Online Summer Festival

Festival Teachers

This year's Summer Festival is taught by the General Spiritual Director and Deputy Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU. They are senior disciples of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche who hold the lineage and blessings of his teachings.

Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong
Gen-la Dekyong has been a disciple of Venerable Geshe-la for 37 years.

An ordained Buddhist nun, she is recognised as a fully qualified Teacher of Sutra and Tantra. She is an inspiring example of a modern disciple who relies sincerely upon her Spiritual Guide in all her actions.

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

She teaches extensively at major events around the world and is greatly respected for the power and sincerity of her teachings and the warmth of her personality.

Gen-la Kelsang Jampa
Gen-la Kelsang Jampa is the Deputy Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU and the Resident Teacher at IKRC Grand Canyon.

He has studied under Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche for many years and is greatly admired for his warm personality and clear, inspiring teachings.

Gen-la teaches widely at International and national Festivals around the world.

Meditation Teachers
Gen Kelsang Rabten will guide the meditations in both weeks.  Retreats will be led by Gen Losang Kelsang in week 1, and Kadam Morten Clausen in week 2.