Samudra Buddhist Centre, Buxton
All classes, courses and retreats are now online while Samudra Centre and all of its branches are temporarily closed.

We provide online classes, courses and retreats for those in the High Peak, Staffordshire Moorlands and Cheshire East area.

If you are not within this area please find your nearest Kadampa Centre providing online meditation here.

Live stream chanted prayers are open to everyone everywhere, please see our diary of events for times and/or contact us to find out how to join in and more about them.

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Live Stream Membership
Includes all online classes, courses, retreats and events
No min. Contract length, cancel anytime


This membership allows you to join in all live stream classes, courses, retreats and events.

Cost: £20/pm

24-hour Tara Puja for the Welfare of the World
Monday, 8 June 2020, 02:00, 06:00, 10:00, 14:00, 18:00 and 22:00


Join hundreds of people around the world for this powerful online puja at which we recite Liberation from Sorrow, Prayers and Requests to the 21 Taras and deeply request the Blessed Mother to bestow her blessings on all living beings so that all sickness and other obstacles are quickly removed. Everyone is welcome to join in.

This puja is recited six times in the 24-hour period beginning at 02:00 UK time, with the Praises recited seven times in each session. Join as many sessions as you wish.

This special practice will now happen on the 8th day of every month.

Venue: Manjushri KMC, Live Stream Service

Live Stream Puja: Free

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Inspiring Solutions for Difficult Times
Advice and Online Meditations from Tharpa


There is no doubt that the situation with COVID-19 is one of the biggest crises our generation has faced. Widespread anxiety and concern for the welfare of ourselves, our loved ones and countless others around the world is at an all time high and most of our normal day-to-day activities have come to a standstill.

Visit this website to discover audio and video advice for these uncertain times.

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

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.

Amazing NKT Photos
A vast collection of world-wide centres and behind-the-scene pictures of NKT happenings


Loads of photos and images from past events plus behind-the-scenes photographs of new centres evolving.

Enjoy the beautiful photographs taken by so many talented photographers

Inspirational NKT Videos
A great collection of teaching and meditations for your viewing during these times of isolation


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 are there for you during this time of probable isolation.

Tharpa Publication
Discover the latest news


2020 Kadampa Buddhism Worldwide Brochure


Enjoy this preview of the 2020 brochure showing the latest developments in Modern Kadampa Buddhism worldwide, and the international teaching program of Festivals and Dharma Celebrations for 2020.

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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