Samudra Buddhist Centre, Buxton
Free Sunday Class
Solutions for Difficult Times
Sundays, 6.30 - 7.45pm


Begin the week with a clear positive mind. The class include a simple relaxing breathing meditation, short talk and prayer for World Peace. Suitable for beginners and those with experience. We sit on chairs.

Dates: Sept. 3, 10, 17, 24. Oct. 1, 22, 29, Nov. 5, 12, 19, 26, Dec. 2

Venue: Samudra Buddhist Centre, 47 High Street, Buxton, SK17 6HB, SK17 6HB

Special Meditation Series - Healing Meditations for Body and Mind
Includes dealing with stress and anxiety. Everyone Welcome


22nd October - 8 December

Meditation is a method to develop positivity of mind and bring peace to our mind, which everyone can learn and practice. This enlightening series focused on health will help us develop insight and experience of practical ways to deal with issues of health, as well as a range of effective meditations to use. These drop in classes are held in Buxton, Glossop, Leek, Macclesfield (new), Prestbury and Whaley Bridge. All meditation classes except Macclesfield are £6 (£5 concession). We also offer a series discount.

See the class schedule for dates and times in your area.

Silence is Golden Retreat
Clear Mind Meditations
Friday 24 - Sunday 26 November 2017


All sessions guided by Gen Kelsang Sangye, Samudra Centre's Resident Teacher.

In this weekend retreat we will engage in simple guided meditations, helping us to experience mental clarity and inner peace by meditating on our mind itself. Together they lead us on a voyage of exploration of our mind through which we can discover our own inner potential for lasting peace and happiness.

A chance to taste for yourself the special benefits of silence in this silent retreat and free your mind from the demands of your busy daily life in Tara Centre's beautiful environment. Everyone is welcome. Suitable for both beginners and those with experience.

The weekend will start with an introductory talk with Gen Sangye on Friday 24th November at 7.30pm and will end after lunch on Sunday 26th November. Each meditation session will last approximately one hour and fifteen minutes.

Retreat schedule:

Friday 24th November
6.00pm- Supper
7.30pm- Introduction

Saturday 25th November
8.00am - Breakfast
9.30am - Session 1
11.30am - Session 2
1.00pm - Lunch
4.30pm- Session 3
6.00pm - Supper
7.30pm - Offering to the Spiritual Guide Chanted Meditation (Optional) / own meditation practice or study

Sunday 26th November
8.00am - Breakfast
9.00am - Session 4
11.30am - Session 5
1.00pm - Lunch

Venue: Tara KMC, Ashe Hall, Ash Lane, Etwall, Derbyshire, , DE65 6HT

Cost: (all inclusive)
Single Ensuite - £110
Single - £105
Twin - £100
Dormitory - £90
Camping - £85
Non Res. Meal only (lunch and Supper) - £70

Special Japanese Evening
Meditation, Music and a Meal
Saturday 2 December 2017, 6.30pm


The evening will begin with a relaxing meditation guided by Gen Sangye and will be followed by a tasty three course Japanese inspired vegetarian meal. After dining we will have the good fortune to enjoy some delightful music from an accomplished visiting flautist Jenna.

Venue: Samudra Buddhist Centre, 47 High Street, Buxton, SK17 6HB, SK17 6HB

Cost: £20

Healing Ourselves and Others
Blessing Empowerment of Medicine Buddha
with Gen Kelsang Sangye
Saturday 9 - Sunday 10 December 2017


Learn how to heal yourself and be of most benefit to others. From the ancient wisdom and tradition of Buddha, we will receive the empowerment and healing blessings of Medicine Buddha. Everyone welcome

Venue: Samudra Buddhist Centre, 47 High Street, Buxton, SK17 6HB, SK17 6HB


Saturday 9th December
10.00 - 1.00pm, Healing Ourselves and Others, Cost: £10
3.00 - 5.00pm, Medicine Buddha Empowerment, Cost: £15

Sunday 10th December
10.00 - 1.00pm, How to Practice (Commentary and Session on Medicine Buddha), Cost: £10

Entire course cost (both days): £30

Rooms to Rent
A clean and peaceful environment to live


Are you interested in living in a small community where you can improve your experience of meditation? Samudra Centre is close to the town centre with easy access to public transport, shops, and leisure facilities,and an area of outstanding natural beauty on our doorstep! We offer a clean, warm, friendly and peaceful environment where up to four residents can study and develop their dharma practice whilst helping others to do the same. Long and short term stays are welcome where rooms are available. Contact us at Mobile: 07527292908, Landline: 01298 79777 or email us at

Venue: Samudra Buddhist Centre, 47 High Street, Buxton, SK17 6HB

Foundation Programme Study Classes
Deepen your experience in Buddha's teachings


If you wish to deepen your experience in Buddha's teachings and find meaning and lasting happiness in your modern lives you will enjoy the Foundation Programme. These classes are held at the centre and are designed for students who wish to advance their studies.

Venue: Samudra Buddhist Centre, 47 High Street, Buxton, SK17 6HB

Inspirational NKT Videos
A Great Collection of Dharma Jewels for your Viewing


Do you need that extra boost of inspiration? Waiting online for you is the New Kadampa Tradition YouTube Channel which is packed with videos and talks from past NKT events that you may have missed.

View many gems of wisdom from Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong and other amazing NKT Teachers.

Gen Sangye Teaching in Preston
Short inspiring videos to use for your next meditation


Are you looking for some words of wisdom to use in your every day contemplations. Click the buttons below and watch fantastic teachings on mindfulness by Gen Sangye.

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