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!

***Due to the current restrictions and building layout all our events are online. ***


Buddhist nun Kelsang Chogma

Online teachings for local people

Kelsang Chogma is the Resident Teacher for Ganden Kadampa Buddhist Centre in Halifax. She has been practising and teaching meditation and modern Buddhism for over twenty years.

Kelsang Chogma was ordained as a Buddhist nun in 2009 by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso and serves as a wonderful example of the ordained way of life in the modern world. She is loved for her joyful enthusiasm and gentle skill in guiding meditations. 

Kelsang Chogma’s General Programme classes will continue being offered online. Advance registration is required to attend these classes.

Live-stream classes are offered with replay available for 7 days. 


Meditation Toolkit: a 5-week series in March

This course is essential for everyone who wishes to understand how to be successful in their meditation.

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Refuge Retreat: Gateway to Buddhism

Deepen your refuge in the Three Jewels and make progress on the path to enlightenment.

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Freedom From Stress & Anxiety

Let go of our stressed and anxious minds and deal with our negative emotions more confidently and effectively.

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Virtual Cookery Lesson: 7 – 8pm Mar 14

This month – how to make cauliflower pizza base with the wonderful cookery teacher Ali Jones. 

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How to be Patient With Ourself & Others

Become more accepting of your own and others’ limitations and escape feelings of irritation & discouragement. 

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Kids’ Club Online – once a month on Zoom

These half-hour sessions will include some quiet time and meditation and some fun discussion and stories – all along the theme of ‘How to be Happy & Kind’.

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The Buddhist Path – Thursday evenings

These Zoom classes are ideal for those who wish to learn about or deepen their understanding and experience of Buddhism and spiritual practice.

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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. Any donations, large or small, would be greatly appreciated. 

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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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