Akanishta Kadampa Buddhist Center is a member of the New Kadampa Tradition-International Kadampa Buddhist Union (NKT-IKBU). We are located on Madison’s east side and offer a wide variety of guided meditations, day courses, study programs, empowerments, chanted prayers and pujas for the Buddhist and non-Buddhist alike. Our Dharma Center is devoted to developing a peaceful intention for all living beings. Check the calendar for a full listing of all the events at Akanishta Center.
Founder, New Kadampa Tradition (NKT): Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
General Spiritual Director, NKT: Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong
Deputy Spiritual Director, NKT: Gen-la Kelsang Kunsang
Eastern US National Spiritual Director: Gen Kelsang Jampa