Mahakaruna KBC Teachers

Kelsang Chogyop – Resident Teacher

Kelsang Chogyop is the resident teacher at Mahakaruna Center.  She is a modern Kadampa nun, who has studied extensively and practiced Kadampa Buddhism for over ten years under the guidance of Ven. Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.  Chogyop has taught meditation classes across the country.  She is known for her warm heart, practical teachings and sincere practice of the Dharma.

Chogyop teaches noontime meditation, introductory classes, an in-depth study program and various day courses and special events at the Center.

Steve Pazin – meditation teacher

Steve has been meditating for over 10 years and is a sincere and knowledgeable practitioner.  He shows the example of how to incorporate meditation into a busy modern life.


Chris Taylor – meditation teacher

Chris has been practicing meditation for many years.  With his warm and down to earth style, he delights in bringing Buddha’s teachings to the area.  Chris teaches Sunday morning Meditations for World Peace and other classes at the Center.