Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Centre
Open to everyone, Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Centre is a special place of peace and refuge, just a few minutes walk from the beautiful sea front in Bexhill. We offer a variety of inspiring classes and courses that allow you to learn how to meditate, bring real meaning to your life and access the timeless wisdom of Buddha’s teachings. In-depth weekly study programs, chanted prayers and retreats are also provided for people who want to deepen their understanding. The Centre also has a shop with a range of books, meditation CDs and other items for sale.
Maitreya Buddhist Centre is a non-profit registered charity and member of the New Kadampa Tradition – a global organisation founded by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. The Centre is run entirely by volunteers and welcomes people from all faiths and backgrounds to discover how to find lasting happiness from within.
Kelsang Rak-ma is the Resident Teacher at Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Centre.
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Kelsang Dana is a modern Buddhist nun who has been practicing Kadampa Buddhism for many years. She presents Buddha’s wisdom with warmth and insight.
Sammi is a father of two young girls and is an engineer by trade. He has been training and practicing at Maitreya Centre for 4 years and brings a passion and enthusiasm to inspire and encourage all.
Rosemary is an experienced teacher who has been studying and practising Kadampa Buddhism for 12 years. She is known for her down to earth approach and practical teachings.