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.

Geshe-la, as he is affectionately called by his students, is a fully accomplished meditation master and internationally renowned teacher of Buddhism.

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 a number of 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.

In this age, Ven. Geshe-la is like a breath of fresh air, showing pure and honest example of a Buddhist teacher for the modern world.