Gen Kelsang Rabten
Gen Kelsang Rabten is the the New Kadampa Tradition (NKT) National Spiritual Director for Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia, and has trained under the guidance of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for over twenty-seven years. Gen Rabten exemplifies the essence of the modern Kadampa’s way of life, brings a warm heart and joyful attitude to sharing Buddha’s teachings and the practice of meditation.
Gen Kelsang Shechog is the Resident Teacher of KMC Auckland and KMC Wellington. Gen Shechog has been practising and teaching Kadampa Buddhism for over 16 years. Her teachings are exceptionally clear and she presents profound ideas in a way that is easily accessible and applicable to modern life. She will guide the meditations during the Celebration.
Kelsang Luma is the Resident Teacher of Kalpa Bhadra Buddhist Centre in Christchurch. She has been ordained under Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche for over 16 years and has dedicated her life to studying and practicing his instructions and helping people solve their problems through Buddha’s timeless instructions. Kelsang Luma will guide the retreat.