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Gen Kelsang Denpa is a Canadian Buddhist nun and the Resident Teacher at Kuluta Buddhist Centre in Kingston. She is a close disciple of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, having received lineage blessings and oral transmissions directly from him. Gen Denpa’s heartfelt and practical teachings are presented with warmth and humor, making them accessible to everyone. Through her clear presentation, she is able to help students discover for themselves how to integrate these timeless teachings into our modern world, making everyday life joyful and meaningful.


Adele Chatterton is the teacher of our meditation classes in Napanee. She has been a dedicated student of Kuluta Buddist Centre for 23 years. Her light-hearted teaching style and practical approach to integrating Buddhist teachings into our daily lives make her classes inspiring and helpful in solving our everyday challenges. Everyone welcome.


Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong is the General Spiritual Director of the New Kadampa Tradition – International Kadampa Buddhist Union (NKT-IKBU) and Resident Teacher at Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Center in the UK. She has devoted her life to helping others by teaching modern Buddhism – a heartfelt commitment she displays in both her inspirational teachings and her personal example. She has a deep understanding of the problems we face in the modern world and how we can solve them by developing the capacity of our mind. Gen-la Dekyong is an internationally-renowned teacher who is held in high regard by thousands of people throughout the world for her practical and extremely accessible teachings.


Gen-la Kelsang Jampa is an internationally-renowned, ordained Buddhist teacher and the Deputy Spiritual Director of the New Kadampa Tradition - International Kadampa Buddhist Union (NKT-IKBU). As a senior NKT teacher, Gen-la Jampa has been a student of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for many years, and under Geshe-la's guidance, he has taught at many centers and events around the world.  Gen-la is well-loved for his clear and inspiring teachings and his ability to touch people’s hearts through his sincerity and loving-kindness. 


Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab is a retired General Spiritual Director who is now the National Spiritual Director for Canada. He teaches widely at International and National Kadampa Festivals. Gen-la is greatly admired for his profound understanding of the teachings of modern Kadampa Buddhism and his ability to present them in clear, practical ways that are easy to follow and put into practice in the modern world. His humility, humour and pure example are an inspiration for thousands of people around the world.

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