Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche

Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso is the inspiration at the heart of Tharpa Publications and the NKT

Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche is a fully accomplished meditation Master and internationally renowned Teacher of Buddhism who has pioneered the introduction of modern Buddhism into contemporary society. Presenting Buddha’s teachings in a way that is relevant and suitable for modern people with busy lives, he shows how these teachings can be used by anyone, Buddhist or non-Buddhist, to solve problems, improve relationships, and eventually attain a deep and lasting inner peace and happiness.

He has also created all the conditions necessary to support the study and practice of Buddhism in modern society: writing 22 highly acclaimed books that perfectly transmit the ancient wisdom of Buddha; establishing over 1200 Kadampa Buddhist centres and groups throughout the world; developing modern study programmes; training qualified Teachers; and establishing local,national and international courses, festivals and retreats. Through all these and other activities Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche is giving new life to Buddhism, enabling people everywhere to discover inner peace and happiness through Buddha’s teachings, thereby bringing greater peace to a troubled world.

The term ‘Rinpoche’, added to Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso’s name, is a Tibetan word that means ‘Precious One’, and has been added as a mark of deepest respect.

To discover more about Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche’s compassionate vision and activities click here.

Problems arise only if we respond to situations with a negative state of mind. Therefore, if we want to transform our life and be free from problems, we must learn to transform our mind.

Geshe Kelsang Gyatso – Transform Your Life

 

AUTHENTIC ROOTS

Ancient Wisdom

Handed down in an unbroken lineage, Buddha's practical methods for solving
real-world problems are accessible
worldwide today.

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ENDURING RELEVANCE

Modern Life

The methods revealed within Buddhism have stood the test of time and are as relevant today as they were 2500 years ago.

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SCIENTIFIC METHODS

Practical Solutions

Buddha’s teachings are scientific methods for improving our human nature and qualities through developing the capacity of our mind.

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DEVELOP PEACE

Benefit All

We all wish to make a difference in our world. Find out how your activities can contribute to world peace.

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