welcome to kadampa meditation centre

meditation for modern life

upcoming saturday courses

What to do when things go wrong
Inner strength
Healing the mind

current series of weekly classes

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‘Finding inner calm’
‘The Buddhist Path to Happiness’

Special event

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how our class and courses are delivered

live streamed
as recordings
at the centre

who we are

Kadampa Meditation Centre Birmingham is dedicated to the attainment of world peace by offering everyone the opportunity to develop lasting mental peace through training in meditation and Modern Buddhism

what we offer

A range of meditation classes to help you to develop a clear, calm and happy mind. Whatever your level of interest or experience, we have something for you

our tradition

KMC Birmingham is part of the New Kadampa Tradition which is an international association of Meditation Centres founded by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, in order to give everyone reliable methods to develop inner peace

enjoy the benefits of membership

take your practice further and make huge savings on classes and courses with our fantastic subscription packages!

Standard Membership

Per Month
  • access to all classes and courses
  • at the centre or online
  • including foundation programme
  • discounts for special events
  • not including away retreats
Subscribe today

Benefactor Membership

Per Month
  • access to all classes and courses
  • at the centre or online
  • including foundation programme
  • and all special events
  • not including away retreats
Subscribe today

affordable, accessible and available
online and on-demand

wherever you are and whatever device you’re on, all our classes and courses are delivered online and accessible after the live streams, allowing you to catch up in your own time, at your own pace*

*classes and courses are available for different lengths of time, please visit the bookings pages to find our more information.

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our current opening times for centre classes

the centre is currently open for all our classes and courses and you are welcome to attend these sessions in-person.

to ensure the environment is as safe as possible and to comply with current guidelines we have put in place a number of safeguarding measures which you can find more about below.

all our classes and courses are also available online- details can be seen on the relevant courses and classes pages.

general enquiries

how to find us


the centre is located next to the Mailbox and opposite the cube, 5 minutes walk from broad street or 10 minutes from new street station

by train

the centre is a ten minute walk from birmingham new street or 15 minutes from birmingham moor street and snow hill

by bus

the centre is located within walking distance of all bus routes that serve the city centre

by car

the centre is a 4 mile/12 minute drive from junction 6 of the M6 and 5 miles/15 minutes from junction 1 of the m5

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    our safeguarding measures

    To ensure the environment at the centre is safe for us to host classes again and to comply with the government guidelines we have put the following measures and procedures into place

    on arrival

    • You are advised to pre-book via our website in order to secure your place at a class as numbers are restricted

    • All visitors will be required to wear a face-covering – there will be facemasks/visors available if you come without one

    • The centre will open 15 minutes before the scheduled start time

    using the facilities

    • No refreshments will be provided but you are welcome to bring your own bottled water

    • Entry and exit will be operated on a one-way system, with markings to show directions

    • Hand sanitizers are located in different parts of the centre – please use them on entry and at various points during your visit

    • Only one person at a time can enter the toilet area, hand soap and paper towels are provided for hygiene

    shop and cleaning

    • Only two people will be allowed in the shop area at any one time

    • Cleaning will be undertaken after each class with appropriate cleaning substances

    we understand these adjustments are part of a new normal and we appreciate your understanding as we adapt in order to continue being able to deliver our classes and courses to the public. if at any point you have any queries please do not hesitate to get in contact with us