who we are
who we are
kadampa meditation centre birmingham was established to offer everyone in the birmingham area the opportunity to learn how to meditate and practice buddha’s teachings.
located next to the mailbox, 10 minutes walk from birmingham new street station, we offer a range of classes online and at the centre, in order to help people to learn reliable methods for solving daily problems. all our classes are suitable and accessible for all, including beginners.
we welcome everyone to our centre and to our classes and courses regardless of beliefs or experience.
we are a member of the new kadampa tradition – international kadampa buddhist union founded by accomplished meditation master venerable geshe kelsang gyatso rinpoche.
venerable geshe kelsang gyatso has presented the teachings of buddha, according to the pure lineage of atisha and je tsongkhapa, in a way that is relevant and practical to people with modern lives.
our resident teacher
the resident teacher at kmc birmingham is gen kelsang leksang. she has been a student of venerable geshe kelsang gyatso for 18 years and was first appointed as resident teacher at kmc birmingham in 2007.
known for her caring and positive manner, she has the ability to show how buddha’s teaching are relevant to the experiences of modern day people.
support our centre
looking for ways on how to support our centre or get involved with volunteering? we’d love to hear from you! head on over to our ‘get involved’ page via the link below to find out more: