• 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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Say No to Worry ~ Saturday 10 June, 10.30 – 1.30

It seems the worries of modern life are endless, so come along to this uplifting course to learn some simple meditation techniques to lighten the load. Packed with practical tips, the morning will focus on how Buddha’s ancient wisdom can inspire us and essentially help us to deal with our difficulties and problems in a worry free way! Suitable for beginners and advanced meditators alike, everyone is welcome.

Improving Meditation ~ Sunday 18 June, 10.30 – 1.30

In ‘How to Understand the Mind’ Geshe Kelsang Gyatso says, ‘The main function of concentration is to make our mind peaceful, when our mind is free from the turbulence of distracting conceptions it becomes calm and smooth… Concentration gives us the freedom to accomplish whatever we wish for.’ On this half day course we will have the opportunity to learn practical techniques to improve our concentration through meditation, and to increase our motivation to become free from distractions. 

Improving Self-Confidence ~ Saturday 1 July, 10.30 – 1.30

You have UNLIMITED potential for happiness. And you can create this with your own mind! This short course explains how, rather than focusing on our current limited view of ourselves, we can instead relate to our limitless potential.

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