The World Peace Temple at 25

Updated: Jul 24


25 years ago, during the Summer Festival 1997, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche opened the first Kadampa Temple for World Peace at Manjushri KMC in England. This was a very special day in the history of Kadam Dharma, and marked the launch of an extraordinary project born from Venerable Geshe-la's compassionate intention: to build a Kadampa Temple in every city in the world.


How wonderful that we can celebrate the 25th anniversary of this event during the