Monday Evening Class

Advice for a Happy Life

Learn how to turn your life around and find true happiness with practical methods drawn from Buddha’s teachings. Classes consist of guided meditations together with advice on how to apply Buddhist wisdom to our daily life.

In this series of four classes you will learn how to start a simple meditation practice which will help you find a calm centre in the midst of the busy, stressful lives most of us lead. There will also be practical advice on how to deal with common emotional problems like anger, and how to become a kinder, more confident person.

Suitable for everyone.

17th January Why Meditate? Understanding the basics of how and why to meditate

24th January Dealing with stress

31st January Overcoming anger

7th February Confidence in the face of difficulties

14th February Creating a kinder world

Classes consist of guided meditations and a short and practical talk on how to apply Buddhist wisdom to the day to day problems we face in our busy modern lives. There will be time for questions. These classes are suitable for everyone, whether you have meditated before or this is your first time. No special clothing is necessary and most people choose to sit on chairs.

When: Mondays 7:30-8:45pm 

Please arrive a few minutes early to allow time to register. Everyone is welcome to stay for refreshments after class.

Where:  In person at Ganden Buddhist Centre Halifax.

Price: £6 per class/ £4 concessions  –  to book in advance click here. Or pay on the door  £25 for five week series/ £15 concessions

Free with all membership cards.

Teacher: Martin Allingham


Martin is one of Ganden Centre’s most experienced students, having been practising Kadampa Buddhism for over twenty years.

A student on our Teacher Training Programme, Martin brings a wealth of experience and explains the teachings and meditations in a light, accessible way.






Covid safety measures in place at Ganden Centre.

  • You must wear a face-covering in the building, including during classes, unless you have an exemption.
  • As Covid symptoms can vary, if you feel unwell in any way or have been in contact with anyone with confirmed Covid, please do not attend.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.