International Summer Festival 2021

July 30 - 14 Aug

Festival Teachers

This year's Summer Festival is taught by the General Spiritual Director and Deputy Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU and the Resident Teacher at the mother center, Manjushri KMC.

Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong
Gen-la Dekyong is the General Spiritual Director of the New Kadampa Tradition and the Resident Teacher at the mother center, Manjushri KMC.

She has been a disciple of her Spiritual Guide Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche for over 35 years and carries the essential lineage of his Sutra and Tantra teachings in her heart.

Besides teaching at Manjushri KMC, Gen-la regularly grants empowerments and teachings extensively at national and international events. She is deeply admired for her sincerity, wisdom and compassion, and for the immensely practical and inspiring teachings she gives.

In every respect, Gen-la is a qualified Kadampa Buddhist Teacher for the modern world.

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

He teaches regularly at national and international events and is deeply admired for his clarity and sincerity.

He demonstrates in all his activities how to be a faithful disciple of his Spiritual Guide, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, inspiring thousands to engage in sincere practice to solve their own and others' problems.

Gen-la Kelsang Jampa