Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche at KMC NY

Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche
Spiritual Guide and Founder of Modern Kadampa Buddhism

Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, or Geshe-la, as he is affectionately known, is a fully accomplished meditation master who has always dedicated his life to spreading Buddha’s message of universal compassion and wisdom to everyone throughout the world, whether Buddhist or non-Buddhist.

Through his teachings and writings he has presented the paths of wisdom and compassion in practical ways that everyone, regardless of who they are or where they are from, can use to solve their daily problems and experience joyful and harmonious relationships. Touching the hearts of countless people, he has inspired them to begin and complete the inner journey that leads to the ultimate inner peace and lasting happiness of complete enlightenment.

Through finding peace within our own hearts, developing the compassionate good heart of cherishing others, and working together with others, we can quickly find solutions to the world’s problems. In this way, there is great hope for peace in our world.

Everything at KMC Washington is an expression of the compassionate prayer of this remarkable holy being: that all living beings discover peace within themselves and through prayer, and spiritual practice, bring peace to the world.

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