Resident Teacher

Resident TeacherThe Resident Teacher at KMC Tampa Bay is Gen Kelsang Chokyan. Chokyan is a western Buddhist monk ordained in the New Kadampa Tradition, and he has been a student of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso (Founder on the NKT) for many years. Chokyan teaches the study programs and gives regular courses and empowerments at both the Tampa and Safety Harbor Center locations. A great example of how to practice Kadampa Buddhism in the modern world, Chokyan shows us how to find peace and happiness in our daily lives.