Inspired by Venerable Geshe-la’s pure example an increasing number of people, both lay and ordained, are training on programmes he has created to become qualified teachers of modern Kadampa Buddhism.
By training people of different nationalities and cultures Venerable Geshe Kelsang is creating a truly international organization. And by training them to teach in busy urban locations he is realizing his vision to bring Buddha’s teachings directly to, people so that they can access them easily from their homes and places of work.
THE SENIOR TEACHERS OF MODERN KADAMPA BUDDHISM
Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong
General Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU and Resident Teacher at Manjushri KMC, the mother centre of the NKT-IKBU.
Gen-la Dekyong has been a student of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche for over thirty years, sincerely training under his guidance in all aspects of Kadam Dharma. Gen-la is recognized as a fully qualified Dharma Teacher of both Sutra and Tantra.
Gen-la Kelsang Jampa
Deputy Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU and Resident Teacher at IKRC Grand Canyon.
Gen-la Jampa has studied under Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche and 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, National Spiritual Director of Canada and Resident Teacher at KMC Canada.
Gen-la Khyenrab 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 Resident Teacher at KMC Glasgow & KMC Edinburgh.
Gen-la Kunsang has been a disciple of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche for many years, during which time she has won the admiration and affection of many students through her pure example and loving-kindness.
Gen-la Kelsang Thubten
Special Teacher Training Programme Teacher at Manjushri KMC.
Gen-la Thubten is renowned for his ability to present the many deep meanings contained within Venerable Geshe-la’s books and to show how to integrate them into daily life.