Samudra Buddhist Centre, Buxton
Simply Meditate
Free Friday Lunchtime Meditation Sessions
Fridays, 12.15 - 12.45pm


Suitable for beginners and those with experience.

July 19
August 9, 16, 30

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

International Summer Festival
The Oral Instructions of Mahamudra
Friday 26 July - Saturday 10 August 2019


Week 1: Abiding in the heart with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong, General Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU. Includes the Empowerment of Je Tsongkhapa

Week 2: Infinite Bliss with Gen-la Kelsang Jampa, Deputy Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU. Includes the Empowerment of the Wisdom Protector Dorje Shugden

The 2019 NKT-IKBU International Summer Festival is a festival of modern Buddhist teachings, meditations and blessing empowerments.

It is open to anyone who wishes to learn how to use the scientific methods of modern Buddhism to solve their daily life problems, enjoy lasting inner peace, and eventually attain the supreme happiness of full enlightenment.

At this Festival you will enjoy teachings and meditations on a core practice of modern Kadampa Buddhism - The Oral Instructions of Mahamudra.

You will also receive the blessing empowerments of Je Tsongkhapa and Dorje Shugden.

To find out more, watch the videos and visit the website to book now.


Venue: Manjushri KMC, Conishead Priory, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 9QQ

Meditation for Everyone
Autumn meditation classes in Buxton, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Glossop, Leek, Macclesfield, Prestbury and Whaley Bridge


Series 1: Mindful Living - Protecting Ourself

The Autumn Term 1 dates of our popular weekly meditation classes in Buxton, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Glossop, Leek, Macclesfield, Prestbury and Whaley Bridge are now online.

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

How to Transform Your Life Guided Retreat
Friday 23 - Monday 26 August 2019


Learn how to develop through meditation positive thoughts and attitudes to bring peace to your mind and purpose and meaning to your life. Everyone Welcome. You can just drop in.

Sessions: 10.00am, 12noon, 3.00pm and 7.30pm

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

Single Session - £4
Single Day - £12
Entire Retreat (4 days) - £40

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.

Free E-Book
How to Transform Your Life


Solve your own and others' problems. Through practising the instructions presented in this eBook we can transform our life from a state of misery into one of pure and everlasting happiness. These instructions are scientific methods to improve our human nature. Everybody needs to be good-natured with a good heart, because in this way we can solve our own problems as well as those of others, and we can make our human life meaningful.

This eBook is offered to everyone completely free. Download it today!

Free E-Book
Modern Buddhism


This eBook Modern Buddhism - The Path of Compassion and Wisdom, in three volumes, is being distributed freely at the request of the author Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Download it today!

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