Gen Kelsang ChokyanGen Kelsang Chokyan is the Resident Teacher at KMC Tampa Bay. Chokyan is a western Buddhist monk ordained in the New Kadampa Tradition and a student of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, founder of the NKT, for many years. Gen Chokyan teaches study programs, classes and empowerments at both the Tampa and Safety Harbor locations. A great example of how to practice Kadampa Buddhism in the modern world, Gen Chokyan shows us how to find peace and happiness in our daily lives.