Branch Teachers

John Baker

John is a senior KMC Philadelphia teacher and practitioner. Having been a student of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for over 18 years, he is well-qualified to pass along modern Buddhism. He teaches Foundation Program, General Program classes, and day courses.  In his professional life he works as a sound engineer and webmaster.

Eve Miller

Eve is a senior student at KMC Philadelphia. Having been a student of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for over 18 years, she teaches General Program classes and designs publicity for the center. A professional cellist by trade, she is very skilled in presenting Buddha’s teachings.

Anup Bogineni

Anup is the Administrative Director here at KMC Philadelphia. He is a senior student at the center and teaches General Program classes.

Jen DeSantis

Jen is the Education Program Coordinator here at KMC Philadelphia and teaches General Program classes. Her background is in neuroscience and education, and she works in program management. She enjoys community building and spiritual life in the city.

Michael Mauncele

Mike has studied Kadampa Buddhism for many years and is a senior practitioner at Kadampa Meditation Center Philadelphia. He is known for his humor, his straight-forward style, and for presenting Buddha’s teachings in an inspiring and encouraging manner.