The Atisha Centre was opened in October 1992 by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, a world-renowned meditation master who has founded hundreds of centres around the world as part of the New Kadampa Tradition - International Kadampa Buddhist Union.
He is the Spiritual Guide to thousands of people worldwide.
Since its opening Atisha KMC has continued to provide a place of peace for all who visit, and is home to a spiritual community dedicated to achieving peace through putting Buddha's teachings into practice.
Everyone is welcome into this peaceful and blessed environment. Visitors from all backgrounds come to find rest and refuge from the difficulties of busy modern life, and draw inspiration from spiritual friends.
Ongoing Buddhist meditation classes and courses at Atisha Centre offer the opportunity to discover our innate capacities for wisdom and compassion. The Buddhist practices taught here are suitable for everyone. Letting this special advice touch our hearts, we learn to become happy and to lead meaningful lives that have the power to greatly benefit others. Please use the menu to navigate to the various activities we run.