Spiritual Directors

Gen-la Dekyong

Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong is the Spiritual Director of the NKT and the Resident Teacher at Manjushri KMC, the Mother Center of Kadampa Buddhism

Gen-la has studied and practiced Kadampa Buddhism for many years under the guidance of her Spiritual Guide Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.

As one of Venerable Geshe Kelsang’s close disciples, Gen-la Dekyong’s teachings, humour and kindness exemplify the essence of the Buddhist way of life. She is a perfect example of a Kadampa Teacher.

Each year, Gen-la Dekyong teaches at the International Festivals, National Festivals, and Dharma Celebrations throughout the world.

Gen-la Kunsang

Gen-la Kelsang Kunsang is the Deputy Spiritual Director of the NKT-IKBU and also the Resident Teacher at Deuachen KMC in Portugal.

She has been a student of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for over 20 years. She is greatly admired for the purity of her teachings and the sincerity of her personal example.

The tradition was handed to the Gen-la’s by Geshe-la in Summer 2009 and they are carrying the precious Kadam Dharma into the future.

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