Resident Teacher – Gen Kelsang Thekchen

Our Resident Teacher, Gen Kelsang Thekchen, is a senior meditation teacher in the New Kadampa Tradition.

He comes from Canada, and was recently the Resident Teacher of Kadampa Meditation Center Vancouver, one of the many worldwide Kadampa Buddhist Meditation Centres.  Previously he was Resident Teacher at Madhyamaka KMC near York and KMC Canada, in Toronto.

Gen Thekchen has been practising and teaching Buddhist meditation for over 23 years under the guidance of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. He is well known for his ability to present Buddha’s teachings in a simple, practical and often humorous way, making them easy to put into practice in everyday life. 

Teachers in & around Brighton

All the teachers below are qualfied teachers of Kadampa Buddhism and teach various meditation classes and courses at Bodhisattva KMC as well as our branches. Our teachers are well known for their kind hearted and down to earth approach, presenting Buddhist teachings in a way that is very accessible to any level of audience.