Resident teacher

Gen Kelsang Devi

Gen Kelsang Devi is the Resident Teacher of Kailash International Retreat Center as well as Kadampa Meditation Center Switzerland and a modern Buddhist nun. She is a senior teacher of the New Kadampa Tradition having studied and practiced Kadampa Buddhism for 20 years under the guidance of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche.

During this time Gen Devi has engaged in extensive silent meditation retreat and has also taught and skilfully guided numerous group retreats around the world. Gen Devi’s experience makes her teachings and guidance in retreats very powerful, clear and practical. Her joyful warmth and humour make them accessible to everyone. She is an inspiring example of modern Buddhism in practice and is dedicated to helping everyone find peace in their minds through the experience of meditation and to use Buddha’s timeless teachings to discover real happiness in modern life.

Gen Losang has been asked directly by venerable Geshe-la to be the Resident Teacher in Japan, in order to establish Kadam Dharma there. Gen Losang has accepted his request and will be leaving Switzerland after the Post Spring Festival at Kailash IRC. Gen Devi, the previous Resident Teacher of Tharpaland IRC will be the new Resident Teacher of Kailash IRC as well as KMC Switzerland.

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