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Tushita Kadampa Meditation Centre

BASED IN OBSERVATORY, CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA

EVERYONE IS WELCOME:

Tushita Kadampa Meditation Centre

Tushita Kadampa Meditation Centre in Cape Town is a member of The New Kadampa Tradition – International Kadampa Buddhist Union (NKT-IKBU), an international association of Mahayana Buddhist study and meditation centres founded by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso in 1991 to offer the practical wisdom of Kadampa Buddhism to the people of our modern world.

Tushita KMC centre

TRILL STREET, OBSERVATORY, CAPE TOWN

Teachers At The Centre

We are very fortunate to have an Ordained Monk at the Centre as our Resident Teacher. To provide further Dharma Teachings there are a number of experienced Kadampa practitioners who have been following the Buddhist Path

Gen Namkyen

Gen Kelsang Namkyhen is the Resident Teacher of Tushita Kadampa Meditation Centre.


He ordained as a Buddhist monk in 1999 and taught extensively in the UK and The Netherlands before coming to South Africa in 2020.

Kriss Barker
Kriss Barker

Kriss Barker has been following the Buddhist path for many years and is a dedicated Kadampa practitioner.


She teaches at Tushita KMC and also currently at Kalk Bay along with being the Administrative Director for the Centre.

Chantelle Davis
Chantelle Davis

Chantelle shows a wonderful example of joy and humility and has been following the Buddhist path for many years and is a dedicated Kadampa practitioner.

She gives the meditation classes on Tuesday evenings in Observatory.

Mary Jane Mayer
Mary-Jane Mayer

Mary-Jane Mayer is a teacher who has taught for many years and formerly taught a class at Milnerton.


She is now teaching Friday lunchtimes at Tushita KMC.

Jill Wenman
Jill Wenman

Jill Wenman has been a Kadampa practitioner for many years and lives in the Observatory area.


She currently teaches the Children's Class and helps extensively at the centre.

Accommodation Available

Come and stay for a break, do your own retreat or become a resident. Be part of a Spiritual Community, have access to classes, courses and retreats at the Centre. During your stay enjoy the lounge, kitchen and garden.
If you are interested in staying at our centre please contact us:

Inside The Meditation Room

STATUES OF THE HOLY BEINGS

Hands of the Spiritual Guide
The shrine at Tushita TKMC
Dorje Shugden and retinue
Avalokhitisvara Statue

A Spiritual Home

Tushita KMC provides a spiritual home to a wide community of people from all walks of life, including ordained monks and nuns. Everyone is welcome to visit this beautiful, blessed environment, and find a place of refuge from the stress and difficulties of busy, modern life.

Feel free to try any of our meditation classes, courses or retreats, and meet like-minded people. Discover for yourself that Buddhism and meditation offer solutions to your problems that really work and answers to your questions that cannot be found anywhere else.

What is Mediation?

Membership Fees

The Tradition

Connect With the Centre

Keep up to date with events and news at the centre

Phone

+27 (0) 71 540 8855

Address

47 Trill Rd, Observatory, Cape Town 7925

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