General Spiritual Director of the New Kadampa Tradition
Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong
Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong, the General Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU, has been a student of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for thirty years, during which time she has inspired thousands of people around the world through taking his teachings to heart and putting them into practice in every aspect of her life. She is a powerful teacher, able to make Buddha’s teachings easily accessible and to show through her example how to integrate these teachings into our daily life.
Residing most of the year in the UK, at the mother centre for the New Kadampa Tradition, Manjushri KMC, she travels around the whole world, teaching at National and Regional events, and giving public talks on Modern Buddhism. She also teaches internationally at annual Kadampa International Festivals around the world.