Madhymaka Kadampa Meditation Centre

Madhymaka Kadampa Meditation Centre

Name: Madhymaka Kadampa Meditation Centre
Address: Kilnwick Percy Hall, Pocklington, York YO42 1UF
Contact: Kelsang Droljang
Phone: 01759 304832
Affiliation New Kadampa Tradition
Purpose of Community: Offers meditation classes, courses and retreats teaching how to find a happy mind.
Facilities: World Peace Cafe, Bed & Breakfast, meditation rooms, gift shop, extensive gardens and woodland walks.
Access: We can accommodate people with disabilities.
Requirements: Non-Smoking and Vegetarian
Pratical Tips: Bring waterproof clothing and a sleeping bag. See website for booking details.
Suitability: Primary schools/Secondary schools/University students
Further Reading: Modern Buddhism free e-book:

For extensive details of Kadampa Buddhism and NKT worldwide activities:

For a wide range of subjects related to Buddhism and meditation:

For guidance on how to meditate:

The following books by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso:

Introduction to Buddhism, Transform your Life and Modern Buddhism, are available from the community’s library or to purchase from:

Also worth reading:
British Buddhism: Teachings, Practice and Development
Bluck, R. (2006) London & New York: Routledge (ch. 8 on NKT)

Buddhism in the Tibetan Tradition
Gyatso, Geshe Kelsang (1988) London: Arkana.

Prisoners of Shangri-La: Tibetan Buddhism and the West
Lopez, D.S. (1998) Chicago & London: University of Chicago Press.

Tantric Revisionings: New Understandings of Tibetan Buddhism and Indian Religion
Samuel, G. (2005) Aldershot: Ashgate

Buddhism in Bath: Adaptation and Authority
Waterhouse, H. (1997) Leeds: Leeds University Community Religions Project (ch. 5 on NKT/Amitabha)

The New Kadampa Tradition and the Continuity of Tibetan Buddhism in Transition
Kay, D. (1997) Journal of Contemporary Religion 12 (3)

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