General Spiritual Director
Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong
The General Spiritual Director of IKBU and Principal Resident Teacher at Manjushri KMC, is Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong, a modern Buddhist nun dedicated to helping people from all walks of life attain lasting happiness through developing inner peace.
She has been a student of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso‘s for thirty years. While teaching internationally, she has inspired many thousands of people with her sincere reliance on her Spiritual Guide, her tireless dedication, and her clear and accessible teachings.
Previously, Gen-la Dekyong was the IKBU National Spiritual Director of the US for 10 years, and the Resident Teacher at KMC New York from 2005-2008.
In all her varied activities as General Spiritual Director, Gen-la Dekyong is dedicating her life to helping Kadam Dharma flourish throughout the world.