Buddha Land Kadampa Meditation Centre is a member of the New Kadampa Tradition-International Kadampa Buddhist Union and operates under the guidance of the following spiritual directors.
Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong
Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong is the General Spiritual Director of the NKT-IKBU and the Resident Teacher at Manjushri KMC, the mother centre of the New Kadampa Tradition.
Gen-la has studied and practiced Kadampa Buddhism for over thirty years under the guidance of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. She is an inspiring teacher who’s sincerity in putting Buddha’s teachings into practise in her own life and her compassion for others enable her to help others attain inner peace and happiness through following the Buddhist path.
Each year, Gen-la Dekyong teaches at the International Festivals, National Festivals, and Dharma Celebrations throughout the world.
Gen-la Kelsang Jampa
Gen-la Kelsang Jampa is the Deputy General Spiritual Director of the NKT-IKBU and the Resident Teacher at KMC Texas. Gen-la Jampa has been a student of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for many years and under his guidance has taught at many centers and events internationally. 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.
Kadam Bridget Hayes
Kadam Bridget is the National Spiritual Director for the UK. Combining the role of Resident Teacher at Nagarjuna Centre in Northamptonshire with raising a family she shows an inspiring example of how to integrate Buddha’s teachings into modern busy life.
Kadam Bridget teaches at the various UK National Dharma Celebrations each year.