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  • 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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Summer Festival

April 27th, 2015 | Posted by web admin in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

Everyone is welcome to the NKT-IKBU International Summer Festival 2015 at Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre, UK.

Week 1 ~ July 24 – 29
Kadam Lamrim – The Treasure Vase of Kadam Dharma
with Gen-la Kelsang Kunsang

Week 2 ~ July 30 – August 8
Heruka Body Mandala & Vajrayogini Empowerments with Highest Yoga Tantra Commentary with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong

Enjoy a summer holiday with a difference. Spend some inspiring time in the English Lake District with people from all over the world developing inner peace through the practices of modern Buddhism.

Come away refreshed, invigorated and inspired – equipped with the essential tools to transform your everyday life into a meaningful spiritual path that brings immense benefit to both yourself and those with whom you live and work.

You can attend either week of the Festival or both together – or come for just a few days.
Both weeks are open to everyone and suitable for all levels.

For more information, and to book, please click http://kadampafestivals.org/summer

South West Dharma Celebration

April 27th, 2015 | Posted by web admin in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

12th to 14th June 2015 in Plymouth, Devon.

With Kadam Bridget Hayes

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Everybody is welcome to attend the first regional Dharma Celebration for the South West, held in Plymouth, Devon.

During this special weekend celebration Kadam Bridget Heyes will grant the blessing empowerment of Buddha White Tara. White Tara is a female enlightened being whose function is to bestow long life, good fortune and wisdom. An empowerment is a special blessing ceremony in which we make a connection with a particular Buddha so we can receive inspiration to heal our mind and awaken our pure nature.

Through receiving this empowerment and engaging in the practice of White Tara we shall make a strong connection with her enlightened energy. As a result we shall naturally be protected, increase our good fortune and wisdom. It is said that living beings receive Tara’s blessings as swiftly as the wind moves because she is the manifestation of the wind element of all the Buddhas.

Kadam Bridget will also offer practical advice on how to integrate Buddha’s teachings into our modern, busy lives so that we can develop our wisdom and compassion and fulfil our wish for a happy, peaceful and meaningful life.

For further details, and to book, please click http://www.meditationinplymouth.org/south-west-dharma-celebration.html

Spring Festival

March 30th, 2015 | Posted by web admin in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

Summer Festival 2015

Everyone is welcome to the NKT-IKBU International Spring Festival 2015.

Medicine Buddha Empowerment and Teachings on Healing the Mind
with Buddhist monk and international Meditation Teacher, Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab

May 22 – 27, 2015
At Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre, UK

May 22 – 25 – Meditation, teachings and empowerment
May 26 – 27 – Meditation retreat

For more details and to book click http://kadampafestivals.org/spring

Day course with Gen Chonden

February 25th, 2015 | Posted by web admin in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)
The Guide
Saturday 9 May with Gen Chonden

Everybody needs help. On the inner path of developing our mind we could make many mistakes. Learn how to find and follow an authentic Spiritual Guide who can take us to any spiritual destination we desire.

For further details and to book: click here