• 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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Day course with Gen Chonden

October 27th, 2014 | Posted by web admin in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

BirdUnion of Method and Wisdom ~ Sunday 30th November with Gen Chonden

10.30am – 5.00pm

At Amitabha Buddhist Centre, Bristol

Also known as the union of the vast and profound paths, or simply as the union of compassion and wisdom, this skillful way of practising Buddha’s views and intentions can swiftly transform our mind into an experience of never-ending bliss and an unstoppable force for good.

This course includes guided meditations, teachings and discussion. The suggested donation of £20 includes refreshments and vegetarian lunch, however no-one is turned away for lack of funds.

Mindfulness ~ Sunday 7th December, 2.00-5.00pm


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 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.



heart concentrationAwakening the Heart ~ Saturday 13th December, 10.30am-1.30pm

Through contemplating and meditating upon Buddha’s unequalled and inspiring teachings on love and compassion we can awaken our heart! Overcoming negative views towards others and cultivating genuine warmth can transform our relationships and our own mind. 



No need to book for either course – just turn up!

Suggested donation of £8, includes refreshments.