Tuesday's 30th June - 21st July

Through awakening our compassion we improve our good heart, peace of mind, and empathy for others. Compassion makes our actions positive and meaningful and brings greater fulfilment, harmony, and happiness into our life.

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Thursday's 2nd - 23rd July & 13th August - 3rd September

"We can see and find the sun of the supreme happiness of enlightenment from The Mirror of Dharma. How fortunate we are."

- Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche

In this 8 week course we will study a selection of The Mirror of Dharma with Gen Kelsang Tsangpa. Streamed from the serenity of KMC Plymouth you will  watch the stream Live on Thursday's 2nd July - 23rd July & 13th August - 3rd September at 7pm-8:30pm with the ability to ask questions at the end of the stream.


If you miss this date don't worry! with your purchase you are able to re-watch the stream for up to 5 days after the live event! 

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Saturday 18th July

We encounter many problems and adversities in our daily life. We have two choices: we can allow ourself to become overwhelmed by life’s problems or we can develop a brave heart that can happily and courageously overcome difficulties. This will allow us to defeat our feelings of frustration, stress and anger. We can learn to respond to life’s challenges skillfully with acceptance and wisdom. Our problems will become fuel for inner transformation and give us tremendous confidence.

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Tuesday's 11th August - 1st September

Everybody experiences fear from time to time, whether it be fear of what people think of us, fear of the future or fear of failure. If our fear becomes extreme, we can feel paralyzed and overwhelmed, unable to make decisions or move forward with our life.

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Saturday 15th August

‘When things go wrong in our life and we encounter difficult situations, we tend to regard the sitution itself as our problem, but in reality whatever problems we experience come from the mind. If we were to respond to difficult situations with a positive or peaceful mind they would not be problems for us; indeed, we may even come to regard them as challenges or opportunites for growth and development.’ 

– Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche

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Saturday 22nd August

Nowadays we have so many distractions that it is rare to enjoy even a few moments of mental peace. However, by learning how to train in concentration, we will be able to keep a peaceful, focused, flexible and open mind even during our busiest days. With this new found concentration we will be able to significantly improve our meditation experience and overall inner peace, happiness and well being.

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Saturday 29th August

By understanding the mechanics of the mind we can change unhelpful habits that cause us to feel lazy and unfulfilled into ones that motivate and inspire us. Now is the time to create good habits that we can take into the future to help us deal with whatever that may hold.

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Welcome to Meditate in the South West

Kadampa Meditation Center Plymouth 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.

From our main centre in Plymouth we provide meditation classes and courses throughout Devon and Cornwall. Our meditation classes in Bideford, Brixham, Bude, Camborne, Falmouth, Launceston, Liskeard, Newquay, Redruth, St Austell, Saltash, Torquay, Totnes, and Truro  are presently being provided by livestream from our main centre.

It is open to everyone whether Buddhist or not regardless of nationality, age or gender.

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Without inner peace, outer peace is impossible. We all wish for world peace, but world peace will never be achieved unless we first establish peace within our own minds.

Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche

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evening courses

The purpose of these classes held throughout Devon & Cornwall is to learn to apply the practical advice of Buddha to our daily lives so that we can enjoy greater inner peace and happiness for our own benefit as well as for others.
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in-depth study

The Foundation Programme (FP) is designed for students who have gained a basic understanding of Kadampa Buddhist practice and are interested in pursuing a formalised and committed study programme.
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lunchtime or after work

The drop-in meditation classes are open to everyone and include step-by-step guided meditations. These classes allow you to relax, enjoy some meditation, and return home feeling refreshed and inspired.
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download this free e-book

Through practising the instructions presented in this book we can transform our life from a state of misery into one of pure and everlasting happiness.
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