THE RESIDENT TEACHER
Gen Kelsang Wangmo has been studying and practising Kadampa Buddhism and ordained as a nun for over 20 years. Loved for her gentle and joyful approach and her sincere example, Gen Wangmo’s lighthearted yet profound teachings provide practical wisdom for modern daily life.
Catherine jointly teaches the Dundee Class. She has been practising Kadampa Buddhism for many years. Drawing on her experience as a psychotherapist, she brings a depth of experience and warmth to her teachings. Catherine has a sincere interest in helping others to find benefit and insights for growth through meditation.
Alana teaches the weekly Melrose class. She has been practising meditation and studying Kadampa Buddhism for many years. Alana brings to her teachings a wealth of practical insight and ways to use Buddhist meditation, sharing her appreciation and experience of the many benefits for our relationships and happiness.
She is known for her warm, down-to-earth and light-hearted approach.
Chammy teaches the weekly Peebles class. She is originally from Sri Lanka and has been practising Kadampa Buddhism in the west for many years. Chammy draws from her experience as a working medical professional and mother of three to transmit Buddha’s teachings in a way that can easily be integrated into busy modern life. An experienced student studying the Foundation Programme, Chammy teaches occasional courses and events at the Centre and within the Scottish Borders. She is known for her kind heart, discerning wisdom and the clarity she brings to her teachings.
Pam teaches the weekly Perth class and has been practising meditation and studying Kadampa Buddhism for many years. An inspiring student of the Foundation Programme and a dedicated volunteer member of the spiritual community, Pam is known for her loving approach and the joy she brings to her teachings.
Jon teaches the weekly Morningside class. He has has been practising meditation and studying Kadampa Buddhism for over 16 years. Drawing from his experience as a Centre manager, social worker and time spent in long meditation retreat, he brings a practical wisdom and light hearted approach to his teachings.
Kevin teaches a number of the weekend courses and classes in the Temple space. He has been studying and practicing Kadampa Buddhism for many years. A busy father and a sincere student on Foundation Programme, Kevin is appreciated for his insightful and practical approach in putting Buddha’s teachings into practice in daily life. His honesty, warmth and clear presentations make his teachings and meditations enjoyable and inspiring for everyone.