• 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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Empowerment with Gen Chonden

November 4th, 2015 | Posted by web admin in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

Medicine Buddha Empowerment & Commentary

Medicine BuddhaSaturday 5 December 10.30 – 5.00

An opportunity to receive blessings and learn practices that will lead to perfect mental and physical health.

For further details and to book online click here: Day courses 2015

Half day courses coming up

July 20th, 2015 | Posted by web admin in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

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Saturday 28 November, 10.30am – 1.30pm

Through understanding mindfulness and enjoying practicing it,
we can experience a deeper sense of peace and well-being in each moment. Spend a few hours gaining the tools and inspiration to do this on this short course.

Baby-Walking-Up-StairsMeditation – Next Steps

Sunday 29 November, 10.30am – 1.30pm

So you’ve learnt the basics of breathing meditation and how to start cultivating a positive and happy mind!
How can you improve your experience? 
This course will help with techniques to improve your concentration and overcome distractions. It will consist of several short meditations, with advice on keeping mindful throughout.
We will then discuss how to keep a peaceful mindfulness throughout the day, every day, even when we are not formally meditating.

All courses are led by experienced meditation teachers and include guided meditations, teachings and chance for discussion. The suggested donation is £8 which includes refreshments. No-one is turned away for lack of funds.

No need to book – just turn up!