HALF DAY COURSES IN THE CITY2018-11-12T10:48:06+00:00

Our Saturday Half Day Courses are a perfect introduction to meditation and Buddhist philosophy as well as a great start to your weekend.  Each half day is split into 2 sessions with guided meditation and a talk in each.  The session times in the City Centre are 10.30-11.30am and 12-1pm with refreshments in the break.  If you cant make it to both sessions you are welcome to book for either. 

Booking is beneficial but not essential so do feel free to drop in on the day.

The cost in advance is £12 for the whole morning or £6 per session.  If you pay on the day it is £14 or £7 per session.  For those with Centre Card or on Foundation Programme there is no charge.


Saturday 17 November | with Gen Kelsang Lhachog

in the City Centre, 125 Portland St (click for directions)

Why is it that we can easily develop harsh and negative attitudes towards ourself and others?  Is it possible to change our stance on a situation and begin to enjoy a more positive and lighter approach to life?  Buddha’s teachings and meditations show us how it is possible.  Come along and find out more.

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Saturday 24 November | With Gen Kelsang Lhachog

in the City Centre, 125 Portland St (click for directions)

Do we engross ourselves in technology (computer games, television, social media) to try and get away from the harsh reality of the world we live in?  What if this is only causing the continuation of troubled minds and a troubled world!  What if we can create a stable and trouble free world through beginning to discover the power of the mind to create a positive & peaceful world through correct imagination.  Come along and discover more.  



Saturday 8 December | With Gen Kelsang Lhachog

in the City Centre, 125 Portland St (click for directions)

Green Tara is the ally we all need in our lives today.  On this half day course Gen Lhachog will introduce us to Buddha Tara and the practice of Liberation from Sorrow.  Whether Buddhist or not everyone has a connection with Green Tara and can benefit from this practice.



Saturday 15 December | With Gen Kelsang Lhachog

in the City Centre, 125 Portland St (click for directions)

On this morning we will contemplate what stress is and how we can recognize it early on.  Through an understanding of meditation and how we can develop a simple daily practice we can begin to reduce our stress and enjoy some mental and physical relaxation.



No.  Everyone is welcome.  These methods are applicable in our daily lives whatever our background or beliefs.

No.  The classes are all seated and you are welcome to sit on a chair or on a cushion on the floor.

Yes.  All of our classes are suitable for everyone.

No.  All of our classes are drop in.  However for half day courses and evening classes in the city there is a discount if you book in advance.

See our Membership and Prices menu for details of prices.

We are a not for profit charity.  All of the fees for classes cover the costs of running our Centres and go towards our International Temples Project.

“A warm and welcoming environment”


“I have noticed a wonderful improvement in my relationships with others and dealing with situations”


“I always leave a bit happier and a little bit kinder to others and myself”


“It was thoroughly enjoyable and helped massively with opening my eyes to how this can be used to alleviate stress.”

“I left the session feeling very peaceful, with advice that hopefully I will be able to take forwards into my work and home life.”

“There is pretty much a class every day so I can always make it along.”