• 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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South West Dharma Celebration

March 13th, 2017 | Posted by web admin in Uncategorized - (2 Comments)

Join us December 1 ~ 3, 2017

In fun and diverse Bristol for the South West Dharma Celebration!

A truly peaceful way to begin the holiday season…

Presented in the beautiful and elegant City Hall with Kadam Bridget Heyes

Je Tsongkhapa Empowerment • Teachings on how to train in a spiritual path in modern life  Friday evening public talk and continuing on with weekend teachings in the beautiful City Hall.

The book, “How to Transform Your Life”, continues to be available as a free download. It is an extremely practical manual for eradicating our experience of problems and finding permanent happiness through developing a peaceful mind.  


How to Transform Your Life - Download your free ebook

A number of videos are available from the Festival on the Festival’s page.

This Week at Amitabha!

March 8th, 2017 | Posted by web admin in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

Classes are back in session!  

Consider joining a Study program this Fall.  Click here for the Daily Programme and times of classes.

Events coming up

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

Learn to Meditate

        Feel good from the inside out

Date: Saturday 23rd September
Time: 10:30am to 1:30pm

A chance to learn some meditation practices that bring inner calm, clarity and joy.  These meditations are not complicated and are suitable for all, once learned we can easily implement them into our own lives and enjoy the benefits.

Suitable for beginners and advanced meditators.  We recommend a donation of £8 for the course.

However, no-one is turned away through lack of funds.  Please email info(at)meditationinbristol.org for more information or to book.  With Meditation Teacher Becky Maybury.