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.


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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  • Receiving blessings & collecting merit in the mountains

    Every year, Kadampa centers around the world arrange preliminary retreats in which people engage in practices that help prepare the mind for deeper meditation. Generally these retreats are four sessions a day over seven days, and you can participate in as many or few sessions as you wish.

  • A Mighty Friend

    Last weekend Gen Ananda granted the Dorje Shugden empowerment at Tharpaland Kadampa Meditation Centre. You could really feel his presence and feel his protection. Once again it became clear how important such a true friend and helper is.

  • Be part of the Festival, be part of the future

    Spanish Festival 2020 online, The Power of Love with Gen-la Kelsang Khynerab. September 25-29. Everyone welcome!

  • Celebrating Dharma from Coast to Coast

    Last weekend saw two simultaneous Dharma celebrations on opposite sides of the USA, the North East US Dharma Celebration and the California Dharma Celebration.

International Kadampa Festivals 2020

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