Kadampa Meditation Centre Edinburgh

Meditation & Modern Buddhism Classes

on Leith Walk

These online classes are available to everyone based in Edinburgh and the East Coast of Scotland.

We are hoping to be returning to in-person classes at our centre from mid August. Space is limited to 12 people, respecting the 2-metre safeguard.

Online classes continue to be offered for those unable to attend live classes. 

Commit yourself to our 4 meditations/ week series

You get 4 x 30 minute meditations

for just £10 

(Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, one meditation per day)

Kadampa Meditation Centre Edinburgh emerged from the pure intention and vision of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, founder of the New Kadampa Tradition, so that everyone can learn to be happy and free from their problems.

KMC Edinburgh is open to everyone.


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Everyone welcome

To KMC Edinburgh

The heart of Kadampa Buddhist Meditation Practice for all the people of Edinburgh and surrounding districts.
Hopefully soon you will be able to come and visit us, have a freshly ground coffee or a pot of Suki tea in our Café, view our beautiful building, experience the peace and tranquility of our Meditation Room and browse through our books to help make your life more peaceful.

In the meantime, to keep everyone safe, you can visit us online for our online meditation classes and teachings designed to help us all live a happier, more peaceful life.

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"Thank you, these teachings are a real gift"
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"Thank you Gen-la Kunsang and to everyone at KMC Edinburgh for 'coming into my home' via online streaming and bringing me such profound and beautiful teachings and blessings. I feel so deeply grateful and hope that I can repay your kindness by putting these teachings into practice."
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"Friendly & welcoming atmosphere. I am new to this but found the session very worthwhile. I left thinking differently."
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Bookings are now open for the NKT Summer Festival from July 24 – August 8



WEEK 1 Buddha Amitayus Empowerment
and teachings on The New Eight Steps to Happiness
with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong


WEEK 2 Buddha Green Tara Empowerment
and teachings on Advice from Atisha’s Heart
with Gen-la Kelsang Jampa

For more information and booking please visit

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Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, the Founder of this Tradition and of KMC Edinburgh