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.

Meditations for a Clear Mind

Meditations for a Clear Mind

Mondays Aug 13th & 20th

Learn the secret of maintaining a clear and positive mind. Discover the real nature of the mind, free from distracting thoughts. With Gen Lekma.

Meditations for a Kind Heart

Meditations for a Kind Heart

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.

Retreat to Happiness

Retreat to Happiness

Sat 24 & Sun 25 Aug | With Gen Lekma

Discover how to feel more positive and wiser in a very short time. You can book for the whole retreat, for a day or just drop-in to single sessions.

City Weekly Classes

City Weekly Classes

Meditation for Everyone

Starting on Jan 8th. Meditation Classes for everyone regardless of level or time. Just drop-in or book online.

Evening Classes

Evening Classes

Meditation Evening Classes

Learn more about Meditation & Modern Buddhism with these drop-in classes.

Family Fun Day | Becoming Calm & Kind (4 - 16)

Family Fun Day | Becoming Calm & Kind (4 - 16)

Sat 18 Aug

Bring your children to learn some simple meditations to let go of stress, anger & unhappiness and develop happiness & peace of mind.

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 | Ringwood | Romsey | Salisbury | 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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