The Resident Teacher at Atisha Kadampa Meditation Centre is Gen Kelsang Chogma.
Gen Kelsang Chogma has been practising and teaching meditation and Kadampa Buddhism for over 25 years. She brings a wealth of experience having been Resident Teacher in Halifax, West Yorkshire and also Education Programme Co-ordinator in three major UK Dharma Centres. We are delighted that she has returned to her home town of Darlington!
Chogma was ordained as a Buddhist nun in 2009 by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche and serves as a wonderful example of the ordained way of life in the modern world. She is loved for her joyful enthusiasm and gentle skills in guiding meditations.