Our Community

Avalokiteshvara Kadampa Buddhist Centre is a registered charity that relies solely on the kindness of volunteers in the community to run. If you would like to get involved, please consider volunteering at AKBC by coming to Centre Cherishing,  volunteering to help the centre on a weekly basis, or making a donation.


Avalokiteshvara Kadampa Buddhist Centre is a registered Canadian charity and rely on donations to support our programs. Please consider making a donation through CanadaHelps by filling in the form below:

Centre Cherishing

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will be held on the last Saturday morning of each month from 10 am – 11:30am.

Upcoming Centre Cherishing dates:

Saturday 27 October
Saturday 24 November
Saturday 22 December

Come along and cherish the Centre for an hour and a half one Saturday morning a month. . This community get-together is a wonderful opportunity to engage in cleaning, decorating, fixing, publicity and many other activities that help Dharma to flourish in Guelph and the surrounding areas. Avalokiteshvara Centre is wholly run by volunteers, so any help that you can give is appreciated.

Would you like to help the Dharma flourish in Southwestern Ontario?  Consider volunteering your time at the Centre.  Since the Centre is established for the benefit of all, when you help out a Centre, you indirectly benefit all living beings.  There are many ways in which you can get involved:

  • Attend Centre Cherishing days (monthly)
  • Help distribute publicity
  • Offer your skills and artistry
  • Make prayers and dedications

Please contact info@akbc.ca if you would like to volunteer. For Centre Cherishing days, just come along!