Our Founder: Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche
His series of remarkable books on Buddhism and meditation range from basic introductory books to advanced philosophical texts and meditation manuals. They are all published by Tharpa Publications.
Geshe-la has established three unique study programs and 1100 centers and groups around the world, trained hundreds of qualified Teachers and a flourishing ordained community, and created a project to build Buddhist Temples in every major city in the world.
This remarkable Teacher inspires so many people from so many different countries because he teaches from example. He is a humble Buddhist monk dedicated to helping people throughout the world find true happiness in their hearts.