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A photo of our Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Suma

Gen Kelsang Suma

Kadampa Buddhist nun Gen Kelsang Suma has served as Resident Teacher at Jampa Ling Kadampa Buddhist Centre, in Barrie, Ontario and its surrounding communities for more than 11 years.

Gen Kelsang Suma is a senior Teacher in the New Kadampa Tradition-International Kadampa Buddhist Union (NKT-IKBU).

She has been studying, practising and teaching Dharma under the guidance of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche for almost 30 years.

A devoted practitioner, she is known for the warmth and clarity of her teachings, her deep, practical knowledge of the Dharma, and her emphasis on the value and relevance of Buddha’s teachings to people’s everyday lives.