Bob Buchman

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.

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.