Kadampa Meditation Center South Carolina Resident Teacher

Kelsang Jangchen

Resident Teacher

Kelsang Jangchen is a Buddhist nun and the Resident Teacher at Kadampa Meditation Center South Carolina. She has been a student of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for almost 20 years. Jangchen teaches with warmth and compassion, offering practical methods to help people experience more peace and happiness in their daily lives.

Our Other Teachers

Kris Dennis

Kris Dennis

"Simply Meditate" Teacher

Kris Dennis has been a sincere practitioner of Kadampa Buddhism for over fifteen years. She is a member of KMC South Carolina’s Teacher Training Program and teaches various classes and events at the Center. Kris is known for her warmth and humor in presenting Dharma.

Mark Gould

Mark Gould

"Simply Meditate" Teacher

Mark has been a part of KMC South Carolina since 2002. He has taught numerous classes and workshops both at the Center and around the region. Mark is a member of the Teacher Training Program, and presents the teachings in a light-hearted and insightful way.

Joe Kovaz

Joe Kovaz

"Simply Meditate" Teacher

Joe has been a member of KMC South Carolina since 2008 and is a member of the Teacher Training Program.

Frances McLeod

Frances McLeod

Charleston Branch Teacher

Frances McLeod had been practicing meditation and Kadampa Buddhism for over 15 years. She is a student of KMC South Carolina’s Teacher Training Program. Frances is known for presenting meditation and Buddha’s teachings with warmth, clarity, and humor.

Susan Nelson

Susan Nelson

Kid’s Class Teacher

Susan Nelson has been a student at KMC SC since 2009. Susan is the primary teacher for our kids‘ class on Sundays and is known for her ability to communicate ways to develop a peaceful mind in a simple and fun way. She is a student of KMC SC’s Teacher Training Program.

Devon Stansfield

Devon Stansfield

"Simply Meditate" Teacher

Devon Stansfield has been a student at KMC SC since 2009 and is currently in the Teacher Training program. She is know for her deep and sincere understanding of Buddha’s teachings.

Phyllis Young

Phyllis Young

Charleston Branch Teacher

Phyllis Young is a member of KMC SC‘s Teacher Training Program and has been practicing meditation and Buddhism for many years. She presents the meaning of Buddha’s teachings with sincerity and joy.