• 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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This Week at Amitabha!

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


  How To Stop Worrying

Dates:           Thursdays,   March 22, 29, April 5, 12,
Times:           8 – 9.15 pm
Teacher:       Kelsang Lamchen (Resident Teacher at Amitabha KMC)
Course fee:  £6 per session or £20 for whole course
Through training in meditation and mindfulness we can build and maintain a lasting experience of inner peace and calmness that does not depend on our ever-changing external conditions,. Our usual worries and anxieties will naturally subside as our new found inner stability enables us to cope with the ups and downs of life.
This four week course will focus on how to build within ourselves these essential every-day life skills.
For the whole course please book if you can.   

How To Relax When Things Go Wrong

Saturday 24th March   10.30am – 1.30pm

With Justin Rodway

Have you noticed that no matter how hard you try, things often seem to go wrong?

Accepting what we can’t change is a powerful method for increasing our resilience and improving our mental peace.

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Skills to Transform our Outlook

Saturday 7th April     10.30am – 1.30pm

With Phill Pollintine

By skilfully using our mind in meditation we can experience a deep contentment. Through controlling our mind it becomes less like a balloon in the wind and we can actually change our view of the world.

This course is the next stepping stone for those with some previous experience of our other classes.



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