Our Teachers

Classes are taught by our Resident Teacher, Kelsang Kunden. Classes are also taught by senior Kadampa Teachers at Avalokiteshvara Kadampa Buddhist Centre and branches.

Our Resident Teacher

Resident Teacher Kelsang Kunden

Kelsang Kunden is a Canadian Buddhist nun and the Resident Teacher at Avalokiteshvara Kadampa Buddhist Centre in Guelph. Kunden has been studying Buddhism for over 20 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.  Kelsang Kunden emphasizes the practical application of modern Buddhism in a clear and light manner.

Kelsang Kunden teaches General Program and Foundation Program classes at Avalokiteshvara Kadampa Buddhist Centre in Guelph, as well as General Program classes in Kitchener and London. She also holds classes in Stratford and Georgetown.

Our Branch Teachers