General Spiritual Director

Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong is the General Spiritual Director of the New Kadampa Tradition and the Resident Teacher of Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre, the Mother Centre of the New Kadampa Tradition. Gen-la has been a dedicated disciple of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche for nearly 40 years and holds the lineages of his blessings in her heart.

She is recognised as a fully qualified Teacher of Sutra and Tantra, and in particular is qualified to bestow the blessings of the Highest Yoga Tantra practices of Heruka and Vajrayogini. She is an inspiring example of a modern Kadampa disciple who relies sincerely upon her Spiritual Guide in all her actions. Gen-la is greatly respected for the power and sincerity of her teachings and the warmth of her personality.

Resident Teacher

Kelsang Jangchub is a Buddhist monk and the Resident Teacher of Kalpa Bhadra Kadampa Buddhist Centre. He has studied and practised Kadampa Buddhism for many years and is known for his good heart and dedication; he teaches in an accessible way making Modern Kadampa Buddhism applicable to all.