• The Profound Path of Guru Yoga

    A Special Day Course on the practice of Relying upon a Spiritual Guide, with Resident Teacher, Kelsang Gomchen

    Learn More
  • Meditate in Edinburgh & the East Coast

    Kadampa Meditation Centre Edinburgh offer classes and courses throughout Edinburgh and the East Coast, giving people the opportunity to learn to meditate and practice Buddha’s teachings in their daily life…

  • A Centre for Meditation & Modern Buddhism

    “If everyone sincerely practices the path of compassion and wisdom, all their problems will be solved and never arise again, I guaruntee this.”
    ~ Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche

Edinburgh & East Coast events occurring this month…

Click on the link below to go to the dedicated event’s page for more information or on the calendar date for additional events.  Additional months can be viewed using the arrow icon.  This information can also be accessed from the menu at the top of the page under the banner.

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Sat 01

The Profound Path of Guru Yoga

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Mon 03

Making Life Simple (Edinburgh-Morningside)

October 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Wed 05

Making Life Simple (Edinburgh-Stockbridge)

October 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Sat 15

Learn to Meditate in Half a Day

October 15 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Mon 17

Focusing on the Positive (Edinburgh-Morningside)

October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Wed 19

Focusing on the Positive (Edinburgh-Stockbridge)

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Thu 20

The Key to Happiness (Edinburgh)

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Watch a video about our recent event “Freedom From Fear & Anxiety“.

Testimonials….

Participant feedback from recent events…

Wonderful retreat, a weekend of “happiness”, “joy” and “love”…oh wonderful company and fabulous food too!!!”

Retreat Attendee
Retreat Attendee

“Wonderful day
with amazing teachers
thank you!”

 Course Attendee
Course Attendee

“The meditation really helped me to
clear my mind
and make me more
peaceful and calm

Pupil of Kings Meadow Primary School
Pupil of Kings Meadow Primary School

“The talks on mindfulness were really helpful,
I definitely feel less stressed!”

Staff Member from Creative Scotland
Staff Member from Creative Scotland

I arrived with bags full of troubles, questions and no answers and left with a sense of peace, some knowledge and happiness, with a plan to do better for myself and others”

Retreat Attendee
Retreat Attendee

Teachers

Kelsang Gomchen is a Kadampa Buddhist monk and Principal Teacher of Kadampa Meditation Centre Edinburgh.  Gomchen is primarily based in Edinburgh, but also teaches courses and events throughout Scotland including Perth, Dundee, Aberdeen and Stonehaven.  Please click on the video above to find out more.

New to this?

Meditation classes are offered on an informal, drop-in basis, so you are welcome to come along at any time. Each class consists of two guided meditations, with a teaching on a general topic of Buddhism in between. There is plenty of time to ask questions and discuss experiences with other class members, and each class is concluded with an informal chat accompanied by light refreshments with the teacher. Click on the picture above for more information on what to expect at a class.

New Meditation Classes

Aimed at busy people, we will be introducing 30 minute meditation sessions from November 2015.
The sessions will incorporate the following:
– 10 minutes of breathing meditation.
– 10 minute talk on how to incorporate breathing meditation into everyday life.
– 10 minute concluding meditation based on the topic of discussion.
Please click on the picture above to be taken to the dedicated page.