Bodh Gaya Buddhist Centre offers weekly drop in classes, beginner meditation classes, day courses, classes for kids and families, short and long retreats, and in-depth study programmes. Neighbourhood classes are also held at many locations throughout the Wellington area.
Bodh Gaya Buddhist Centre was founded by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso and is a member of the New Kadampa Tradition – International Kadampa Buddhist Union (NKT-IKBU) a global network of over 1200 Centres and groups around the world. Kadampa Buddhism brings the teachings of Buddha into the modern world and shows how anyone, Buddhist or not, can benefit from meditation and improve their quality of life.
We want to be happy all the time, but how can we do this?
We can do this through training in meditation because meditation makes our mind peaceful. When our mind is peaceful we are happy, even if our external conditions are poor.