Gen Kelsang Zamling,
The Resident Teacher (principal teacher) at KMC Chicago is modern Buddhist monk Gen Kelsang Zamling. Gen Zamling has been a student of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for many years, and has taught in the United States and in the UK. Gen Zamling completed an intensive 6 month Special Teacher Training Program with our General Spiritual Director, Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong, to further his qualifications as a teacher.
Gen Zamling is known for his practical approach, warmth, and clarity. He is well-loved by his students, and sets an immaculate example of someone who has taken Buddha's teachings to heart.
When teaching, Avery draws on a wealth of experience in applying Dharma to everyday life.
Michael's casual energy makes his teaching style very easy to connect with.
Dory's teaching style is infused with a sincere enthusiasm for Dharma.
Steve's kind and friendly approach to teaching balances helpful precision and real-world experience.
Glynis's teaching style shows her life-long devotion to helping others grow and flourish.
With many years' experience both teaching and studying Buddhism, Elvita brings a steady, calming, spiritual energy to the classes and meditations she leads.
Lotus brings heartfelt enthusiasm to her very accessible teaching and meditations.
Paula teaches with warmth and kindness, sincerely wishing to help others become more peaceful and happy.
Elena's approach while teaching highlights the practical, real-world application of these meditations and teachings.
Dave's straightforward style and warm heart make his teaching very clear and approachable.
Alba brings a deep confidence in the power of Dharma to her teaching and meditations.
Jodee's friendly nature and warmth make her teaching very accessible.
Rafael loves to see others thrive. His teaching exudes kindness and deep personal experience with Buddha's teachings.
A long-time practitioner of Kadampa Buddhism who recently lost his sight, Rich brings a straightforward approach to sharing Buddha's teachings.