Visiting the Centre

Thekchen Kadampa Buddhist Centre has changed its name to Kadampa Meditation Centre  (KMC) Southampton

*** New site as KMC Southampton will be coming live soon.









We are based in Southampton is a special place of tranquillity, relaxation, reflection and friendship. It is home to an International Kadampa Buddhist community who share a similar wish to make their lives meaningful by finding lasting peace and happiness from within and helping others to do the same.

The Centre is located in Bitterne Park, close to the River Itchen just past Cobden Bridge map

KMC Southampton  is open to the public and offers a variety of meditation classes from beginner’s classes to our in-depth classes. We also have  lunchtime classes and regular monthly events.



We offer beginners meditation – drop in classes, meditation one day and half day workshops, modern Buddhism retreats and Buddhist study programmes.

We hold weekly meditation classes in Southampton and many other locations, from Totton to Winchester and as far East as Dorchester and Chichester. There is something for everyone – for both beginners and more experienced meditators alike.

We look forward to meeting you!





20150417_160400KMC Southampton is open to everyone.

Open Monday to Friday 10.30 am – 5 pm and on weekends when courses are running.

You can come simply to relax, browse in our library or there is even the option to volunteer with variety jobs.


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