Gen-la Kelsang Jampa is the Deputy Spiritual Director of the New Kadampa Tradition – International Kadampa Buddhist Union (NKT-IKBU) and Resident Teacher of Kadampa Meditation Center Texas. Having been a student of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for many years, 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.


GKRGen Kelsang Rabten is the National Spiritual Director of the New Kadampa Tradition in Australia, New Zealand and South-East Asia, and the Resident Teacher at KMC Hong Kong. Gen Rabten will give the introductory talk and guide the retreat at the festival.

GKDKelsang Lhachog, the Resident Teacher of Mahasiddha Kadampa Meditation Centre in Sydney, will guide the meditation sessions.