Resident Teacher - Kelsang Shechog
Kelsang Shechog is a Buddhist nun and the Resident Teacher of Kadampa Meditation Centre Auckland. Shechog has been practising and teaching Kadampa Buddhism for over 16 years.
Shechog’s teachings are exceptionally clear and she presents profound ideas in a way that is easily accessible and applicable to modern life. Shechog is much loved for her gentle manner, kind heart and for showing an inspiring example for everyone on the spiritual path.
Shechog will be teaching weekly classes in Mt Eden and Takapuna, as well as half-day workshops and the Foundation Programme study class.
Classes taught by Kelsang Shechog
Weekly Drop-in Class in Mt Eden
Weekly Drop-in Class in Takapuna
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