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.

Meditation for Busy People

Meditation for Busy People

Drop-in Meditation Classes

Guided Meditations and practical teachings to deal with the stress and tension of busy daily lives. Suitable to all levels of experience.

Beginners Series | The Peace of Meditation

Beginners Series | The Peace of Meditation

Wednesdays 7:30-8:30pm

Drop-in. Everyone is welcome. Suitable for all levels of experience.

Dealing with Difficult People | In Chichester

Dealing with Difficult People | In Chichester

Sat 22nd June | 10:30 - 1:00pm

In this half-day course, Gen Lekma will explain how to change our perspective so we alter the way we feel and respond to these challenging people in our lives so we can be happier and have harmonious relationships.
Everyone is welcome!

Silencing the Inner Critic | With Kadam Lucy James

Silencing the Inner Critic | With Kadam Lucy James

Meditation Talk | Sun 30th June 11-12:30pm

Kadam Lucy will help us use meditation to experience the freedom of letting go of self-critical thoughts, self-doubt, and feelings of discouragement. Don’t miss!

City Weekly Classes

City Weekly Classes

Meditation for Everyone

Morning, Lunchtime & After Work Classes. Evening Classes & Courses. Weekend Classes, Courses & Retreats. Taught by qualified Kadampa Teachers for everyone regardless of level or time. Just drop-in or book online!

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 to Meditate

Everyone is welcome. Take a break to recharge mentally. From Monday to Thursday.

Evening Classes

Evening Classes

Meditation Evening Classes

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

Classes near you

Classes near you

Weekly Drop-in Classes

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

Kadampa Festivals

International Festivals of Modern Kadampa Buddhism

International Festivals of teachings, empowerments and meditations on modern Kadampa Buddhism
Everyone welcome

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
© KMC Southampton - New Kadampa Tradition – International Kadampa Buddhist Union – Registered Charity Number: 1050611

 

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