Welcome to Our Centre

Avalokiteshvara Kadampa Buddhist Centre (AKBC) offers meditation classes, in-depth study programs, chanted prayers, courses and retreats, offered in-person at our meditation centre in Guelph, Ontario. Our classes are open to everyone, regardless of background or previous experience. There is no need to register for our meditation classes. Just come along. These classes are drop-in and open to everyone.

We are currently offering branch classes on Tuesday evenings in Kitchener, Thursday evenings in Georgetown and Saturday mornings in Elora. Stay tuned for upcoming classes in Stratford and London. Keep updated on our upcoming classes by subscribing to our monthly newsletter or following us on Facebook.

Our Meditation Classes

Suitable for everyone, these drop-in meditation classes offer simple, practical methods to improve the quality of our lives and develop inner peace. Each class focuses on using Buddhist understanding to help us solve our daily problems, let go of negative minds and find the lasting happiness we seek.

Everyone is welcome at Avalokiteshvara Kadampa Buddhist Centre.

Upcoming Events

We offer a wide range of classes, courses and retreats at AKBC. Please see some of our upcoming events below.
For a more detailed list of events, please visit our calendar.

Foundation Program

July 22 @ 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm

Summer Meditation

July 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

Offering to the Spiritual Guide

July 25 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Wishfulfilling Jewel Prayers

July 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm


August 9 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

A Simple Meditation Training

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Special Events

annual picnic fundraiser

Annual Picnic Fundraiser 2024

September 8 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us for our Annual Picnic Fundraiser to support AKBC and our programs

heart sutra day course

Heart Sutra Course

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Heart Sutra - day course - learning the meaning of emptiness

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