Welcome to Compassion Kadampa Buddhist Centre, a place where anyone can learn to meditate, explore Buddhist ideas and develop essential life skills for wisdom, compassion and happiness.

– Relax and de-stress
– Develop and maintain a peaceful mind
– Engage in a path of wisdom and growth
– Meet like-minded people and engage in meaningful discussion
– Discover and benefit from authentic spiritual teachings

Courses and Events


The Peace of Moral Discipline: Friday 19th-Sunday 21st February – Booking Now Closed

-Shantideva, an 8th Century Buddhist Master, said in his famous poem, the Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life: “…if the elephant of our mind is bound tightly on all sides by the rope of mindfulness,all fears will cease to exist and all virtues will fall into our hands.”

Inner and outer harmony depend on ethical behaviour, which in turns requires a particular strength of mind…Read More


Meditation for kids: Sunday, 20th March

A chance for youngsters to try out some meditation and Dharma activities specially designed for children.The session will include activities such as an introduction to the meditation room, relaxing breathing meditation and a practical and interactive Dharma teaching… Read More


Vajrasattva morning retreat: Sunday 14th February

9.30am-12.30pm
This morning retreats emphasises the powerful purification practice of Vajrasattva, helping us remove obstacles to our spiritual practice and be relieved of the burden of past negativity.

Everyone is welcome, particularly anyone new to the practice of purification; the sessions will include explanations and guided practice…Read More


Meditation mornings: Sunday 28th February and 13th March

9.30am-12.30pm at Compassion Centre

Everyone is welcome to join us for a chilled out Sunday morning of essential guidance and advice to get the most out of your meditation practice.

Suggested donation is £12/£14…Read More


Meditation class in Ponteland: Thursday 10th March

7.30pm-9pm
Ponteland Memorial Hall
Darras Hall,
Ponteland NE20 9NX

Everyone is welcome to try out meditation at a special evening event in Ponteland.

The class will be fully guided by Kelsang Sherab – everyone is welcome and it is ideal for beginners…Read More


Meditation classes in Ouseburn: Tuesdays in March

Tuesday 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd March
12.15pm-12.45pm
Meeting room,
Ouseburn Farm,
Ouseburn Road,
Newcastle
NE1 2PA

Try a short taster meditation in your lunchbreak with Gen Kelsang Sherab at the meeting room at Ouseburn Farm. Everyone is welcome to try this out, ideal for beginners.

The class is funded by donation, suggested amount is £3…Read More