• Welcome to Amitabha Centre in Bristol, an active and flourishing Buddhist community.




    Everyone is welcome to drop-in to the centre and enjoy the peaceful and friendly atmosphere.


    There is a variety of meditation classes on offer from beginners lunchtime relaxation sessions to in-depth study programmes. The classes cover all aspects of Buddhist thought and meditation and are held in Bristol and throughout the Southwest region. Whether you're new to meditation and Buddhism or an experienced Buddhist meditator you are welcome to learn more.


    Meditation is of value to everyone because it helps us find inner peace, real happiness and contentment and the ability to share it with others; cope with the pressures and stresses of work and modern life; develop mental clarity, concentration and focus; and relate to others in a calm, caring, and constructive manner.


    The centre is also home to the World Peace Cafe, relaxing gardens and a small shop.

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Statue Painting Course

June 20th, 2016 | Posted by web admin in Uncategorized - (1 Comments)

Friday 19 to Sunday 21 AugustIMG_8339

(starts 7pm on Friday and finishes at 5.30pm on Sunday)

An opportunity to learn some traditional techniques for painting statues of Buddhas with experienced artist Kelsang Lamchen.

Beginners and more experienced welcome.

Booking required – please contact us to book and for details of facility fees and material required.


Half day courses coming up

February 1st, 2016 | Posted by web admin in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

Woman Meditating wallpaperIntroduction to Meditation

Sunday 4 September, 10.30 – 1.30

Learn to be happy – from the inside! On this practical course, you will be guided through some simple meditation techniques designed to calm and relax the mind, and to enhance and develop positive states of mind for mental and physical well-being.

Improving Self- Confidence
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Saturday 10 September, 10.30 – 1.30

This practical course will focus on simple techniques and meditations to balance and improve self-confidence. Through looking at the way in which we can develop negative thought patterns, we can understand how to transform ways of thinking to identify with ourself in positive and beneficial ways.