Resident Teacher

Kelsang Khacho is the newly appointed Resident Teacher of Akshobya Kadampa Buddhist Centre. She is a modern Buddhist nun who has been a devoted student of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche for many years. She is known for her loving and compassionate nature, as well as her practical presentation of Buddha’s teachings.

She is an inspiring example of modern Buddhism in practice and is dedicated to helping everybody discover Buddha’s wisdom and find real, lasting happiness.

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Richard Schulte is a student on the Foundation Program at our Centre and has been practicing Kadampa Buddhism for nearly 10 years. Richard brings his natural “conversational” teaching style to a number of our meditation classes and retreat sessions.

Jason Barlow is a sincere practitioner who has been practising Buddha’s teachings for more than 15 years. He is a student on the Foundation Program and explains Buddha’s teachings in a practical way that is easily applicable to everyone’s busy daily life.