

The Founder of Modern Kadampa Buddhism is Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, affectionately known as Venerable Geshe-la, a world-renowned meditation master and Teacher. He inspired thousands of people around the world to apply the pure teachings of Buddha to their modern lives to solve their personal problems and discover a deep and lasting inner peace and happiness. Today, the legacy of his life's work touches the lives of people of all nationalities and cultures.


"The day will come when you will do my job."
VENERABLE GESHE KELSANG GYATSO RINPOCHE

Working for world peace

FOLLOWING IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE SPIRITUAL GUIDE

Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche devoted his entire life to making the pure teachings of Buddha available in a modern form to people throughout the world.

Now Venerable Geshe-la's followers holding him at their hearts continue his work with auspicious projects in every region of the world.

International Festivals

Celebrating our International Festivals

11 May 2024

As we enter the Kadampa Festival season we can rejoice in these marvellous events that give so much to our world

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Extraordinary courses to explore the power of positive minds

10 May 2024

In the last few weeks, participants in France, Sweden and South Africa have had the opportunity to engage in various courses to explore the power of positive minds.

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Kadampa Events for Families

09 May 2024

Family time whilst cultivating inner peace and positive states of mind? It is possible to create meaningful activities for whole families as Kadampa Centers are open to everybody. Recently KMC Mexico, KMC Brasil, and Manjushri KMC organized fun and meaningful events for kids & families.

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More Dharma developments in South America

08 May 2024

Dharma is developing in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) as students pay their first visit to their new premises, and Dharma is taught for the first time in Rosario (Argentina) with a public talk followed by a retreat.

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Renewal, joy and togetherness at Dharma Celebrations in Northeastern USA and New Zealand

07 May 2024

Two powerful and renewing Dharma Celebrations featured Je Tsongkhapa empowerment in the Kadampa World Peace Temple in New York and Buddha Amitayus empowerment in New Zealand.

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New Kadampa Information

What is the New Kadampa Tradition? Here we try to answer all your questions.

Visit site newkadampatruth.org

Festivals & Celebrations

Celebrating our International Festivals

As we enter the Kadampa Festival season we can rejoice in these marvellous events that give so much to our world

Study & Meditation

Extraordinary courses to explore the power of positive minds

In the last few weeks, participants in France, Sweden and South Africa have had the opportunity to engage in various courses to explore the power of positive minds.

Centers

Kadampa Events for Families

Family time whilst cultivating inner peace and positive states of mind? It is possible to create meaningful activities for whole families as Kadampa Centers are open to everybody. Recently KMC Mexico, KMC Brasil, and Manjushri KMC organized fun and meaningful events for kids & families.

Study & Meditation

More Dharma developments in South America

Dharma is developing in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) as students pay their first visit to their new premises, and Dharma is taught for the first time in Rosario (Argentina) with a public talk followed by a retreat.

Festivals & Celebrations

Renewal, joy and togetherness at Dharma Celebrations in Northeastern USA and New Zealand

Two powerful and renewing Dharma Celebrations featured Je Tsongkhapa empowerment in the Kadampa World Peace Temple in New York and Buddha Amitayus empowerment in New Zealand.

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Words of Wisdom & Compassion

Daily quote from the collected works of Venerable Geshe-la

Fortunate ones who follow the instructions they receive, maintain respect for their Spiritual Guide, and generate fear of the lower realms, can easily develop and maintain mindfulness.

Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche,
Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life