Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
Author of Books on Buddhism & Meditation
Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso is a fully accomplished meditation master and internationally renowned teacher of Buddhism.
He is the author of 20 highly acclaimed books on Buddhism and the founder of over 900 Kadampa Meditation Centers and Groups throughout the world.
Geshe Kelsang presents Buddha's teachings clearly and practically, empowering us to take them to heart and use them to improve the quality of our daily life.
He is a perfectly qualified spiritual Teacher who can show us directly from his own experience how to begin, make progress on, and complete the spiritual path.
Geshe Kelsang first introduced Kadampa Buddhism to the West in 1977.
Kadampa Buddhism is a Mahayana Buddhist School, following the teachings of Buddha Shakyamuni as presented by the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisha (982-1054).
The external forms of presenting Buddhism may change as it meets with different cultures and societies, but its essential authenticity is ensured through the continuation of an unbroken lineage of realized practitioners.
The Kadampa Buddhism of the NKT-IKBU (New Kadampa Tradition - International Kadampa Buddhist Union) is an entirely independent Buddhist tradition and has no political affiliations.
International Festivals with Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
2010 NKT-IKBU International Fall Festival Kadampa Meditation Centre Brazil- October 22nd-29th, 2010
Empowerment of Wisdom Buddha Tsongkhapa and commentary to the practice with the transmission to Modern Buddhism.
Visit http://kadampafestivals.org/fall/ for more details.