Who we Are
Ganden Center is a member of the New Kadampa Tradition-International Kadampa Buddhist Union, a western-based Buddhist tradition with no political affiliations that follows the pure Mahayana Buddhist teachings of Atisha (AD 982 – 1054) and Je Tsongkhapa (AD 1357 – 1419), as presented for contemporary society by modern-day Buddhist master, Geshe Kelsang Gyatso (b. 1931).
What we Offer
Weekly classes on meditation and Buddhism for all levels of interest
Special events, such as retreats and workshops, for all levels of interest
Chanted prayers and group meditations for inner and outer peace
View videos about Ganden Center and our umbrella organization, the New Kadampa Tradition, here.
Where to Find Us
Our social area and bookstore are located in Unit 101, which is directly to your right when you enter the building.
Comments or Questions?
Ganden Mahayana Buddhist Center is run entirely by volunteers and donations. Everyone who works hard at Ganden to bring you classes, events, and branch locations in your area is a volunteer with a full-time job. You can help out in little ways or in big ways, it’s up to you - just email our Administrative Director to find out what you can do to help.
Your Financial Support Helps
Ganden Center is an entirely self-supporting organization that does not receive funds from any state or private agency – including our umbrella organization, the New Kadampa Tradition – International Kadampa Buddhist Union. That means everything at Ganden, from the rent and utilities to supporting our Resident Teacher, comes from the kind donations of our students and benefactors.
You can become a Monthly Member and pledge your financial support each month. There are benefits to being a member! For one monthly fee, you get to attend all the classes you like and you get discounts on special events. Fill out the Monthly Member form and become a supporting member of Ganden Center today.