Our Founder

Our Founder

Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche

Spiritual Guide & Founder of Modern Kadampa Buddhism

Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche is a world-renowned meditation master who holds the very essence of Buddha’s teachings in his heart. He has pioneered the introduction of modern Buddhism into contemporary society. His teachings perfectly transmit the ancient wisdom of Buddhism in very accessible ways, revealing the practical methods of modern Kadampa Buddhism to the people of this world. We are extremely fortunate to be guided by this unique, 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 guidance to our troubled minds.

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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