welcome to Kadampa Meditation Centre Southampton

“Buddha advises us not to seek happiness outside ourself but to establish it within our own mind”

Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

Why come to KMC Southampton?

KMC Southampton offers methods for everyone to reduce stress, anxiety, irritation and other negative states of mind and learn instead how to become peaceful, relaxed and patient through meditation and mindfulness techniques. We also offer deeper courses and study programmes on Modern Buddhism.

The KMC has a warm, open and welcoming environment with a gift store and small refreshment café.

Don’t hesitate to come in and see for yourself, and, if you have the time, join us for one of the many meditation & mindfulness sessions throughout the week.

Making Meditation Easy

Making Meditation Easy

Drop-in Classes

With our Principal Teacher Gen Lekma. Each week you will be taught a different aspect of meditation, including increasing your motivation to meditate, what is the meaning of mindfulness and how to develop positive concentration. Don’t miss!

Learn to Meditate

Learn to Meditate

Wednesdays 7:30 - 8:30pm

In this series, we learn the basic meditations that help us feel happier and get along with others more easily. No previous experience of meditation is necessary, everyone is welcome.

Weekend Retreat in the New Forest

Weekend Retreat in the New Forest

Fri 9th - 11th

Enjoy a weekend retreat in the beautiful scenery and tranquil grounds of the New Forest.

City Weekly Classes

City Weekly Classes

Meditation for Everyone

Monday to Saturday. Meditation Classes by qualified Teachers for everyone regardless of level or time. Just drop-in or book online.

Evening Classes

Evening Classes

Meditation Evening Classes

Guided meditations that will help you to learn to meditate correctly and go deeper. Everyone is welcome.

Get involved

Get involved

Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteering with us at Kadampa Meditation Centre Southampton it is a great way to make like minded friends, learn to become happier and improve your skills.

weekend Courses

weekend Courses

Meditation Courses & Retreats

We offer methods for everyone to reduce stress, anxiety, irritation and other negative states of mind.

Lunchtime meditation

Lunchtime meditation

Take a Break & Join us

Lunchtime meditation classes for everyone. Monday to Friday.

Classes near you

Classes near you

meditation & mindfulness

Locations: Bournemouth | Chichester | Dorchester | Fareham | Locks Heath | Ringwood | Romsey & WInchester.

How to Find us

  • Walking

    2 mins walk from Debenhams

  • Walking from Universities

    8 min from Southampton City College / 7 min from Solent University

  • By Bus

    closest bus stops: Vincent Walk St. / Debenhams / Bargate St. / Above Bar

  • By Train

    It takes about 15 min walk ~ BUSES: Quayconnect / U1C / Bluestar 18 / City Red 2 / the THREE

  • By Bike

    8 min from the Train Station. Bike rails and racks nearby
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