Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
Geshe Kelsang Gyatso is a fully accomplished meditation master and internationally renowned teacher of Buddhism. Geshe-la, as he is affectionately called by his students, is chiefly responsible for the global revival of Kadampa Buddhism in our time.
From age eight Geshe-la studied extensively in the amazing monastic universities of Tibet and earned the name "Geshe," which literally means "spiritual friend." Under the guidance of his Spiritual Guide, Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche, he then spent the next two years in meditation retreats in the Himalayas.
In 1977 he accepted an invitation to teach in Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre in England, in which he's taught and lived, giving teachings and advice to a ever-growing group of pupils.
Geshe-la has often granted teachings and empowerments at the International Kadampa Festivals appreciated by tens of thousands of people from all around the world.
Geshe-la has established three unique study programs and 1200 facilities and groups around the globe, trained hundreds of qualified Teachers and a flourishing ordained community, and created a project to build Buddhist Temples in every significant city in the world.
In his teachings Geshe Kelsang Gyatso highlights the importance of meditation and how to use it in everyday life. He shows practical techniques for creating intelligence, cultivating a good heart, and keeping a calm mind where we could all find true and lasting happiness. Demonstrating these qualities perfectly in his own life, Geshe-la has dedicated his whole life to helping others find inner peace and joy.
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