Courses & Special Events

In addition to our regular weekly classes, Kadampa Meditation Centre Southampton offers an extensive program of meditation workshops and day courses that offer practical solutions to everyday problems of modern living that are derived from the teachings of Buddha.  KMC Southampton offers an extensive program of one day courses, meditation classes, study programs and retreats.

The methods and practices taught at the centre are suitable for all individuals, whatever your level of interest. Following Buddha’s special advice, we can relax our mind, dissolve our pain and fear and become of greater benefit to others.

Upcoming Courses & special events

Overcoming Worry & Anxiety | July 21

Learn simple meditation tecniques to find relief from the everyday stress & anxiety of modern life.


By sincerely practising Kadam Lamrim we can make our life happy and meaningful, temporarily solve our human problems and ultimately find pure and everlasting happiness through controlling our anger, attachment, jealousy, and especially our ignorance. These teachings are the perfect preparation for receiving the Highest Yoga Tantra Empowerments in Part 2.

Understanding the Potential of Our Mind ~ In Ringwood | 11th Aug

A morning of guided meditations, based on the ancient Buddhist practice of Mahamudra, in which we will learn to experience mental clarity and inner peace by meditating on the mind itself.

Family Fun Day ‘Becoming Calm & Kind (4 – 16 yrs old) | 18 Aug

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

Peaceful Mind, Happy Life | Half Day Workshop Aug 25

Meditations to settle the mind and discover levels of deep inner peace causing an experience contentment and well being.

Weekend Lamrim Retreat | Retreat to Happiness | 25-26 Aug

Take time out of your hectic summer to discover the space, peace, and happiness that lie within your mind. With Principal Teacher, Gen Lekma.

Intro to Meditation Workshop in Dorchester | 25 Aug

This half-day workshop provides a special opportunity to take a break from our busy activities and hectic pace of life.

Dealing with Difficult People | Day Course – Sep 15

Sometimes difficult relationships seem impossible to improve. Discover how to shift the dynamic by seeing things completely differently. These meditations will move your mind and help your view.

Learn to Meditate | Half Day Course – Sep 29

Learn the essential tools to successful meditation. Everyone can meditate, we just need to know how and then practice those techniques.

Cure Constant Craving & Dissatisfaction | Half Day Course – Oct 13

Learn how to reduce craving and dissatisfaction and feel more content and peaceful about your life.

How to Live Lightly | Day Course – Oct 27

Buddha taught wisdom methods to help us live lightly and view the world without grasping at ourselves or others. Learn to let go of the heaviness and weight of negativity and live as lightly as a dream.

WEEKEND RETREAT | 8 Steps to Happiness retreat in New Forest | 9-12 Nov

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