Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong

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

An ordained Buddhist nun, she is recognized 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 the NKT-IKBU and Resident Teacher at Manjushri KMC, the mother center 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.