Welcome to the Kalpa Bhadra website. Kalpa Bhadra (which means 'Good Fortune' in Sanskrit) is a residential centre in North Wales providing teachings, meditations and retreats on Buddhism and the Buddhist way of life. By exploring meditation we can increase our inner peace and experience true happiness in our lives.

"When the turbulence of distracting thoughts subsides and the mind becomes still, a deep happiness and contentment naturally arises from within." --Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.

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About Kalpa Bhadra Centre


34 Mostyn Avenue,
Craig -Y- Don,
LL30 1YY
(01492) 878778

About meditation

Meditation is the heart of the Buddhist path. Through learning how to control and pacify our minds with meditation, we can reduce and finally eliminate the negative states of mind that are the cause of all our problems and pain. We can improve and finally perfect the positive states of mind that enable us effectively to benefit ourself and others.

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About Kadampa Buddhism

Kadampa Buddhism is a time-honoured tradition that for centuries has made Buddha's teachings and meditation practices available to people throughout the world. Buddhism has a timeless and universal relevance, and can be practiced by anyone in any culture, regardless of race, gender, or age. You do not need to be a Buddhist to try out these practices, or to benefit from them.

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Modern Buddhism

You can get a free electronic copy of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso's book by visiting Modern Buddhism is perfectly suited for inspiring those seeking solutions within Buddhism to problems of everyday life, as well as for encouraging practitioners of all faiths to deepen their understanding and practice of the spiritual path.