Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Tilopa

Gen Kelsang Tilopa is a senior Kadampa teacher appointed by NKT to be the Resident Teacher of KMC Liverpool for six months from February 2023 during Kelsang Gyalpo’s attendance on the Intensive Teacher Training Programme at Manjushri KMC.

Gen Tilopa has been a Resident Teacher for almost 25 years giving teachings in Scotland and in the United States in Atlanta Georgia; Columbia South Carolina; Chattanooga Tennessee; and in Asheville, Durham/Chapel Hill, and Charlotte North Carolina. In 2016 Vajradhara Kadampa Buddhist Center in Charlotte became Kadampa Meditation Center North Carolina.

At the request of NKT Gen Tilopa returned to the UK in January 2023 to become a resident and a teacher in Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Center.

Born and educated in Scotland, Gen Tilopa brings to the teachings of pure Kadam Dharma his varied life experiences to help and guide his students, and to show how pure Dharma teachings and practice can improve the quality of our daily lives at work, at home, and in our everyday relationships.

Our Teachers

Eddie Daley
Eddie DaleyEPC & West Derby Teacher
Eddie is our Education Programme Coordinator and has been studying, practising and teaching for many years. He currently teaches the West Derby class.
Kelsang Gogden
Kelsang GogdenMorning Meditation Teacher
Kelsang Gogden has been ordained for over 11 years, her joyful, funny and warm personality make her an engaging and popular meditation teacher for both children and adults.
Ken Evans
Ken EvansSouthport Teacher
Ken has been practising and teaching meditation and Modern Buddhism for many years. He shows how everyone can use the ancient wisdom of Buddha’s teachings in our modern world to find a happy and meaningful life. Ken currently teaches our Southport class.
Fiona Gordon
Fiona GordonCrosby Teacher
Fi has been studying and practising Buddha’s teachings for 12 years and has engaged in various meditation retreats. She is known for her warmth and humour and brings a very practical approach to the teachings.
Pauline Kinrade
Pauline KinradeFormby Teacher
Pauline is a well-respected teacher who has been studying & practising meditation & Modern Buddhism for over twenty years. In 2019 she completed the six-month intensive Teacher Training Programme at Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre.
Lesley Bower
Lesley BowerSt Helens Teacher
Lesley has been studying and practising Kadampa Buddhism for many years. Currently studying on the Teacher Training Programme at KMC Liverpool, she brings a wealth of experience and a kind and gentle wisdom to her teachings.