Courses and Events

Throughout the year, there are many opportunities to enhance our practice by engaging in Friday Night Lectures, Saturday Half-Day Courses, retreats, or special events with guest teachers. Our courses and events are suitable for everyone, regardless if you are new to meditation, or have been practicing for a while. With teachings on practical Buddhist philosophy and guided meditations, these events provide a welcome break from our busy lives, and leave us feeling refreshed and energized. Following Buddha’s special advice, we can relax our mind and become of greater benefit to others.

In addition to local courses and events,  Kadampa Festivals and Dharma Celebrations provide a wonderful opportunity to meet with Buddhist practitioners from across the Midwest, United States, and world to share experience and understanding with them. For more information about these inspiring annual events, visit our Kadampa Festivals and Dharma Celebrations page.

If you have any questions about courses and classes, you may find they may be answered in our our What to Expect at a Class section or FAQs. Also, please feel very welcome to contact us at or 608-661-3211.


Kadampa Meditation Center Madison

Year at a Glance




Noontime Meditation | Wednesdays and Fridays July 3-31 12:00-12:30 PM

New! Sunday Morning Series: The Confidence to Change | Sundays July 7-38 10:00-11:30 AM 

Meditation for Kids | Sundays July 7-21 10:00-11:30 AM (No Class July 28)

Mantra Rolling Workshop | Saturday, July 22 10:00 AM-1:00 PM



Noontime Meditation | Wednesdays and Fridays August 1-30 12:00-12:30 PM

Free Sunday Morning Class and Fall Open House | Sunday, August 18 10:00-11:30 AM

New! Sunday Morning Series: The Confidence to Change | Sundays August 18 and 25 (No Class August 4 or 11) 10:00-11:30 AM

Meditation for Kids | Sundays August 18 and 25 (No Class August 4 or 11) 10:00-11:30 AM

KMC Madison Fall Fair and Yard Sale | Saturday, August 31 9:00 AM-5:00 PM



Starting in 2019

Classes in Milwaukee | New! Series starts September 9, 2019 - Sign up for details and updates!

Fall International Festival at International Kadampa Retreat Center Grand Canyon, USA  | September 27-October 3 



Good Karma Bowl-A-Rama Fundraising

Check out our progress toward our $10,000 goal. Olimometer 2.52