Buddhism and Meditation in Southampton
Welcome to the Southampton Triratna Buddhist Centre. We have turned a derelict pub in St. Mary's into a beautiful centre for exploring the timeless Buddhist practices of meditation, mindfulness and emotional positivity. The Triratna Buddhist Community is an international Buddhist movement which draws from all the more traditional branches of Buddhism, to provide tools that are contemporary and relevant for those seeking meaning and purpose in their lives. We are a small friendly group here in Southampton and welcome both newcomers and those with some experience of meditation and Buddhism.
Southampton Buddhist Centre
73 St Mary St, Southampton SO14 1NW
A New Beginning
Following the easing of some coronovirus restrictions, our centre has begun to re-open, initially just for Saturday sangha mornings and Friday puja evenings. In order to observe physical distancing regulations, we can accommodate up to 7 people. As with all public venues, we will be needing you to follow a protocol to keep us all safe. This will include wearing a mask, using hand sanitiser when entering the centre and maintaining a two metre distance. We will be delighted to see you and if you would like to be present in person for sangha morning then please register online, leaving your details for track and trace purposes.
You are of course very welcome to continue attending via our Zoom facility (see details below)
All our activities are running on a donation basis. For us to survive and flourish in these difficult times, we need your help. Please consider giving a donation by clicking on the bowl:
Saturday Sangha morning 11am - 1.00pm. (10 - 12.30 from 3rd October) This is open to all and is an excellent opportunity to meditate with others and learn more about Buddhism in a friendly and supportive group. We would also like to invite you to send us questions electronically each week. This is a new 'Ask a Buddhist' initiative that we are launching. Questions can be sent via Facebook messenger or by email to
Please join us for the sangha morning via this link. We're looking forward to seeing you. Remember, we are just a click of a button away so no difficult journeys wherever you are!
Puja and meditation every Friday evening for those familiar with these practices. Please contact Dhammavijaya f you would like to attend this.
The following activities are by Zoom link only:
New! Sunday morning Philosophy Club. Sunday October 4th 10.00 - 11.30am.
Western Philosophy at its best has been concerned with many of the issues addressed by Buddhism, such as
the nature of reality, ethics, clear thinking and whether our lives have meaning and purpose. This will initially be a one-off session exploring an aspect of Plato's philosophy and how it can enrich our understanding of the Dharma. If there is enough interest we plan to run it on an occasional basis throughout the year. All welcome, whether or not you have any knowledge of philosphical ideas.
Wednesday study groups have re-started at the slightly earlier time of 7pm-9pm. If you are not yet involved but would but would like to join a foundation study course online, then please email