Resident Teacher

Deputy Spiritual Director, Gen-la Kelsang Jampa

 

Gen-la Jampa is an internationally renowned, ordained Buddhist teacher and the Deputy Spiritual Director of the New Kadampa Tradition – International Kadampa Buddhist Union (NKT-IKBU).

As a senior NKT teacher, Gen-la Jampa has been a student of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for many years, and under Geshe-la’s guidance has taught at many centers and events around the world.

Gen-la is well-loved for his clear and inspiring teachings and his ability to touch people’s hearts through his sincerity and loving-kindness.

Geshe-la requested him to become the Resident Teacher at IKRC Grand Canyon, and we are very fortunate that he accepted.

Leadership

General Spiritual Director, Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong

 

Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong, the General Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU and Principal Resident Teacher at Manjushri KMC, is a modern Buddhist nun dedicated to helping people from all walks of life attain lasting happiness through developing inner peace.

She has been a student of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for over thirty-five years. While teaching internationally, she has inspired many thousands of people through her sincere reliance on her Spiritual Guide, her tireless dedication, and her clear and accessible teachings.

In all her varied activities as General Spiritual Director, Gen-la Dekyong is dedicating her life to helping Kadam Dharma flourish throughout the world.

Gen-la Kelsang Jampa

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 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.

Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab

Retired General Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU and National Spiritual Director of Canada. He is also the Resident Teacher at Tara International Kadampa Retreat Center, England.

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

Gen-la Kelsang Thubten

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.

Gen Kelsang Rigpa

Gen Kelsang Rigpa is the Western US National Spiritual Director of the NKT-IKBU and the Resident Teacher at Kadampa Meditation Center LA 

Through his clear presentation and heartfelt teachings, he is able to help students easily integrate Buddha’s timeless teachings into our modern world, in a way that makes everyday life joyful and meaningful.

ikrc GC teachers

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Mary Harvey

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Steven Roussel

Jody Monanan

John McKethan

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Mary Armlin

Jody Monahan

Kit Gianas

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