Our Teachers

All teachers at Tushita Kadampa Meditation Centre are qualified meditation teachers who have been studying and practising Kadampa Buddhism for many years. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Gen Kelsang Namkhyen

is the Resident Teacher of Tushita Kadampa Meditation Centre.

He ordained as a Buddhist monk in 1999 and taught extensively in the UK and The Netherlands before coming to South Africa in 2020.

Chantelle Davies

shows a wonderful example of joy and humility and she gives the meditation classes on Tuesday evenings in Observatory.

Sheila Selfe

has been following the Buddhist path for many years and is a dedicated Kadampa practitioner. She has a busy family life and shows a good example of combining meditation with daily life.

Sheila teaches the Sunday morning classes in Simon’s Town.

Kriss Barker

teaches in Simon’s Town on Sunday mornings.

Mary Jane Mayer

teaches in Milnerton on Wednesday evenings.

Kerin Goosen

teaches the Children’s classes on Saturday mornings together with Jill Wenman.

Jill Wenman

teaches the children’s classes together with Kerin Goosen.