About the Author of Modern Buddhism

Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso is a world-renowned Buddhist meditation Master who has brought modern Buddhism into contemporary society.

He is the Founder of the New Kadampa Tradition – International Kadampa Buddhist Union (NKT-IKBU), and has established over 1,200 meditation groups and centers around the globe. He is also responsible for the training of modern Buddhist teachers to teach at them.

Having authored twenty-one authoritative books on Buddhism and meditation readers can observe his deep and powerful personal experience of the entire path to enlightenment through these texts.

He has spent 36 years giving thousands of teachings around the world and is known for possessing deep wisdom, clarity, and an ability to convey even the most subtle teachings of Buddha to the people of the modern world. He is a remarkable teacher that inspires so many people from so many different countries because he teaches from example.

Out of his compassion for living beings he has established the International Temples Project and made its principal function the development of meaningful projects, such as Temples for World Peace, for this and future generations