Our Teachers

Bob Buchman


Bob
Bob has been studying meditation and Buddhism for over 17 years. He is one of our senior teachers, teaching for more than 15 years. He has a knack for integrating Buddha’s teachings into his life and is enthusiastic about sharing his experience with others. He has his own business as a technical trainer in Atlanta.

Upcoming Events

Apr
24
Tue
7:00 pm Huntsville Ongoing Meditation Cl...
Huntsville Ongoing Meditation Cl...
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
With Kadampa Meditation Teacher Yingji Wang. These ongoing drop-in classes are designed so that you can join us at any point in the series and not feel left out. Each class contains a brief meditation, a short teaching and discussion. Each series lasts for a few weeks, before switching topics. Everyone welcome! No need to register…just drop in! Class Fees: ...
7:30 pm Poncey Highlands Meditation Class
Poncey Highlands Meditation Class
Apr 24 @ 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Ancient wisdom for modern times! Join us for a special series exploring the practical advice found in the famous Buddhist text, Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life, by meditation master Shantideva. These ongoing drop-in classes are designed so that you can join us at any point in the series and not feel left out. Each class contains two meditations ...
Apr
25
Wed
12:00 pm Atlanta Central Library Meditation
Atlanta Central Library Meditation
Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Meditation causes peace of mind, the source of true happiness. You can use it throughout your daily life to free your mind from negativity such as anxiety, anger or accumulated stress, and to help you be the person you want to be in every relationship, creating harmony at home and on the job. These meditation classes include a short introduction ...
12:00 pm East Atlanta Public Library – Lu...
East Atlanta Public Library – Lu...
Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Meditation causes peace of mind, the source of true happiness. You can use it throughout your daily life to free your mind from negativity such as anxiety, anger or accumulated stress, and to help you be the person you want to be in every relationship, creating harmony at home and on the job. These meditation classes include a short introduction ...
6:00 pm Florence AL – Introduction to Me...
Florence AL – Introduction to Me...
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
With Kadampa Meditation Teacher Bonita McCay. Learn or refine your meditation skills with this highly qualified meditation guide! All are welcome. Just drop in…no advance registration needed. Please call (256) 412–5734 if you need any additional information. Class Fees: ° General & Foundation Program Members: Free ° Benefactors: Free ° Non-Members: $7 per class Please see our Membership page at ...
Apr
29
Sun
10:30 am Sandy Springs Meditation Class
Sandy Springs Meditation Class
Apr 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Please join us every Sunday as we look at various aspects of Buddhist psychology, providing practical advice for our busy modern world. We begin each class with a short meditation to relax and prepare our minds, followed by a practical teaching perfect for both beginner and advanced meditators. We then end the session with another brief meditation based on the ...
Apr
30
Mon
8:00 pm East Atlanta: Happiness from the...
East Atlanta: Happiness from the...
Apr 30 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
A four-week series with meditations, teachings, and meaningful discussions each week.KMC Georgia Resident Teacher and American Buddhist monk, Gen Kelsang Mondrub, will introduce a simple and practical approach to daily life based on the practices of modern Buddhism. This practical advice will lead to authentic and lasting results in our pursuit of happiness and freedom. Each class will include a guided meditation. Attend one ...
May
1
Tue
7:00 pm Huntsville Ongoing Meditation Cl...
Huntsville Ongoing Meditation Cl...
May 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
With Kadampa Meditation Teacher Yingji Wang. These ongoing drop-in classes are designed so that you can join us at any point in the series and not feel left out. Each class contains a brief meditation, a short teaching and discussion. Each series lasts for a few weeks, before switching topics. Everyone welcome! No need to register…just drop in! Class Fees: ...
7:30 pm Poncey Highlands Meditation Class
Poncey Highlands Meditation Class
May 1 @ 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Ancient wisdom for modern times! Join us for a special series exploring the practical advice found in the famous Buddhist text, Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life, by meditation master Shantideva. These ongoing drop-in classes are designed so that you can join us at any point in the series and not feel left out. Each class contains two meditations ...
May
2
Wed
12:00 pm Atlanta Central Library Meditation
Atlanta Central Library Meditation
May 2 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Meditation causes peace of mind, the source of true happiness. You can use it throughout your daily life to free your mind from negativity such as anxiety, anger or accumulated stress, and to help you be the person you want to be in every relationship, creating harmony at home and on the job. These meditation classes include a short introduction ...

Kelsang Wangdu


Wangdu is an American Buddhist Monk. He has studied Meditation for over 14 years and has been a Buddhist monk for 10 years. Wangdu has been teaching meditation classes for over 2 years. Wangdu is the Education Program Coordinator for Kadampa Meditation Center. In this role he works with the Resident Teacher to plan Meditation Classes and retreats for the center. During the day he drives a school bus for the Fulton County school system.

Elin Begley


Elin has been a member of the Kadampa Meditation Center Georgia for 10 years. She has been a teacher for 4 years, and is on the Board of Directors. She works for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as a Health Scientist at the Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention in the Epidemiology & Surveillance Branch.

Melanie Boyd


Melanie Boyd began studying and practicing meditation with KMC GA in 2006, and she started teaching about a year later. She is a native Georgian and lives in East Atlanta with her husband. Professionally, Melanie works in Human Resources.