General Spiritual Director: Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong

Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong is the General Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU and Resident Teacher and Special Teacher Training Programme Teacher at Manjushri KMC, the mother centre of modern Buddhism She has been a student of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche for over 30 years, sincerly training under his guidance in all aspects of modern Buddhism. Gen-la is recognized as a fully qualified Buddhist Teacher of both Sutra and Tantra.

Deputy Spiritual Director: 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 and taught internationally for many years and is greatly admired for his warm personality and clear, inspiring teachings.

Eastern US National Spiritual Director: Kadam Morten Clausen

Kadam Morten Clausen is the Eastern US National Spiritual Director of the New Kadampa Tradition and Resident Teacher at the Kadampa Meditation Center New York City.
Kadam Morten is greatly admired as a meditation teacher and is especially known for his clarity, humor and inspirational presentation of Dharma. His teachings are always practical and easy to apply to everyday life.

Orlando Resident Teacher: Kadam Ricc Bishop

Kadam Ricc Bishop is the Resident Teacher at Vajrapani Center. Kadam Ricc has been a disciple of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for over 20 years and delights in

offering Buddha’s teaching as practical advice for a happy life.

He teaches our Sunday Morning and Thursday evening drop in meditations, Foundation Program, Teacher Training Program and special events at the Center. Information about other local teachers here.