Menorca IRC is specialized in meditation retreats. As an international centre we invite guest teachers from around the world to teach and lead retreats. These teachers are fully qualified Kadampa teachers and are renowned within the tradition.
Kadam Bridget is the National Spiritual Director of the NKT-IKBU in England, and the resident teacher at Nagarjuna KMC in the UK.
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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.
Gen Kelsang Chokga is the National Spiritual Director of the NKT-IKBU in Spain, and, also, the resident teacher of KMC Vajrayana in Madrid.
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Gen Chokga has studied and practiced kadampa teachings for 15 years under the guidance of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. She met buddhism in UK and, since then, she has dedicated her life to benefit others by giving the profound teachings of Buddha. Her clarity and loving kindness make of her an example of a kadampa practitioner for everyone.
Gen Losang Kelsang is the National Spiritual Director of the NKT-IKBU for Switzerland, Italy and Austria and the resident teacher of both Kadampa Meditation Centre Switzerland and Kailash International Retreat Centre.
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Gen Losang Kelsang was ordained as a buddhist monk in 1983. he spent several years in retreat under the guidance of geshe kelsang gyatso and later taught kadam dharma in many countries. he is lovingly regarded by his students for his insightful teachings and serves as an inspiration through his devoted practice.
Gen Tharpa is the resident teacher of Resident Teacher of KMC Spain in Malaga.
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Gen Tharpa, is a close disciple of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso and has been teaching Kadampa Buddhism in Spain, Portugal and England, over 30 years, . He is a teacher with a great ability to clearly convey the profound Buddhist teachings both the path of wisdom and compassion. Therefore, both beginners and veterans alike enjoy their lessons. Gen Tharpa is a monk beloved by his disciples through his simplicity, his wise counsel, his good humor, humility and discipline. It is a living example of the Kadampa way of life and an extraordinary teacher.
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.