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

Meditation for kids: Sunday, 18th October

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 25th October

9am to 1pm

These morning retreats emphasise 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, with full explanations and guided practice… Read More

Sea & Sky: Sunday 18th October

Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade Watch House Museum
NE30 4DD
2-3pm guided meditation followed by a coastal walk

Enjoy a peaceful guided meditation at the coast with Gen Kelsang Sherab.
Parking is available down Pier Road, and Tynemouth Metro Station is 15 minutes’ walk away.
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Teachings on the Liberating Prayer: Sunday 11th October


How to become an enlightened being by understanding and meditating on the Liberating Prayer
The *Liberating Prayer* is sung in every Kadampa Centre around the world, in dozens of different languages, at the start of almost every teaching, puja and retreat session.
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Room to Rent at Compassion Centre

A comfortable room is now available to rent at Compassion Centre.The centre is in a great location for local amenities in South Gosforth and Jesmond including cafes, shops and restaurants, and a very short walk to South Gosforth metro station.The rent is £340 pcm. The tenancy agreement is in line with Buddhist principles which means no alcohol, smoking or television and no meat is cooked on the premises.

If you’re interested in more information or to arrange a viewing, contact our admin director Christine on [email protected]