Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong is the spiritual director of the New Kadampa tradition. She is a modern Buddhist nun who devotes her life to helping people find lasting happiness by developing spiritual peace.

She has been a student of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for thirty years. During this time, she has inspired thousands of people around the world with her sincere faith in her spiritual teacher, by listening to his teachings, and putting them into practice in every aspect of her life.