About Gen Kelsang Thekchen

Gen Thekchen is a Canadian Buddhist monk, and the Resident Teacher of KMC Vancouver. He has been ordained for 17 years. He is well known for his ability to present Buddha’s teachings in a simple, practical and often humorous way, making them easy to put into practice in everyday life. Gen Thekchen teaches the Thursday night drop-in class at the temple, West Vancouver and Kitsilano drop-in classes and the Foundation study programmes aswell as various day courses and retreats. He has been a student of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for many years.