2019 NKT-IKBU INTERNATIONAL
The Teacher at the Spring Festival is Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab, a principal disciple of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche who holds the lineage and blessings of his teachings.
Gen-la is a retired General Spiritual Director who is now the National Spiritual Director for Canada as well as Resident Teacher at KMC Canada.
An ordained Buddhist monk, he has been a disciple of Venerable Geshe-la for 40 years.
Gen-la is widely admired for his profound understanding of the teachings of modern Kadampa Buddhism and his ability to present them in clear, practical ways that are easy to follow and put into practice in the modern world.
He regularly teaches at international and national events and is greatly admired for his humility, humour and pure example.
The meditations on teaching days will be led by Gen Kelsang Sangden, Resident Teacher at KMC Mexico and National Spiritual Director for México, Nicaragua, Colombia, Chile & Peru.
After the teachings, the retreat will be led by Gen Kelsang Rabten, Resident Teacher at KMC Brisbane and National Spiritual Director for Australasia and Southeast Asia.