Gen Kelsang Wangmo is the Resident Teacher at KMC Edinburgh and 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.
ACTING RESIDENT TEACHER
Gen Norden is the acting resident teacher of KMC Edinburgh. Gen Norden was ordained as a Buddhist nun in 1994 and has dedicated her life to teaching modern Buddhism and meditation throughout the U.S. and the U.K. She has a wealth of experience and knowledge to share with students, which she presents with lightness, warmth and clarity.
Dominika Jaros has been studying and practising buddhism since the Centre opened on Leith Walk. She uses inspiring examples from daily life and has a joyful and uplifting approach to practising Buddhas teachings.
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.
Jon teaches the Thursday evening class in Dundee. 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.