Kadampa Meditation Center Austin

Everyone is welcome to attend
Grow spiritually to benefit yourself and others
Find true happiness. Finally.

Kadampa Meditation Center Austin was started in 2003 by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, and became part of the global New Kadampa Tradition of Buddhism.

Our meditation center is ready for you

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You don’t have to be a Buddhist to learn how to meditate or to benefit from meditation.

We wish to inspire and empower people to reach their full spiritual potential in order to be of greatest benefit to their family and, by developing inner peace, be active contributors to world peace.

Meet your local teachers

Our resident teacher

Noreen Flack

Noreen has studied and practiced Kadam Dharma under the guidance of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche for nearly 30 years. She spent much of her practice and training at Kadampa Meditation Center Washington in Seattle and has taught both beginner and advanced meditators alike how to take Buddha’s teachings to heart. She is well loved for her teachings that combine sincerity, humor and countless examples of how to apply Dharma to family and work life.

Donovan Acker

Donovan is a wonderful example of a modern day Kadampa Buddhist. He is currently studying on the Special Teacher Training Program. Donovan brings practical and relatable insights into each teaching.

Jamie Childers

Jamie has been studying and practicing Kadampa Buddhism for more than 20 years and is our Education Program Coordinator. She joined KMC Austin after moving to San Antonio in 2018. Jamie’s delightful teachings resonate with her deep faith and commitment to her practice.

Angelina Fadool

Angelina moved to Austin from San Francisco where she had been studying Buddhism for several years. She's known for her quick wisdom and ability to apply her knowledge of Buddha's teachings into her work life in the tech industry. If you're looking to transform your work days you'll love Angelina's practical presentation of modern Buddhism.

Laura Morrison

Laura is well known for her love and warmth bringing a heartfelt and sincere presentation of modern Buddhism in her teachings. She is originally from Argentina and teaches classes in Spanish as well as English.

Laura ha practicado Budismo Kadampa por muchos años bajo la guía del Venerable Gueshe Kelsang Gyatso. Nacida en Argentina, Laura enseña con sinceridad y sentimiento las prácticas de meditación y Budismo moderno.

Kathleen Ramos

Kathleen has been a student at KMC Austin for nearly 20 years and is our Administrative Director. In addition to teaching, Kathleen helps manage the center as our Administrative Director and helps in countless ways to keep the center running smoothly.

Michael Wellman

Michael has been studying and practicing at KMC Austin for many years. He brings compassion and practical every day examples of how to integrate Buddha’s teachings into our daily life.

KMC Austin

Please reach out if you have any questions. We’re happy to help!

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Phone: (512) 916-4444
Email: info@meditationinaustin.org

1918 Bissel Lane
Austin, TX, 78745 U.S.


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KMC Austin is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit & member of the New Kadampa Tradition—International Kadampa Buddhist Union