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.

Events with Gen-la Dekyong ~ Resident Teacher & General Spiritual Director of NKT

June 28 - July 19

7.30pm - 9pm

Modern Buddhism
The path of compassion and wisdom
Buddha’s teachings are scientific methods to solve the problems of all living beings permanently. By putting his teachings into practice we will become permanently free from all our suffering and problems and eventually enjoy pure, everlasting happiness.
Title of series:

Think that all phenomena are like dreams

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July 6, 13, 20

7.30 - 9pm

Guidelines for Training the Mind

The practice of keeping the commitments and precepts of training the mind protect us from following wrong paths and lead us into correct spiritual paths in this and future lives. Using the teachings from the Kadampa book Universal Compassion, we will learn how to practise these commitments and precepts with all our daily activities.

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Special Teacher Teaching Programme

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  International Spring & Fall Festival, as well as various National Festivals.

Spring Festival 2022

Fall Festival 2022

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Deputy Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU and Resident Teacher at 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 National Spiritual Director of Canada. He is the Resident Teacher at KMC Canada.

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 and National Spiritual Director of Switzerland, Italy & Austria.

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. Kadam Bridget is  known for her powerful teachings and her compassionate heart.