Resident Teacher

Gen Kelsang ChodorThe Resident Teacher at Kadampa Meditation Center Tampa Bay is Buddhist monk Gen Kelsang Dorje. Gen Dorje has been studying and practicing Buddhism for over 20 years under the guidance of his teacher Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, founder of the New Kadampa Tradition.

Gen Dorje is admired for his warmth and humor in making Buddha’s teachings relevant to the modern world. He is an inspiring example of how to integrate Buddha’s teachings into a joyful life.