New Kadampa Tradition

The New Kadampa Tradition – International Kadampa Buddhist Union (NKT – IKBU) is an international association of centers for the study and meditation of Mahayana Buddhism founded by the Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso in 1991. Its goal is to offer practical wisdom of Kadampa Buddhism to the people of the modern world.

Thanks to Geshe Kelsang's kindness and work, today there are more than XNUMX centers and groups in more thanXNUMX countries around the world offering the wisdom and advice of the Buddha.

The NKT-IKBU follows the pure tradition of Mahayana Buddhism handed down in an unbroken lineage since Shakyamuni Buddha through the Kadampa masters of old Atisha and Je Tsongkhapa and introduced to the West by Geshe Kelsang. The goal of the NKT – IKBU is to spread the Buddhist faith throughout the world. It is a totally independent Buddhist tradition without any political affiliation.

The NKT – IKBU is an international non-profit organization registered in England as a not-for-profit company and organization.