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Upcoming programmes

Nature/clear-water-112x112.jpgWisdom In Everyday Life - Way of Shambhala
25 Apr 2014
This is the fifth course in the Way of Shambhala series, offered as a weekend programme. Prerequisites apply.

CenterFolders/Bristol_UK/redbluegomdons_-_web.jpgSimply sitting - Shamatha Meditation Session
30 Apr 2014
Sitting practice for all

CenterFolders/Bristol_UK/Lvl3MeditatorOnRock_-_small.jpgCity Retreat Day
11 May 2014
Every second Sunday of the month, this group meditation practice is open to new and more experienced meditators. No need to book, just come along.

CenterFolders/Bristol_UK/Shambhala_level_1_-_website_image_-_May_2014.jpgThe Art of Being Human (Level 1)
23 May 2014
The Art of Being Human offers both a good introduction for complete beginners to meditation and a fresh inspiration for those who may already have some experience of meditation within their own spiritual tradition.

CenterFolders/Bristol_UK/Lvl3MeditatorOnRock_-_small.jpgCity Retreat Day
08 Jun 2014
Every second Sunday of the month, this group meditation practice is open to new and more experienced meditators. No need to book, just come along.

Shambhala is an international community of practitioners of meditation in the Buddhist and Shambhala traditions. The Bristol and South West UK Shambhala Meditation Group offers meditation instruction for beginners, newcomers, and advanced students, Buddhist and Shambhala teachings, and a place to meet for people who would like to open their hearts and minds.


Would you like to learn to meditate, allow more space and joy into your life and learn how to work with your mind and body?

Then join us on Tuesday in Stroud or Dochester, or Wednesday in Bristol for meditation, talks and discussions followed by refreshments and the opportunity to socialise. You will receive meditation instruction free of charge. For more details on our programme please go to our calendar for activities in Bristol.

Bristol Regular Sessions, at 17 Lower Redland Road:

Monday mornings: 9.00am - 10.00am

Meditation pratice open to all. We finish the session with refreshments and socialising from 10.00am - 10.30am.

Wednesday evenings: 7.30pm - 9.30pm

For meditation instruction please arrive a little early if you can. We finish the session with tea and biscuits from 9.30pm until around 9.45pm.

If you would like to attend but can't make the whole session, you are welcome to stay for as long as you are able. 


Second Sunday of each month: City Retreat Days, 10am-4pm

Open to all, an opportunity to practice for longer. Meditation instruction is available for newcomers. You are weclome to attend the whole day, or just the morning or afternoon session.


We have other groups that are part of Bristol and SW U.K:

  • Dorchester: Tuesday 7:30pm - 9:00pm, at the The Friend's Meeting House, 8 Holloway Road, Fordington, Dorchester, DT1 1LF. Tel:  01305 889476 (Colin) or visit the Dorchester website for details.

  • Hereford: this group tries to meet monthly. Please email for information.

  • Stroud: Tuesday 7.45pm - 9pm, at Chalford Village Hall near Stroud. Tel 01453 889609 (Call John or Sophie) for details.

If you have any questions about our programmes or meditation please email





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