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.

Wake up Smiling | 2-Week Course

Wake up Smiling | 2-Week Course

Mondays 29th July & 5th Aug | 7 - 8:30pm

Meditations to motivate ourselves to take advantage of every moment of our life. Suitable for everyone. You can drop-in or take the whole course.

Beginners Meditation Classes

Beginners Meditation Classes

Wednesdays 7:30-8:30pm

Do a Course or just drop-in! Everyone is welcome. Suitable for all levels of experience. Every Wednesday evening.

Feature Meditation Class

Feature Meditation Class

Monday 22 Aug | 7:00 - 8:30pm

Special tested techniques to help you make your mind still and clear, free from distractions. Learn about the nature and function of the mind, and gain deeper concentration.

Weekend Courses

Weekend Courses

Meditation Courses & Retreats

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

Dealing with Difficult People

Dealing with Difficult People

Sat 31 Aug | 10:30 - 3:30pm

In this 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!

Evening Classes

Evening Classes

Meditation Evening Classes

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

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!

Lunchtime Meditation

Lunchtime Meditation

Take a Break to Meditate

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

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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