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General Programme Teachings at Manjushri

Beginning to learn how to find inner peace

Everyone, regardless of their level of experience or background, can benefit from the classes & courses offered on the General Programme. It is a highly accessible programme designed to address everyday problems with simple and practical advice that makes sense according to our daily experience.

These classes and courses provide a basic introduction to Buddhist teachings and meditations. Through these we can learn how to use Buddha's advice as a solution to our daily problems. In this way we come to experience a sense of peace and happiness in our lives.

Everyone is welcome – you do not need to be a Buddhist to attend.


Available on-line or in-person

GP Classes at Manjushri


Courses at Manjushri

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Foundation Programme Teachings at


 Studying paths to Inner Peace

The Foundation Programme (FP) at Manjushri KMC provides an opportunity for residents and non-residents to engage in systematic study and meditation on the essential subjects of Kadampa Buddhism based on six books by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche. The emphasis in the classes, which consist of teachings, meditation, and discussion, is on gaining practical experience of Buddha’s teachings that you can apply to your daily life. 


This Foundation Programme at Manjushri KMC takes place on a Monday evening and is taught by Gen Rabten.


Current Book Being Studied -

This can also be studied by correspondence


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Special Teacher Training Programme at Manjushri

Studying to find and give Inner Peace to others

The Special Teacher Training Programme (STTP) at Manjushri KMC was designed by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche to train qualified Teachers of Modern Kadampa Buddhism. It is taught by Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong.

The core of the programme is the study and meditation classes based on the books of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche.

The purpose of the study component is to enable students to gain an understanding of the deep meanings of Buddha’s teachings and learn how to apply them to modern daily life.

The purpose of the meditation component is to enable the students to gain practical experience of the meaning of the teachings. Qualified Teachers need both.


There are two ways to participate in the programme:

  1. Attending the live classes at Manjushri KMC

  2. Studying by correspondence


Currently studying

 The Oral Instructions of the Mahamudra  

Further information