Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche is the founder of the New Kadampa Tradition – International Kadampa Buddhist Union (NKT-IKBU), and the source of all the teachings given at the Canadian National Festival. A fully accomplished meditation master and internationally renowned teacher of Buddhism, he has published a series of remarkable books on Buddhism and meditation, trained hundreds of qualified teachers, and is primarily responsible for the worldwide revival of Kadampa Buddhism.
Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong is a highly experienced Buddhist Teacher who has dedicated her life to helping spread Kadampa Buddhism throughout the world by developing meditation centres and providing constant support to the spiritual community. She teaches international events and is well-loved by thousands of students. Gen-la is the Resident Teacher of the Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre and is well-loved for his clear, inspiring teachings and his ability to touch people’s hearts through his sincerity and loving-kindness.
A guest Teacher will be giving the introductory teaching on Friday night.
A guest Teacher will guide the retreat at the Festival.
A guest Teacher will guide the morning meditations on Saturday and Sunday.
Un Professeur invité guidera les méditations du matin le samedi et le dimanche.
Kadampa Meditation Centre Canada
631 Crawford Street