Heruka Kadampa Meditation Centre

Main Kadampa Centre in North London

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Heruka Kadampa Meditation Centre (Heruka KMC) is the main north London Buddhist centre of the New Kadampa Tradition, located close to Golders Green tube and bus station. Its purpose is to offer classes and courses on meditation and modern Buddhism for everyone, whether you are a complete beginner or an experienced meditator. Learning about meditation and the teachings of Buddha will help us solve our daily problems and find a meaningful direction in our life.

Address: Heruka Kadampa Meditation Centre, 11-13 Woodstock Road, Golders Green, London NW11 8ES

Kadam John McBretney

Resident Teacher of Heruka KMC

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Kadam John McBretney is the Resident Teacher of Heruka Kadampa Meditation Centre. He has studied and practised Kadampa Buddhism for many years under the guidance of his Spiritual Teacher, the fully accomplished meditation master and internationally renowned teacher of Buddhism, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.

Kadam John explains how to use Buddha’s teachings to solve our daily problems and find real happiness. He teaches the three Study Programmes established by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, General Programme, Foundation Programme and Teacher Training Programme, through which he inspires everyone to develop wisdom and a good heart towards others so that we can develop and maintain happy, peaceful minds in our busy daily lives.

Kadam John teaches

Weekday Meditation Classes
at Heruka KMC, Monday Evenings

Weekend Courses, Retreats & Events
at Heruka KMC and other venues

Foundation Programme
at Heruka KMC, Wednesday Evenings

Teacher Training Programme
at Heruka KMC, Sunday Mornings

Other Teacher of Heruka KMC

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Andrew de Selincourt

Crouch End
New Barnet
St. Albans


Sandrine Fanjek

Mill Hill


Roland Levy

North Finchley


Asa Bennet

Old Street
Crouch End

Website Teachers

Claudia Knights



Anju Jadeja



Thomas Tozer



Kelsang Lekmon

Golders Green


Alastair Burt

Welwyn Garden City


Gita Gupta


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Veronica Patten