Our Teachers

Our Resident Teacher, Gen Kelsang Gomlam

Gen Kelsang Gomlam is the Resident Teacher at Kadampa Meditation Center Madison and Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso’s representative in Madison. She has been studying, practicing and teaching Kadam Dharma for many years. Gen Gomlam’s heartfelt and practical teachings are presented with warmth and humor, making them accessible to everyone. Through her loving kindness, sincere concern for others, and deep understanding of Buddha’s teachings, Gen Gomlam provides an inspiring example of someone who has taken Buddha’s teachings to heart.

KMC Madison Teachers

Debbie Loomis has been studying Kadampa Buddhism for several years and is a dedicated practitioner. Debbie teaches with warmth and kindness, sincerely wishing to help others become more peaceful and happy through developing their own confidence in the power of meditation.

Lowanna Mobley has been a longtime student of our Foundation Program (FP), where she also serves as our FP Monitor. She is known for her enthusiasm and loving nature, bringing humor and genuine insight to her teaching.

Dave Ropa studies on our Foundation Program and has been practicing Kadampa Buddhism for many years. His explanations emphasize practical Kadampa Buddhist views, intentions, and simple meditation techniques we can immediately integrate into our busy lives. Dave is loved for his clear and practical teaching style.

Linda Zoesch is on our Foundation Program and is a sincere and experienced practitioner, student, and meditator. She brings a kind heart and a gentle approach to her teachings, making them easy to understand and apply to daily life.