Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso is the founder of the New Kadampa Tradition – International Kadampa Buddhist Union.

Venerable Geshe-la is a highly respected spiritual master and teacher of Buddhism, and the author of twenty two execptional books which reveal the entire path to enlightenment. Theses books provide a a clear and practical explanation of the teachings of Buddhism in accordance with our modern times.

He has founded over one thousand centres and groups around the world which offer everything from simple meditation classes for improving our happiness and well being, to indepth study programmes for training qualified teachers and practitioners of Kadampa Buddhism.