Kadam Ricc Bishop

Kadam Ricc Bishop is the Resident Teacher at Vajrapani Center. Kadam Ricc has been a disciple of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for over 20 years. Venerable Geshe Kelsang assigned Ricc as a Resident Teacher in 2006 and he was granted the senior title of ‘Kadam” in 2010. Kadam Ricc has studied, practiced and taught others  Kadampa Dharma for many years and takes delight in offering Buddha’s teaching as practical advice for a happy and meaningful life.

Kadam Ricc teaches our Sunday Morning, Tuesday and Thursday evening drop in meditations classes as well as the deeper study of the Foundation Program. Kadam Ricc also leads many retreats and special events at the Center.

Julie Scofield

Julie teaches introductory Buddhist meditation classes in DeLand and Orlando. She works as a Historic Preservation Planner in her daily life.

Kelsang Gyudzhin

Kelsang Gyudzhin is an American Buddhist monk who has been a disciple of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for over a decade. Gyudzhin is a wonderful teacher with both humor and remarkable insight.

Mary Raulerson

Mary teaches our Tuesday evening meditation classes when she is not out of town in her busy job. Mary is able to perfectly illustrate how we can gain actual benefit from meditation to help “balance the load” of our daily lives.