Everyone Welcome to Vajrapani Kadampa Buddhist Centre

We offer Study and Meditation programmes in Modern Buddhism. Everyone is warmly welcome at Vajrapani Kadampa Buddhist Centre in Penang and the surrounding area. With a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, you don’t have to be Buddhist to enjoy and benefit from our classes and events. We teach Buddha’s highly practical meditation techniques and insights, that can help everyone reduce their stress, increase their inner peace, happiness and well-being.

Vajrapani Centre Is live-streaming classes via Zoom. 
Join us via your Zoom app for the Friday meditation class from 11.00am – 12.15pm
How to register
As a precautionary measure against the spread of Covid-19, the Centre is closed to visitors. 
Our classes are only available online at present.


Please help us to operate in a safe manner by following these requirements when you visit the Centre:

  • Arrive at least 5 minutes before the session start time
  • Wear a face mask
  • Sign in on arrival using the app or the book
  • Use hand sanitizer provided

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New Kadampa Tradition

About the New Kadampa Tradition

The New Kadampa Tradition-International Kadampa Buddhist Union (NKT-IKBU) follows the pure tradition of Mahayana Buddhism handed down in an unbroken lineage from Buddha Shakyamuni through the ancient Kadampa teachers Atisha and Je Tsongkhapa and introduced into the modern world by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. The NKT-IKBU is a legally and entirely independent Buddhist tradition, and it has no political affiliations.

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Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso - Founder of the New Kadampa Tradition

Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso is a fully accomplished meditation master and internationally renowned teacher of Buddhism. The Founder of the New Kadampa Tradition – International Buddhist Union.

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International Kadampa Festivals 2020

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