General Spiritual Director

Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong

Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong is the General Spiritual Director of the NKT-IKBU 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 FestivalsNational Festivals, and Dharma Celebrations throughout the world.

Deputy Spiritual Director

Gen-la Kelsang Jampa


Gen-la Kelsang Jampa is the spiritual deputy director of the New Kadampa Tradition and the resident teacher of the Kadampa Texas Meditation Center.

He has studied under the guidance of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for many years. He is characterized by imparting his teachings in a very clear and inspiring way.

He is an American Buddhist monk who dedicates his life to helping people solve their daily problems by training their mind with Kadampas Buddhist teachings.

His inspiring example and affable character help Kadampas practitioners to improve day by day.

National Spiritual Director

Gen Kelsang Chokga

Gen Kelsang Chokga is, in addition to being resident teacher of KMC Madrid, the national spiritual director of the NKT in Spain. In Madrid, she organizes classes, study programs, courses, retreats and also grants tantric initiations.

Nationally, she teaches at the annual Dharma Celebration, as well as at various courses held in the other Kadampas centers throughout Spain.

Her clarity in teaching and her affectionate character make her an exemplary Kadampa practitioner