EVERYONE IS WELCOME at Madhyamaka Kadampa Meditation Centre in Pocklington, near York. Thousands of people visit us each year.
We are a Centre of Modern Buddhism that is open to the public year-round.
ENJOY MEDITATION classes, courses and retreats, relax in the World Peace Café,
stroll around the stunning grounds, unwind as a guest in the B&B, or volunteer your time and skills.
OUR CLASSES, COURSES & RETREATS offer something for everyone, of all levels of interest and experience, including those who have never meditated. We invite you to explore our website and look forward to your visit.

Sun 23rd – Thur 27th December:
Growing your Good Heart – Bodhichitta
with Gen Kelsang Gomchen, Resident Teacher of KMC London
The teachings and meditations will be based on Guide to the Bodhisattva’s way of Life.
Contemplating the verses in Shantideva’s Guide has a profoundly liberating effect on the mind. Gen Gomchen will explain their meaning in a way that is practical and relevant to everyday life and help us to move from suffering and conflict to happiness and peace, and gradually enter, make progress along and complete the path to enlightenment.

Sunday 23rd
7:30 – 9pm Introduction
9pm Hot Chocolate Refreshments in the lounge

Monday 24th
9:30 – 11am Session 1
12 – 1pm Session 2
3 – 4pm Session 3 Q&A
5 – 6pm Session 4
7.30 – 8.30pm Wishfulfilling Jewel chanted prayers

Tuesday 25th
11 – 12:30am Session 5 with Prayers for World Peace
1pm Special Christmas Lunch
4:30- 5:30pm Session 6
7:30 – 9:15pm Offering the Spiritual Guide chanted prayers

Wednesday 26th
9:30 – 11am Session 7
12 – 1pm Session 8
3 – 4pm Session 9 Q&A
5 – 6pm Session 10
7.30 – 8.30pm WFJ

Thursday 27th
9:30 – 11am Session 11
12 – 1pm Session 12

New year Course
Free Morning & Lunchtime Meditations 

Weekdays 8:30am & 12:30pm
Weekends 2pm*

New year Course

Learn to Meditate Courses
Mar 15th – 17th 2019

Jun 28th – 30th 2-19

New year Course

Meditation and Meal
 25 Nov

Friday 28th Dec  – Tuesday 1st  January 

New Year, New You
with Gen Tharpa, Resident Teacher of Madhyamaka KMC

How many New Years resolutions have we struggled to keep?
With the power of meditation we can bring about real change and become the person we want to be
How wonderful! The New Year gives us the opportunity to reflect on the direction our life is taking and to be more clear about how we wish to change. Join us for this course to learn how you can rely on meditation, mindfulness and Buddhist wisdom to give yourself a renewed sense of purpose and meaning.

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31st December  New Year’s Eve Celebration – Buffet & Meditation
with Kadampa teachers, Margaret & Richard Hoyle

There will be a special New Year Celebration on New Year’s Eve  to see in the New Year with candle-lit midnight prayers in the magical setting of Madhyamaka Kadampa Meditation Centre in Pocklington (near York). Everyone is welcome!
You don’t need to have experience of meditation to enjoy the benefits of this evening.


8pm                    Hot punch reception

8.30 – 9.45pm    Buffet

9.45 – 10.30pm  Teaching

10.30 – 11pm      Refreshments

11pm – 12.15am Guided meditation & candle-let midnight prayers

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