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Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

VGL 400x300The Nordic Festival is one of many events organized around the world by the New Kadampa Tradition (NKT) – founded by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.  Geshe-la, as he is affectionately called by his students, is a world-renowned Buddhist Meditation Teacher who has pioneered the introduction of Modern Buddhism into contemporary society.
As the founder of the NKT, Venerable Geshe-la has established over 1,100 meditation centres and groups throughout the world and trained modern Buddhist Teachers to teach at them.

His profound personal experience of the entire path to enlightenment is revealed in the twenty-one authoritative books on Buddhism and meditation he has written.