The Teaching Team in Kent

 James Baskerville is the Resident Teacher of Jampel Kadampa Buddhist Centre.

James has been practising and teaching Kadampa Budhism for over twenty years. He has engaged in extensive retreats, including silent retreats and he is specially known for his clarity, humour and inspirational presentation of Buddhist teachings.


Chelvi has been a Kadampa Buddhist for over 18 years. She is a mother and a social worker working mainly in end of life care. Meditation has helped transform and heal many aspects of Chelvi’s life. Her teachings are always insightful, clear, and easy to apply to everyday life.


Kay’s quest to find meaning and purpose culminated with her finding Kadampa Buddhism and becoming a student of Geshe Kelsang over 18 years ago. She is a sincere practitioner, engaging in study programmes and retreats. Kay’s teachings are light, heart opening and inspirational.


Lisa, has a strong desire to share her own joy and purpose she has found through the practice of meditation and Buddhism. She is a phsyiotherapist and is known for her practical, kind hearted, humorous and inspirational presentation of Buddhist teachings and meditation.