Welcome to Amitabha KMC, a special place for finding peace, friendship, spiritual growth and harmony. The Centre is located on Gloucester Road in Bishopston, one of the busiest and most vibrant districts in Bristol, and offers a sense of sanctuary for all.

We offer a range of introductory meditation classes, drop in lunchtime classes, day courses, in-depth study programs and focused retreats. Our courses are open to everyone, whether you want to learn simple meditation techniques, find out about Buddhism or deepen your current spiritual experience. We also run meditation classes in various different locations in the surrounding area. 

The focus of all our classes is how to use meditation to solve our daily problems, this is modern Buddhism.

The centre is also home to the World Peace Cafe, relaxing gardens and a small shop.        

Creating Calm day retreat

Creating calm- at home day retreat Available from 1st August - Thursday 18th August, guided by Gen Kelsang Lamchen This retreat is pre-recorded, so just set aside a day, press play and become a meditator!     Enjoy a day…

Following in the Footsteps of Buddha

Weekend retreat Following in the Footsteps of Buddha: Learn to establish a Buddhist meditation practice Friday 19th – Sunday 21st August ‘Lamrim’ or ‘The Stages of the Path to Enlightenment’ is a structured series of meditations…

Train your mind

Four Week Course Train Your Mind with Resident Teacher, Gen Kelsang Lamchen Thursdays 8-9pm August 25, September 1, 8, 15 A practical and uplifting course on how to transform all aspects of daily life into opportunities…