Meditation Courses

We offer meditation courses regularly to help you find practical solutions to everyday problems. The methods we teach to improve the quality of your life are derived from the teachings of Buddha. Meditation techniques are explained and practical advice is given on how to overcome difficulties and develop our full potential.

Everyone is welcome! It’s not necessary to have previous experience of meditation.
Costs (unless stated otherwise):
Half-day courses cost £12 including refreshments.
Full-day courses cost £20 and include a light lunch.

Half-day courses are held Saturdays 10:30am – 1:30pm. Cost is £12 including refreshments or you can attend the 10:30am session for £6.




Healing Your Heart

Sat 29 Sept 10:30am – 1:30pm
with Buddhist nun Kelsang Chogma

Gentle meditations and special ways of thinking to open your heart and overcome feelings of loneliness and grief.





Fall Festival Review

How to Live a Life of Great Good Fortune and Wisdom
Sat 20 Oct 10:30am – 1:30pm
with Buddhist nun Kelsang Chogma

Teachings and meditations based on the International Fall Festival in Portugal (followed by a one-day retreat). You don’t need to have attended the Fall Festival in order to attend this course.




Transforming Pain & Sickness

Sat 27 Oct 10:30am – 1:30pm
with Buddhist nun Kelsang Chogma

Discover how to keep a peaceful, happy mind when our body has problems, and make our suffering meaningful.





The Buddhist Way of Life

Sat 3 Nov 10:30am – 1:30pm with Buddhist nun Kelsang Chogma

With optional Buddhist Refuge Vow Ceremony
A special opportunity to enter into Buddhism by taking refuge: our promise to rely upon Buddha, Dharma (Buddha’s teachings), and Sangha (our spiritual friends) throughout our life. Everybody is welcome.
£15 (Half-price for Centre Card holders)
This course will be followed by a one-day retreat on Sun 4 Nov. Book course & retreat for £20.





Happiness From Within

Sat 10 Nov 10:30am – 1:30pm
with Buddhist teacher Martin Allingham

Find out how we can experience a deep and lasting happiness that doesn’t depend on external conditions.






A Stress-Free Life

Sat 24 Nov 10:30am – 1:30pm
with Buddhist nun Kelsang Chogma

Ditch the stress and learn to live more lightly in this crazy world. Ideal for the run-up to the Christmas holidays!