The Teachers

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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

Special Teacher Teaching Programme

with Gen-la Dekyong

This special programme was designed by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche  to train qualified Teachers of Modern Kadampa Buddhism. Teachers at Kadampa centres around the world study on this programme with Gen-la.

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International Events

Gen-la Dekyong will teach at the next
Summer and Fall Festival, as well as various National Festivals.

Summer Festival 2024

Fall Festival 2024

With Gen Kelsang Drolkyi

Tuesdays 7.30 - 9pm

June 11 - July 16, 2024
Classes held in the Temple.

Find your Inner Warrior

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CLASSES AT MANJUSHRI KMC :  TUESDAY EVENING   ·  SUNDAY MORNING   ·   DAILY FREE 15 MINUTE MEDITATIONS

Classes in the local area : 
  Kendal   ·    Barrow   ·   Keswick   ·   Bowness   ·   Grange-over-sands   ·   Millom   ·   Silverdale

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Deputy Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU, National Spiritual Director of Canada and Resident Teacher of IKRC Grand Canyon.

Having taught internationally for many years he is greatly admired for his warm personality and clear, inspiring teachings.

 

Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab

Retired General Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU and Resident Teacher of Tara IKRC, UK.

Gen-la is deeply respected throughout the Kadampa world as a sincere practitioner and powerful teacher.

Gen-la Kelsang Kunsang

Retired Deputy Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU, National Spiritual Director of Switzerland, Italy & Austria and Resident Teacher of Madhyamaka KMC, UK.

Having taught internationally for many years, she has won the admiration and affection of many students through her pure example and loving-kindness.

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Director of International Kadampa Internet, Gen-la has been a disciple of Venerable Geshe-la for over forty years.

He was the principal editor of many of his books and has taught internationally for many years, sharing a wealth of practical and meditative experience.

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Kadam Bridget Heyes

National Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU for the UK and Ireland and Resident Teacher of Nagarjuna KMC Thornby, UK. Kadam Bridget is  known for her powerful teachings and her compassionate heart.