Resident Teacher - Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong

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The Resident Teacher at Manjushri KMC is Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong.

Gen-la has been a disciple of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche for nearly 40 years and holds the lineages of his blessings in her heart.

She is recognised as a fully qualified Teacher of Sutra and Tantra, and in particular is qualified to bestow the blessings of the Highest Yoga Tantra practices of Heruka and Vajrayogini.

She is an inspiring example of a modern Kadampa disciple who relies sincerely upon her Spiritual Guide in all her actions.

Gen-la is greatly respected for the power and sincerity of her teachings and the warmth of her personality.

General Spiritual Director
Besides being the Resident Teacher at Manjushri KMC, the mother centre of modern Kadampa Buddhism, Gen-la is the General Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU. In addition to her responsibilities at Manjushri KMC, she teaches extensively at major events around the world.

Weekly Meditation Classes with Gen-la

Gen-la Dekyong teaches the Special Teacher Training Programme at Manjushri KMC.

Classes are held on Sunday 7 - 9pm and Tuesday 7 - 8.45am.

You can drop-in to any class - no booking is needed. Or you can choose to take the STTP commitments and undertake to attend every class at the centre.

Whichever way we follow the classes they are very rewarding and enable people to gain in-depth understanding and practical experience of Buddha's teachings.

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Upcoming courses with Gen-la

Gen-la teaches internationally as well as here at Manjushri KMC throughout the year. See below for her upcoming courses.

Jul 26 - Aug 10, 2024

International Summer Festival

with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong, Gen-la Kelsang Jampa

Sep 15, 2024

An Hour of Peace

with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong

Oct 25 - Nov 1, 2024

Nov 29 - Dec 1, 2024

Feb 16, 2025

Having Hope in a Hopeless World

with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong

Feb 28 - Mar 2, 2025