The General Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU is Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong
Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong is the General Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU and the Resident Teacher at Manjushri KMC, the mother centre of the NKT.
She has been a student of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche for over thirty years, sincerely training under his guidance in all aspects of Kadam Dharma. She is recognised as a fully qualified Dharma Teacher of both Sutra and Tantra.
Gen-la teaches at major Kadampa 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.
During my life I shall have laid only the basic foundations, but later generations need to develop these more and more until the New Kadampa Tradition flourishes in every single country of the world – Geshe Kelsang Gyatso