• 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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An International Festival of Modern Buddhism

UK Spring Bank Holiday Weekend 2017

Everyone is welcome to the NKT-IKBU International Spring Festival 2017.

Blessing Empowerment of Buddha Maitreya and Teachings on Loving Kindness

with Gen-la Kelsang Jampa

May 26 – 31, 2017

At Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre, UK

At this Festival, Gen-la Kelsang Jampa will explain how we can develop and maintain a good heart through the practice of loving kindness

Inaugurated by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche in 1995, the International Spring Festival is a special opportunity to experience Modern Buddhism in action at an international level.

Come together with like-minded people from over 40 countries, and experience a truly inspiring and meaningful holiday.

Click here for more details and to book.

A Blissful Journey
with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong and Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab

The book How to Transform Your Life is an extremely practical manual for eradicating our experience of problems and finding permanent happiness through developing a peaceful mind. It has recently been comprehensively revised by the author, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, and at the 2017 Summer Festival Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong and Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab will give the transmission of the essential practices from this remarkable book. This is a special opportunity not to be missed.

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Events coming up

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Living in Harmony ~ Saturday 29 April, 2.00 – 5.00

Take some time out and enjoy finding peace and harmony from within. We will explore teachings on how to deepen our acceptance of life’s difficulties and stresses, and practice simple practical meditations we can apply to our everyday lives.

Building Resilience ~ Sunday 30 April, 10.30 – 1.30

When the going gets tough, the tough get going! This course will look at some amazing ways of thinking, extracted from Buddha’s teachings, that help us to change our attitude towards problems. With practice, instead of being overwhelmed by difficult situations, we can use them as fuel for our spiritual growth and keep a happy mind – whatever happens.

Teens Exam Stressbuster ~ Saturday 6 May, 2.00 – 5.00

Meditation is known to reduce stress and anxiety and build focus and resilience. This afternoon will be packed with relaxing meditations and practical advice for building and maintaining a feeling of deep inner peace, clarity and relaxation that will see you through exam time and beyond.  

Free event – no need to book!

Mindfulness ~ Saturday 6 May, 10.30 – 1.30

The busyness and difficulties of daily life often leave us with an uncontrolled and agitated mind. By training in mindfulness, we gain control of our mind and we are able to stay focused, moment by moment on what is constructive and meaningful. We shall experience deep inner peace and be able to deal with all life’s difficulties with a positive attitude.

The suggested donation for half-day courses is £8 which includes refreshments.  No one is turned away for lack of funds.