Membership of Potala Kadampa Buddhist Centre

Benefits of Membership Membership contributions are an important source of income for Potala KBC.  They help maintain and improve the facilities and services we offer for the benefit of all people and all levels of interest. A strong membership ensures that Potala Centre will be able to grow in Northern Ireland, and continue to be a spiritual sanctuary for anyone wishing to find lasting peace and happiness.  Your contribution is a meaningful act of generosity that will help create inner & world peace that will benefit all of us, and those to come. Set up a standing order of £28/month to Potala Buddhist Centre Sort Code:…

Thursdays Meditation Class with Chitta

7 – 8.15pm          £6/class           265 Ormeau Rd  Belfast Thursday Nights at Potala are a great opportunity to be guided in meditation and to listen to interesting talks that will inspire, uplift and help you to improve your state of mind and learn how to deal with problems and stress in a more constructive way. These classes will be guided by Buddhist Nun and Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Chitta. Chitta has been a student of Buddhist Master Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche for over 14 years and was appointed the Resident Teacher at Potala KBC. Chitta has…

For a gift that keeps giving

We have a wide range of unique high qualty gifts, most of the items are fairtade or locally made and can be purchased from Potala Centre. Gifts available include guided meditation CD’s, books, meditation accessories, beautiful stationary and jewellery. We also have a range of gift vouchers available for attendance at our workshops, retreats, classes and events. These gifts provide everything you need to support meditation practice and/or your exploration of the Buddhist way of life. From books on meditation & Buddhism (for all levels) to meditation cushions, offering bowls, Buddha statues  you can find everything you need to support and sustain your…

Audio recordings now available

Enjoyed a class or workshop but feel like you might have forgotten some of the best parts? Or trying to meditate at home and wish you had a guided meditation to hand? If this has been your experience, then these recordings will be of benefit. We have a range of recordings available from our classes and workshops and for a small fee we can email you an MP3 of those classes / workshops you have attended and would now like to revisit. Email potala.centre@gmail.com for more information.

Monday Foundation Program in Derry – Londonderry

This class is a great way to learn about the Buddhist way of life and to take your experience of Buddhist teachings and meditation to a deeper level. Combining chanted prayers, guided meditation and commentary to a buddhist text. Beginning the New Book “How to Understand the Mind” on the 22nd January 2018. Mondays 6.30pm – 8.30pm    17-20 Magazine St, Derry/Londonderry See Calendar for class dates The facility fee is £6 per class,. Call Chitta on 07597773096 to find out more about this class.

What to expect in a “Learn to Meditate” workshop

Learn to Meditate in Half a Day is one of our most popular, accessible and enjoyable workshops. The workshop runs for three hours over the course of a weekend afternoon and is structured as follows: Talk & meditation (1 hour 15 minutes) Break (30 minutes) Talk & meditation (1 hour 15 minutes. The teacher will begin the workshop by offering guidance on how to prepare for a meditation, what posture to adopt and what to expect from the first guided meditation. Cushions are available for those who may wish to meditate in a cross legged position, but the majority of people are seated…

International Festivals – a glimpse of world peace

NKT-IKBU International Festivals offer a unique opportunity to spend time with thousands of people from all over the world and to see first hand the universality of Buddha’s teachings and the power of modern Buddhism to transform the lives of people of all nationalities and cultures.