Our Teachers


Kelsang Lhoundroub is the resident teacher of Kadampa Meditation Centre Montreal. Devoted student of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, he has been studying and deepening his understanding and practice of meditation and buddhism for many years. Appreciated for the clarity and depth of his teachings, Lhoundroub skillfully transmits Buddha’s profound instructions so they can guide and inspire us in our daily life.

Kelsang Lhoundroub teaches the general program classes in French on Monday evenings, Wednesday evenings and Thursday mornings as well as the Foundation Program [FP] and the Teacher Training Program [TTP] (also taught in french). He also teaches various events on the weekends.


Many inspiring teachers, ordained or lay, who are also students on the Teacher Training Program [TTP] or the Foundation Program [FP], teach classes at KMC Montreal or in surrounding areas in our branches. They all practice the buddhist path and are active and devoted volunteers at the heart of our community.

Marie-Claude MartelMarie-Claude teaches the Learn to Meditate’ class‘ (in English). She has been a devoted student of Kadampa Buddhism for many years. She is now the coordinator at KMCM and a dedicated member of the kadampa community having also volunteered as coordinator and administrative director at the mother centre in Toronto. Marie-Claude is appreciated for her friendly and warm demeanour. Her inspiring teachings reflect a clear understanding and personal experience of the instructions.
Marco LisiMarco Lisi teaches the Thursday evening class (in English). He has been practicing Kadampa Buddhism for several years and is a student on the Special Teacher Training Program (STTP). He shares his experience of the teachings with clarity and warmth and is a dedicated member of the spiritual community. Marco also teaches occasional classes in French at KMCM.