Gen Rigpa is the NKT-IKBU Western US Spritual Director and resident teacher of KMC California in Los Angeles. He is a close disciple of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, having received lineage blessings and oral transmissions directly from him. Gen Rigpa’s heartfelt and practical teachings are presented with warmth and humor, making them accessible to everyone. He shows the joy of living a spiritual life, and is an inspiring example of Buddhism in practice. Through his clear presentation, he is able to help students discover for themselves how to integrate these timeless teachings into our modern world, making everyday life joyful and meaningful. He will grant the empowerment and give the commentary.
Gen Khedrub has been studying and practicing Buddhism for many years. Originally from Toronto, Ontario, he spent 10 years as the Resident Teacher in Chicago before coming to Seattle in 2007. Through his kindness, humility and deep understanding of Buddhist teachings, Gen Khedrub provides an inspiring example of a contemporary Buddhist practitioner. He will give the introductory talk.
Gen Kelsang Wangpo is the Resident Teacher at Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center in Olympia and Tacoma, and is a close disciple of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. He presents Buddha’s teachings with warmth and clarity and is appreciated for his loving kindness and his inspiring example of a modern Buddhist practitioner. He will guide the meditations.