Resident Teacher

Kelsang Kunden is a Canadian Buddhist nun and the Resident Teacher at Avalokiteshvara Kadampa Buddhist Centre in Guelph, Ontario. Kunden has been studying Buddhism for over 21 years and was ordained by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche in 2002.  Since 1998, Kunden has worked for the New Kadampa Tradition in Canada, Asia, and the United States. Kunden emphasizes the practical application of modern Buddhism into our daily lives in a clear and light manner.

Gen Kelsang Kunden teaches General Program (drop-in classes) and Foundation Program classes at Avalokiteshvara Kadampa Buddhist Centre in Guelph, as well as weekend courses and retreats. Generally, we hold classes in various branches. However, during the current covid-19 situation, Kunden has been teaching all classes by live-stream. We welcome you to join these classes from the comfort of your home.