• 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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Medicine BuddhaTreat yourself to a holiday with a difference. Set in the rolling hills of the southern Lake District, with walks through the woods to Morecambe Bay. All the teachings take place in the stunning Temple for World Peace.

with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong, the General Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU.

Taking the Supreme Medicine of Kadam Lamrim

Kadam Lamrim is the supreme medicine that can permanently cure all the sufferings of sickness, ageing, death and rebirth.

Through relying on Medicine Guru, an enlightened being who is a Buddha Doctor, and receiving his blessings continually we can be cured of all sickness as well as the inner poison of the delusions.

We can accomplish a special power of body, speech and mind and learn how to use this special power to benefit others through healing actions.

Followed by a guided retreat with Gen Kelsang Jigme, Resident Teacher of Jampel Centre and Maitreya Centre. March 5 – 7.

Book here: http://manjushri.org/gsd-courses

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Parents and Babies Meditation Workshop 

Saturday 11 March, 2.00 – 3.00

Come and spend an hour learning how to relax and find peace with your baby. Buddhist meditation has much to offer for calming the mind and reducing stress and worries.  No experience necessary, suited to pre-crawlers.  

Fee: We suggest a donation of £2 per family/child. No one is turned away for lack of funds.

How to Enjoy Meditation ~ Sunday 12 March, 1.30 – 4.30

“If we train in meditation, our mind will gradually become more and more peaceful, and we shall experience a purer and purer form of happiness. Eventually, we shall be able to stay happy all the time, even in the most difficult circumstances.” (Geshe Kelsang Gyatso). This course will explain with simple and practical teachings and meditations how to begin and make progress in an enjoyable meditation practice. Suitable for beginners and more experienced practitioners alike.

The Meaning of I with Kelsang Lamchen ~ Saturday April 22                                

Who do you think you are? This question is of great relevance to how we relate to ourself, other beings and the other phenomena in our world, and these relationships determine our actions and experiences. Using Buddha’s wisdom teachings we can understand how our own perfect liberation and enlightenment is not only within our reach but also much easier than trying to find happiness and freedom while remaining with our deluded views.