Meditation & Modern Buddhism in Calderdale

Welcome to Ganden Kadampa Buddhist Centre Online




Everyone can learn to meditate and experience the many and varied benefits that a peaceful, controlled mind brings.

Join us in the classes below to find out for yourself!


Lunchtime Meditations are back!

In-person: drop-in or book in advance

Fridays 12-12:30pm on 11th, 18th, 25th June

These guided meditation sessions give you a chance to take a break at lunchtime.  

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Finding Your Spiritual Spark – weekly classes in June

In-person and online. 

Lost your spark? This short series of classes will look at spiritual practices taught by Buddha that help us to recover our inner strength, collect our thoughts and see things in perspective. 

Click here for online class information…

Click here for in-person class information



Day Retreat at Fielden Hall, Todmorden

Sunday 13th June 10am-3pm IN-PERSON

Clear your mind, reduce your worries and enjoy some silence on this one day retreat in the peaceful setting of Fielden Hall. 

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Walk & Meditation – and a picnic lunch at Shibden Park

Sunday 20th June 10:30am start 

We’ll begin with an outdoor meditation on Beacon Hill, Halifax and then follow the public footpath through Cunnery Woods to Shibden Park for a picnic lunch. Due to the layout of the location we’re capping the meditation at 12 people so please let us know if you wish to join us. You’ll need to bring a rug and cushion or a camping chair for the meditation. 

Let us know if you want to join us for this social event by emailing

Thank you to Stephen and Amanda for the kind use of their outdoor space!


Centre Cherishing – Sat 26th June 11:30am-1:30pm 

All are welcome to cherish the centre through volunteer work. This may mean cleaning, decorating, renovating, or helping with publicity – whatever you wish to do.

Centre Cherishing is a great way to support Ganden Kadampa Buddhist Centre and to get to know the community.  Refreshments are provided.

Please contact us at if you would like to come to Centre Cherishing. 

If you can’t make it on that day you can still volunteer at other times, we especially need receptionists for our in-person classes. If you’d be able to help please contact


The Three Study Programmes

From drop-in classes to in-depth study, there’s something for all levels of interest and experience.

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Gift Vouchers – now available online!

Give a loved one the gift of inner peace by purchasing a gift voucher that can be used to pay for any of our meditation classes and events through our website.

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Make a Donation – help us benefit others

As a registered charity maintaining our building and all our activities, plus trying to reach and benefit more and more people, is a big venture. 

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The 2021 international brochure showing the latest developments in Modern Kadampa Buddhism worldwide, and the international teaching program of Festivals and Dharma Celebrations for the year is now available. 

The brochure shows the extraordinary developments in Kadam Dharma around the world that have emanated from the heart of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche. 

This year you can download two PDF versions, one for mobile devices and one for desktops. Click here to go to the brochure download page.




Copyright Notice

The audio prayers used in these teachings are produced, published and copyrighted by Tharpa Publications, and are being used here with Tharpa’s written permission.

If you wish to download the audio or ebooklet prayers for your own use, please visit to purchase a valid copy. All profits are dedicated to the International Temples Project.

Follow Along for Free – Liberating Prayer and Prayers for Meditation

The FREE EBOOK ‘How to Transform Your Life’ includes ‘Liberating Prayer’ and ‘Prayers for Meditation’ in the appendices – Download from


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