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Geshe Kelsang Gyatso RiMpoche
Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso is a fully realized meditation master, a renowned teacher of Buddhism, and the founder of the New Kadampa Tradition (NKT-IKBU).
Geshela, as he is affectionately called by his students, is responsible for the worldwide spread of Kadampa Buddhism today.
From the age of eight Geshe-la studied extensively in the great monastic universities of Tibet and obtained the title of Geshe, which means spiritual friend. Under the direction of his Spiritual Guide, Trijang Rinpoche, he spent eighteen years doing meditation retreats at the foot of the Himalayas.
He has published a series of exceptional books on Buddhism and meditation, from basic introductions to advanced texts on Buddhist philosophy.
Geshela has designed three special study programs and has established centers and groups in various cities around the world. It has trained hundreds of qualified teachers and created a thriving community of monks and nuns.
He has also designed a project to build buddhist temples in the most important cities of the world.
In his teachings, Geshe Kelsang reveals practical methods for gaining wisdom, cultivating a good heart and maintaining a peaceful mind, and as a result finding true and lasting happiness. He himself shows these qualities in an exemplary way with his own actions and has dedicated his entire life to helping others find their happiness and inner peace.
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general spiritual director
GUenla Kelsang Dekyong
General Spiritual Director of the NKT-IKBU, resident teacher of the Manjushri KMC and teacher of the Special Teacher Training Program.
Gen-la Dekyong has been a student of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche for over
thirty-five years and has been formed with sincerity
under his guidance in all aspects of the Dharma kadam. Genla is recognized as a teacher
of fully qualified Dharma from both sutra
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deputy general spiritual director
genla kelsang jampa
He is the deputy spiritual director of the NKT-IKBU and the resident teacher of the IKRC Grand Canyon.
Gen-la Jampa has studied under Venerable Geshe-la and has taught internationally for many years. He is greatly admired for his warm personality and his clear and inspiring teachings.
GUEN KELSANG CHOKGA
She is our resident teacher at KMC Spain and KMC Malaga and National Spiritual Director of the New Kadampa Tradition in Spain and Portugal.
He has studied and practiced under the guidance of the venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso since 1998, since then he has dedicated his life to imparting the profound teachings of the Buddha.
Her clarity in conveying the teachings and her caring nature make her an exemplary Kadampa practitioner.
GUEnla KELSANG khyenrab
He has been the general spiritual director of the NKT-IKBU and is the national spiritual director of Canada and the resident teacher of KMC Canada. Genla Khyenrab is highly respected in the Kadampa world as a sincere practitioner and powerful teacher.
GUENla KELSANG kunsang
She has been deputy spiritual director of the NKT-IKBU, is the
National Spiritual Director for Switzerland, Italy, Austria and South Africa and is the resident teacher for KMC Madhyamaka in the UK. Gen-la Kunsang has been a disciple of Venerable Geshe-la for many years and has garnered the admiration and affection of numerous students for her
kind love and pure example.
GUENLA KELSANG THUBTEN
Gen-la Thubten has been the main editor for many of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche's books. He is the director of kadampa internet international and very close disciple of Venerable Geshe-la for 45 years.
He teaches internationally, bringing a wealth of both practical and meditative experiences to all of his teachings that deeply inspire the listener.
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