• 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)


All classes at Amitabha Kadampa Meditation Centre restart this week beginning 15th January.

Including drop-in evening classes Monday-Thursday and lunchtime meditation classes Monday-Friday. (See “Meditation Classes” for details.)


Cafe is also open again:        11am – 3pm Monday to Friday                                                                                 



Events coming up

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

 January 18th & 25th & February 1st & 8th

8pm to 9:15pm at Amitabha KMC

Meditation and mindfulness are essential for our everyday happiness and well being. On this inspiring four week course we will learn how to practically apply these in our busy modern lives, enabling us to develop a deep inner peace that is stable and lasting.
Kelsang Lamchen, the Resident Teacher at Amitabha KMC, will be leading this course.

One Class

Four Classes

 Free Public Talk in Keynsham

Join us on the first night of the new Keynsham meditation class, on Thursday 25th January, for a Free Public Talk from 7.30pm – 8.30pm.
with experienced meditation teacher, Ian Kavanagh.
Ian will introduce you to the ‘Benefits of Meditation and Mindfulness in the Modern World‘ with a short talk and guided meditation. There’s no need to book, simply turn up on the night. Everybody welcome.

Venue:    The Beehive Practice, 33A High Street, Keynsham, BS31 1DP

Regular weekly classes in Keynsham will start on 1st Feb. (see “Meditation Classes” for details.)


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