Festivals & Special Events

Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong
Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong
Manjushri Kadampa Temple for World Peace
Manjushri Kadampa Temple for World Peace

International Kadampa Festivals are special courses inspired by the Founder of the New Kadampa Tradition (NKT), Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Each year, senior teachers give teachings and empowerments at the International Festivals, which are attended by thousands of people from all over the world.

The Festivals include teachings, empowerments, reviews, meditations, chanted prayers & offering ceremonies, and retreats to consolidate and deepen your understanding and experience.

Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong, the Spiritual Director of the New Kadampa Tradition, teaches at International Festivals, National Festivals, and Dharma Celebrations throughout the world.

Open to everyone, these Festivals and Celebrations are a wonderful opportunity to meet with Buddhist practitioners from all over the world and share experience and understanding with them

There are three annual International Festivals each year:

Virtual tour of Manjushri Kadampa Temple for World Peace