The Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU is Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong, a Buddhist nun and senior disciple of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.
Gen-la Dekyong has studied and practiced Kadampa Buddhism for many years under the guidance of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.
As one of Venerable Geshe Kelsang’s
close disciples, Gen-la Dekyong’s dedication and kindness exemplify the
essence of the Buddhist way of life.
“During my life I shall
have laid only the basic foundations, but later generations need to
develop these more and more until the New Kadampa Tradition flourishes
in every single country of the world”Geshe Kelsang Gyatso