The principal teacher at Nagarjuna KMC is Kadam Bridget Heyes, a senior disciple of Geshe Kelsang who has been practicing for over 20 years. In 1994, she helped to found Nagarjuna Centre, and has been teaching here ever since. In 2009, Kadam Bridget was also elected as the NKT-IKBU National Spiritual Director of the UK.
Kadam Bridget is known for her powerful teachings, compassionate heart, and deep understanding of Buddha’s wisdom advice. Her teachings are exceptionally clear and she presents profound ideas in a way that are easy to practice and integrate into daily life. As a mother of two, she has a special insight into how to bring Buddhism alive to meet the demands of a busy modern life. Kadam Bridget shows an inspiring example for everyone on the spiritual path.
The New Kadampa Tradition – International Kadampa Buddhist Union is an international association of Mahayana Buddhist study and Meditation Centres that follow the Kadampa Buddhist Tradition founded by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.