Everyone is welcome at

Nordisk Kadampa Meditasjonssenter


A center for meditation & modern buddhism in the heart of Oslo. Everyone is welcome.

Our centre is a non profit organisation registered in Norway and is part of a world-wide association of study and meditation centres dedicated to helping peopleeverywhere find meaning and purpose in their lives, and to the development of genuine inner peace and happiness.

A centre for modern Buddhism based in Oslo and is the principal centre for the New Kadampa Tradition in the Nordic Region.

Nordic Kadampa Meditation Centre organises weekly courses, drop-in meditations, day courses, as well as special events and retreats related to meditation and buddhist philosophy all year round. You do not need to be a buddhist or have previous experience with meditation in order to attend our courses.

Opening times

When the center opens this fall we will have regular opening times from morning to evening most days of the week

Majorstuveien 26

+47 45 05 19 28


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Our new Centre located in Majorstuen (Majorstuveien 26) is now being created with the help of a growing group of local and international volunteers. The demolition stage has been completed and now we would like to extend an open invitation to you all to join us in the next exciting phase of our project – bringing our vision into reality! (see plan below)

The next stage:  June – October
Now we begin creating our beautiful new space and there are many different ways to get involved:

  • building work  (skilled & non-skilled)
  • cooking
  • painting and decorating
  • interior design
  • furniture making
  • uphostery / sewing
  • finding sponsors and fundraising
  • helping with admin and research
  • hosting volunteers
  • cleaning
  • gardening
  • donating towards the wishlist  (coming soon!)

You may be able to cook once a week for our volunteers, come in for an hour or two in the evening , help out at our weekend community days … or help out whenever you have time. There will be things that can be done from home as well as on site and we are open to creative ideas and impute :)

It will be a special experience creating together such a beautiful and meaningful space which will benefit so many people, both now and in future generations.
If you would like to be involved in this special project we would love to hear from you!

Info coming soon


Info coming soon

Our resident teacher / NSD

Gen Kelsang Tubchen is the Resident Teacher at Nordic Kadampa Meditation Centre and the National Spiritual Director of the New Kadampa Tradition in the Nordic region. She was ordained as a Buddhist nun in 2003 and has many years of experience, including long periods of retreat. She is a gifted and inspiring teacher who has a strong wish to share the benefits of meditation with others.

Vemund is known for his warm heart and his deep appreciation of meditation and retreat. He loves to share his understanding with others and teaches with lightness and joy.
Teaches in Norwegian and English.

Vemund Skulberg

meditation teacher

Nina is an experienced practitioner of meditation and Buddhism and gives clear and practical teachings from her heart. Nina’s warm and practical approach make her teachings easy to understand and practice. Nina teaches some of the Sunday morning meditations.

Nina Winge

meditation teacher

Getting involved

Nordic KMC is a volunteer-run charity and there are many ways you can support the activities of the Centre.

Helping out is a great way of getting involved in a friendly community, all working to help others to find some inner peace.

All help is welcome, no particular skills are needed but if there is an area you’d particularly enjoy helping with, do let us know. There are lots of ways to help such as joining in with:

  • weekly centre cherishing
  • assisting at classes
  • publicity distribution
  • making offerings
  • administration
  • maintenance
  • other opportunities

Becoming a member

Becoming a supporting member is the most economical way to enjoy all our classes, courses and retreats.

If you attend classes regularly, your membership will represent substantial saving over paying for individual classes. As the classes you can attend are unlimited once you have paid your monthly fee, it also provides many opportunities to deepen your meditation practice and find lasting solutions to the challenges of daily life

Benefits include:

  • Free unlimited admission to all classes, courses and retreats at Nordic KMC and its branch classes
  • 30% off special events
  • Easy monthly payments speading the cost out over the whole year
  • Help us help others by contributing to the financial stability of the centre