Our Founder


Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche

Spiritual Guide & Founder of Modern Kadampa Buddhism

Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche has pioneered the introduction of modern Buddhism into contemporary society and his teachings perfectly transmit the ancient wisdom of Buddhism to our modern world. Because of this we are extremely fortunate to be guided by this unique and humble Buddhist monk, yogi and scholar.

In a world of so much pain and conflict, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche appears as a beacon of compassion and hope, offering deeply meaningful help and guidance to our troubled minds.

Venerable Geshe-la is a world-renowned meditation master who holds the very essence of Buddha’s teachings in his heart. He transmits this profound wisdom and compassion to the people of the modern world in very practical ways through the extremely accessible methods of modern Kadampa Buddhism, which he has introduced into contemporary society.

He has dedicated his life to laying the foundation for modern Kadampa Buddhism to flourish in this and future generations so that anyone regardless of nationality, culture, gender or age can easily understand the meaning of Buddha’s teachings and apply them to their daily life – and in this way find true, lasting inner peace.

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