Gen Kelsang Demo

Guest Teacher


Gen Kelsang Demo is the Midwest Spiritual Director, and the Resident Teacher at Kadampa Meditation Center Washington DC. She has been a student of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche for over 20 years and has been teaching Kadampa Buddhism since 1998.

Gen Demo is deeply respected as a teacher and practitioner. She demonstrates a wealth of practical knowledge and provides clear and inspiring teachings for people of all levels of interest.

Watch samples of her teaching:

Upcoming Special Events:

• Midwest Dharma Celebration 2020

• Midwest Dharma Celebration 2020


The Great Mother: Illuminating the Path of Wisdom & Bliss. With the Blessing Empowerment of Buddha Prajnaparamita, also known as "the Great Mother," the embodiment of the Perfection of Wisdom of all Buddhas.

• Learning to Love Difficult People

• Learning to Love Difficult People

Online Workshop

Buddhist philosophy and meditation offer clear methods for improving our relationships with others simply by changing the way we view them.

• Bodhisattva Vow Ceremony

• Bodhisattva Vow Ceremony

Online Ceremony

During this Bodhisattva Vow Ceremony we make the strong determination to become a Bodhisattva—someone who strives toward enlightenment motivated by compassion for all living beings—and engage in all the actions of a Bodhisattva.

Questions? Contact Us!

Kadampa Meditation Center Chicago

312-767-1898 (voice or text)

in Oak Park: 13 Harrison Street, Oak Park, IL 60304

in Wicker Park: 2010 West Pierce Street, Chicago, IL 60622

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