International Centre for Modern Buddhism and Temple for World Peace

The Special Teacher Training Programme
at Manjushri KMC

Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong

The Special Teacher Training Programme (STTP) at Manjushri KMC was designed by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche to train qualified Teachers of Modern Kadampa Buddhism. It is taught by Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong.

The core of the programme is the study and meditation classes based on the books of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche.

The purpose of the study component is to enable students to gain an understanding of the deep meanings of Buddha’s teachings and learn how to apply them to modern daily life.The purpose of the meditation component is to enable the students to gain practical experience of the meaning of the teachings. Qualified Teachers need both.

There are two ways to participate in the programme:

  1. Attending the live classes at Manjushri KMC
  2. Studying by correspondence

Current programme
From 15 March 2020 the programme will be studying Part 2 of the book The New Guide to Dakini Land. See the schedule for class dates and times.

Further information
For more information please contact the STTP Coordinator at