National US Spiritual Directors ~ Gen Kelsang Rigpa & Kadam Morten Clausen


Gen Kelsang Rigpa is an American Buddhist monk and the US Western National Spiritual Director for the New Kadampa Tradition. He is the Resident Teacher at KMC California in Los Angeles.

Gen Rigpa’s heartfelt and practical teachings are presented with warmth and humor, making them accessible to everyone. He shows the joy of living a spiritual life, and is an inspiring example of Buddhism in practice.


Kadam Morten Clausen is the Eastern US National Spiritual Director of the New Kadampa Tradition and Resident Teacher at the KMC New York City.

Kadam Morten is greatly admired as a meditation teacher and is especially known for his clarity, humor and inspirational presentation of Dharma. His teachings are always practical and easy to apply to everyday life.