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.

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Dear Friends,

Thanks to the generosity of our members, volunteers, and benefactors, Avalokiteshvara Kadampa Buddhist Centre has grown into its new space in Guelph this year, providing a special place for people to meet and develop inner peace in their minds. Furthermore, this year we have been able to extend our classes in London by starting a new Foundation Program, as well as offering new classes in Guelph and other locations. This coming year we hope to further advance our education program to bring more classes to people seeking refuge in their modern busy lives.

With your support and through our work, we will continue to establish inner peace in our own minds, and thereby begin to establish peace throughout the world.

You can read about our mission to advance world peace here.

Thank you in advance for your generous support.
Avalokiteshvara Kadampa Buddhist Centre
Registered Charity number 81467 9429 RR0001

If you appreciated the classes that we hold at Avalokiteshvara Centre and its branches, please consider making a year-end contribution.

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!