Buddhist nun Gen-la Kunsang

Principal Teacher

Gen-la Kelsang Kunsang is the principal teacher at Kadampa Meditation Centre Edinburgh. She is highly experienced, well-respected and has been a close disciple of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche for more than 25 years. She is also the National Spiritual Director of Italy, Austria and Switzerland and teaches at National Festivals. She demonstrates an extraordinary and inspirational example of a modern-day Kadampa practitioner.
Her teachings are powerful and clear.

Kelsang Tharlam

Kelsang Tharlam

teaching in the city temple

Kelsang Tharlam has been an ordained Buddhist nun for many years. She brings much joy and lightness in her love for sharing Buddha’s teachings.

Kelsang Shri

Kelsang Shri

teaching Perth branch

Kelsang Shri has been an ordained Buddhist nun for many years. She brings to her teachings a sincere interest in helping others, a clear and insightful understanding of how meditation can improve our daily life, and a skillful way of making the teachings accessible and relevant to our busy modern lives.

Shri is known for her kindness, warmth and sincere approach.

Janice Kelly

Janice Kelly

teaching in the city temple

Janice is a modern Kadampa Buddhist who has been practising for a number of years. She works in the vibrant Scottish cultural sector, and her teaching provides a wealth of practical examples of how Buddhist teachings can inspire us to transform our lives.

Alana Notman

Alana Notman

teaching Melrose branch

Alana has been practising meditation and studying Buddhism for many years. She brings to her teachings a wealth of practical ways to use Buddhist meditation, sharing her appreciation and experience of the many benefits for our relationships and happiness.
She is known for her practical, down-to-earth and light-hearted approach.

Pamela Mitchell

Pamela Mitchell

teaching in the city temple

Pam is a student on the Foundation Program and has been studying and practising Kadampa Buddhism for many years.
She is a warm-hearted and dedicated volunteer member of the spiritual community.

Chammy Sirisena

Chammy Sirisena

Chammy is originally from Sri Lanka and has been practising Kadampa Buddhism in the west for many years. She draws from her experience as a working professional and mother of three to transmit Buddha’s teachings in a way that can easily be integrated into busy modern life. Chammy is a student on the Foundation Programme and teaches occasional courses and events in the Scottish Borders. She is known for her kind heart and the clarity she brings to her teachings.