The Texas Kadampa World Peace Temple at KMC Texas has arisen from the pure intention and vision of Venerable GesheKelsang Gyatso, Founder of the New Kadampa Tradition – International Kadampa Buddhist Union, and is dedicated to the happiness and freedom from suffering of every living being. It is one of many temples built around the world as part of the International Temples Project.
The current building in Arlington has been renovated under Geshe Kelsang’s guidance into a modern Kadampa Buddhist Temple.
We are now working on a new building in downtown Dallas, which will become our new home in the Fall of 2016.
“We hope and pray that in the future similar temples will develop throughout the world, in every major city of every country and dedicate the creation of these temples to world peace and for the happiness of all living beings.” – Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
The symbolic architecture of the Temple and its original art endow it with a tranquil beauty that soothes our minds and has deep spiritual meaning. The Temple is treasured by Kadampa practitioners as a holy object that inspires us to attain inner and outer peace.
“Just looking at the Temple with a happy mind brings inner peace.” - Geshe Kelsang Gyatso