• Events & Retreats

    South London Temple

Really enjoyed my retreat style course on mindfulness meditation was great how it was all broken down and practiced and then we all had a chance to ask questions to make sure we all went away knowing how now to meditate. lovely place really warm and inviting

JackieRetreat Attendee

Courses in December

A World Gone Mad: Buddhist Solutions to Conflict with prayers for World Peace

Sunday 17th December | 11am – 2pm 

with Gen Kelsang Gomchen

With the word in turmoil, this free event provides a welcomed opportunity to conclude the year with prayers for peace to pervade the whole world. Gen Gomchen will explain how by cultivating peace within our heart we can create the causes for peace in this world and share practical things we an do on a day to day basis to create harmony within our close circle..

New Year’s Eve

Sunday 31st December | 8:30pm – 12:30am

with Gen Kelsang Gomchen

Join Kadampa Meditation Centre London for a refreshingly alternative new year party. the evening will include a bring and share buffet, a short guided meditation and a teaching on how to start 2018 with a positive mind ready to face whatever the coming year brings.

Courses in January 2018

Living Mindfully in 2018

Tuesday 2nd January | 7 – 8:30pm

with Gen Kelsang Gomchen

This Public talk will help us make a positive start to 2018. Discover how to integrate being mindful of special ways of thinking into our daily activities and how we can avoid all the problems that come from an uncontrolled body, speech and mind. The teachings will be based on the ancient wisdom of Buddhism which provide guidelines for a healthy mind and a happier way of life.

Three Principal Aspects of the Path Retreat

Friday 5th January – Sunday 21st January | Weekend retreat

with Gen Kelsang Gomchen

Everyone is welcome to attend this short retreat exploring the three principal spiritual paths of renunciation, the supreme good heart of bodhichitta and the correct view of emptiness. The retreat will be based on the classic works of the same name by the Buddhist master, Je Tsongkhapa and will emphasise gaining practical, heartfelt experience.

Learn to Meditate

Saturday 13th January | 10am – 1pm

A practical workshop introducing what meditation is, why we need to train in it and how to start a regular and effective meditation practice.

Uncommon Yoga of Inconceivability

Friday 19th – Sunday 21st January | Weekend Retreat

with Gen Kelsang Gomchen

This retreat is only for those who have received the Highest Yoga Tantra Empowerment of Heruka Body mandala and Vajrayogini. It will explore one of thirteen ‘Golden Dharmas’ – the profound transference of consciousness practice, unique to Vajrayogini Tantra through which we can accomplish Keajra Pureland in this life without abandoning our human body.

Mindfulness Day Retreat – Clarity of Mind

Saturday 27th January | 10am – 4:30pm

this one-day retreat will focus on gaining familiarity with powerful and blissful meditation on the mind itself derived from the ancient Mahamudra tradition. Suitable for complete beginners to experienced meditators, this retreat will emphasise learning how to meditate skilfully and effectively to improve concentration.