We help people to live happier lives.

Using a system of inner learning called Universal Education, our courses enable people to break through their self-limiting beliefs, step outside their destructive patterns, build better relationships, and ultimately develop their own innate capacity to be wise and compassionate.

We, the Foundation for Developing Compassion and Wisdom, are working to create a more peaceful, compassionate and sustainable world built on long-lasting personal and social change, and we would love you to be a part of it.

The key to a happier and more successful world is the growth of compassion. We do not need to become religious, nor do we need to believe in an ideology. All that is necessary is for each of us to develop our good human qualities.
— The Dalai Lama, FDCW Patron

Upcoming Courses & Events


We’re making happiness a global revolution.

 From Argentina to Australia, from India to Canada, from London to Mongolia, our programs are changing lives of children, adults, families, communities and businesses.

Click here to read the highlights of what we’ve done this year to empower people to live their happiest lives, and the exciting plans we have for the future….


Our Impact

Find out how our work is changing lives, empowering individuals and benefiting the wider world.

Finding Your Happy: An online 30 day journey into 16 Guidelines.

How would it feel to wake up every day with an inner knowing that whatever the day threw your way, your happiness was unshakeable?

How different would your life be if you understood how to help all your relationships thrive and grow?

Are you ready to take a 30 day journey towards a new level of understanding of yourself, and others, through the 16 Guidelines?

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16Guidelines for a Happy Life

Join a weekend workshop to learn practical skills designed to enhance your mental wellbeing and build positive relationships.

The a.r.t. of Fulfilment

Go on a deeper exploration to uncover what makes a happier and more fulfilling life and what living up to your potential could mean.

Not sure where to begin?

Take a couple of minutes to pause and calm your body and mind and try a simple exercise.