The Founder – Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

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Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, the Founder of NKT-IKBU, is a contemporary Buddhist meditation Master who has dedicated his entire life to world peace by spreading the compassion and wisdom of Buddha throughout the world.
Through the International Temples Project, which he founded, he has created hundreds of meditation centres and Temples worldwide, developed special study and meditation programmes and trained modern Buddhist Teachers in over 40 countries.
He is the author of 22 highly acclaimed books on Buddhism and meditation that present even the most profound aspects of Buddha’s teachings in ways that are easy to understand and integrate into our busy lives.
By applying his teachings to their lives everyone, whether Buddhist or not, can learn to solve their daily problems, improve their relationships with others and follow a pure spiritual path that leads to permanent inner peace and happiness.
He is in every respect a modern Teacher for the modern world.