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 has been ordained as a Buddhist monk for twenty-two years and taught extensively in the UK and The Netherlands before coming to South Africa in 2020.

Kelsang Sangkyong

has been ordained since 2008 and moved to Tushita KMC from Johannesburg in May 2017.

He taught for several years in Johannesburg & Pretoria and now gives regular classes at the Centre. He has a light and joyful approach to sharing Dharma teachings.

Chantelle Davies

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

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.