Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre

Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre

Name: Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre
Address: Conishead Priory, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 9QQ
Website: www.manjushri.org
Contact: Steph Atkinson
Email: director@manjushri.org
Phone: 07760 191726
Fax: 01229 580080
Affiliation New Kadampa Tradition
Purpose of Community: A Mahayanist Buddhist charity and registered college dedicated to world peace.
Facilities: We have a Buddhist temple with Buddhist classes for beginners. We can cater for meals and have a café and gift shop open every afternoon. There are extensive grounds and woodland walks open to the public.
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: For extensive details of Kadampa Buddhism and NKT worldwide activities:
www.kadampa.orgFor a wide range of subjects related to Buddhism and meditation:
www.kadampa.org/en/reference

For guidance on how to meditate:
www.kadampa.org/en/reference/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:http://www.tharpa.com/uk/

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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