Festival Teachers

Festival Teachers

Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong

Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong is the General Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU and Resident Teacher at Manjushri KMC, the mother centre of the NKT.

She has been a student of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for thirty years, sincerely training under his guidance in all aspects of Kadam Dharma. She is recognized as a fully qualified Dharma Teacher of both Sutra and Tantra.

Gen-la teaches at major events around the world, and over the years has touched the hearts of thousands of people whom she has inspired to integrate Buddha’s teachings into their modern daily lives.

For Kadampa practitioners, her good heart, powerful teachings and sincere, inspiring example are unequalled.

Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab

Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab is a retired General Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU, National Spiritual Director of Canada and the Resident Teacher of Kadampa Meditation Center Canada.

Gen-la Khyenrab is deeply respected throughout the Kadampa world as a sincere practitioner and powerful teacher.

Other Festival Teachers

Week One


Gen Kelsang Rabten

Australasia and South East Asia National Spiritual Director, and Resident Teacher at Kadampa Meditation Centre Hong Kong, will give the Introduction to the Festival on Friday night.

Gen-la Kelsang Thubten

Gen-la Kelsang Thubten

Special Teacher Training Programme Teacher will guide the meditations.


Gen Losang Kelsang

National Spiritual Director of Switzerland, Italy and Austria, and Resident Teacher at Kadampa Meditation Centre Switzerland will lead the retreat.

Week Two


Gen Kelsang Devi

Resident Teacher at Tharpaland International Retreat Centre will guide the meditations.


Kadam Morten Clausen

Eastern US National Spiritual Director and Resident Teacher of Kadampa Meditation Centre New York City, will guide the retreat.