Gen-la Kelsang Jampa is an American Buddhist monk and long-time disciple of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche. He is the Deputy Spiritual Director of the NKT-IKBU and the Resident Teacher at the IKRC Grand Canyon.
He has studied with Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche and has taught internationally for many years. He is greatly appreciated for his warm personality and clear, inspiring way of teaching.
During the German Festival he will grant the Arya Tara empowerment and comment on the practice “Liberation from Suffering”.
Gen Kelsang Ananda is a German Buddhist monk and long-time disciple of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche. He is the teacher at the Kadampa Meditation Centre Berlin and Tharpaland Kadampa Meditation Centre as well as the national spiritual director of the New Kadampa Tradition for Germany, Romania and Slovenia. He has been teaching courses at centres in Germany and abroad for 20 years.
He is especially appreciated for his deep, practical understanding and good heart and will lead the retreat at the festival.