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.

Steps to Self Improvement

Steps to Self Improvement

Drop-in Meditation Classes

Learn how meditation can help you make significant improvements to the way you feel and the way you present yourself to the world.
Class Title: Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff. With Resident Teacher, Gen Lekma.

Meditation for Busy People

Meditation for Busy People

5-Week Meditation Course

Give yourself a break!
Save 20% by doing the whole course.
Mondays 7:00 - 8:30pm.

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.

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!

Purifying the Past | Half Day Course

Purifying the Past | Half Day Course

Sat 1st June | 10:30 - 1:00pm

On this course Gen Lekma will explain how to use meditation and mantra to gain deep and profound purification of the mind. Followed by a Retreat, open to everyone.

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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