Everyone welcome to a growing centre for Modern Buddhism & Meditation in Buxton offering online classes for the High Peak, East Cheshire and Staffordshire Moorlands area. Part of the New Kadampa Tradition - International Kadampa Buddhist Union.

Meditation and Mindfulness Toolkit

2 Nov – 13 Dec

Incl. in Friend of Samudra membership with online, standard & study level.
ONLINE programme with one class a week over six weeks from Kadampa Buddhist Teacher Jan Horvath.

Learn how to begin and develop a successful practice of meditation suitable for everyone. This series of 6 classes will be a perfect introduction to meditation and also inspiring for those who wish to improve their practice.

  1. Getting Started

  2. Improving our Wishes

  3. Focus and Feel Good

  4. The Secret of Mindfulness

  5. Calming and Settling Our Busy Mind

  6. The Goal of Meditation

Classes are an hour long with explanitory teachings & fully guided meditations.

Each class on the programme is pre-recorded, it is available to view at a time that suits you that week.

Eight Steps to Happiness

6 Nov – 17 Dec

Incl. in Friend of Samudra membership with online, standard & study level.
Once weekly, ONLINE teaching and meditation class with Kadampa Buddhist Teacher Kevin Bradd following the book The New Eight Steps to Happiness by Geshe Kelang Gyatso.

Suitable to those beginning meditation as well as those with experience.

As Geshe Kelsang says in this book, "Everyone, whether religious or non-religious, is looking for happiness all the time and wants to be free from problems and suffering permanently. We can fulfil these wishes through understanding and practising the instructions given in this book."

Geshe-la reveals how we can transform all life's difficulties, and in practical ways use this timeless wisdom to find meaning and lasting happiness in our busy modern lives. The methods and advice are particularly relevant to the challenging circumstances we are going through at this time.

  1. Inner Peace

  2. Creating Great Happiness

  3. Transforming Adversity

  4. Using the Power of a Mind of Meditation

  5. The Best Wish

  6. Develop the Supreme Mind of Enlightenment

Each class is an hour and a half pre-recorded. Simply book each week and engage at a time that suits you.


Tuesdays at 19:30

Incl. in Friend of Samudra membership with online, standard & study level.

Systematic meditation sessions broadcast LIVE ONLINE from the centre with Kadampa Buddhist Teacher Sam Shaw.

Following the presentation of Lamrim, Stages of the Path to Enlightment, from The New Meditation Handbook by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.

We will engage in Prayers for Meditation and then you’ll be fully guided sequencially through one of the 21 Lamrim meditations presented in this book each week.

Peace Time

Two meditations a week

Available now

Incl. in Friend of Samudra membership with online, standard & study level.
20 minute pre-recorded ONLINE guided meditations from the centre with Kadampa Buddhist Teacher Sam Shaw

Following the Living Meditation series from Tharpa Publications.

A great way to use the free time you have in a meaningful way.

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Samudra Kadampa Buddhist Centre Registered Charity no. 1081470

47 High Street
High Peak
SK17 6HB
Without inner peace, outer peace is impossible. We all wish for world peace, but world peace will never be acheived unless we first establish peace within our own minds.
—Ven. Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche