February 15, 2017

Our Teachers

Sharon Lovich-Principal Teacher

Sharon has been practicing meditation and Kadampa Buddhism since 2003 and is the principal teacher for Kadampa Buddhism in Asheville. Before Sharon moved to Asheville in 2011, she volunteered as the Education Program Coordinator for several years at the internationally renowned world peace temple for meditation and modern Buddhism,  Kadampa Meditation Center New York.  There she received teachings and guidance directly from our General Spiritual Director, Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong, guided retreats, and taught classes.  She has engaged in numerous focused meditation retreats and is known for teaching others how to develop a peaceful mind with great skill, lightness, and humor. Today, Sharon is a part of the Special Teacher Training Program and teaches numerous meditation classes and retreats in Asheville. Sharon and her husband have one son.

 

 

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Adam Johnson

Adam is a sincere Kadampa practitioner who has been practicing Kadampa Buddhism since 2004.  Before moving to Asheville early in 2017, he studied for many years at Kadampa Meditation Center Canada in Toronto and was an active part of the community there.  Most recently, he was a student of Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab in the Teacher Training Program.  He is known for giving clear teachings and using practical examples to help students develop positive minds.  Adam is an electrical engineer and is excited to be part of the Asheville community.