Kadam Morten Clausen

Kadam Morten Clausen is the Eastern US National Spiritual Director of the NKT-IKBU. He is also the Resident Teacher at Kadampa Meditation Center New York City. At this year’s Dharam Celebration, he will grant the empowerment of Green Tara and give give a commentary to the beautiful and inspiring practice of Tara, focusing in particular on how through training in meditation we can transform anxiety and fear into a fearless wisdom that will enable us to truly make the most of our lives.

Kadam Morten’s heartfelt and practical teachings are presented with warmth and humor, making them accessible to everyone. He shows the joy of living a spiritual life, and is an inspiring example of Buddhism in practice. Through his clear presentation, he is able to help student discover for themselves how to integrate these timeless teachings into our modern world, making everyday life joyful and meaningful.

Gen Kelsang Norden

Gen Kelsang Norden, a senior ordained teacher, was requested by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche to teach modern Buddhism at Kadampa Meditation Center Georgia. Ordained as a Buddhist nun in 1994, At this year’s Dharma Celebration, Gen Norden will lead the morning meditations.

Gen Norden has been teaching Buddhism and meditation in the US and the UK for over 25 years. We are very fortunate to have the opportunity to enjoy the precious dharma of Modern Buddhism with such an experienced practitioner.