SPECIAL EVENTS 2017-06-20T15:37:37+00:00


With Gen Kelsang Rigpa from the US.

Thursday 6th July 

7 – 8.30pm  |  £7


City Centre Temple – 125 Portland St, M1 4QD

This talk had previously been advertised with Gen Sangden, but due to unforeseen circumstances, she is now unable to attend.  However, we are pleased to announce that Gen Kelsang Rigpa will now teach instead.

Gen Rigpa is the Resident Teacher at KMC Hollywood & KMC LA, and National Spiritual Director for the Western US.

His heartfelt and practical teachings are presented with warmth and humor, making them accessible to everyone. He shows the joy of living a spiritual life, and is an inspiring example of Buddhism in practice. Through his clear presentation, he is able to help students discover for themselves how to integrate these timeless teachings into our modern world, making everyday life joyful and meaningful.

At this talk Gen Rigpa will share insights from the introduction to Geshe Kelsang Gyatso’s latest book How to Transform Your Life and show how we can be happy and enjoy our life, making every moment meaningful through training our mind.


With Gen Kelsang Lhachog

Thursday 31st August

7 – 8.15pm  | £6

At the City Temple – 125 Portland St

It’s difficult to be positive when you’re feeling anxious, irritated, or stressed  Yet these experiences are far too common in our hectic world.

Mindfulness and meditation are proven methods to discover the underlying causes of all you negative states of mind and replace them with positive and beneficial states of mind instead.  In this evening talk learn how you can free yourself from the harmful effects of negativity and become relaxed, positive and confident in your everyday activities.

How to use meditation to filter negativity out of your mind and out of your life

With Gen-la Kelsang Thubten

Saturday 23rd September

10am – 3pm  | £20

At the City Temple – 125 Portland St

Gen-la Thubten is a senior Teacher of Modern Buddhism who has been a disciple of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for forty years.

This day course will include two sessions with guided meditations and teachings in both.  Light refreshments will be provided over the lunchtime break.

We advise booking in advance for this event.

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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.”