Buddhist teaching in Manchester by Lama Jampa

Buddhist teaching in Manchester by Lama Jampa ThayeLama Jampa Thaye will visit Manchester on 1 and 2 July 2023 to teach the second part of Situ Dharmakara’s Commentary on the Mahamudra Aspiration Prayer composed by the 3rd Karmapa, Rangjung Dorje.

This commentary provides a profound explanation of Mahamudra meditation and a defence of the special precepts preserved in the Kagyu tradition.

The teaching will take place on Saturday 1 July from 10.30 am to 12.30pm and 2.30pm to 4.30pm and on Sunday 2 July from 10.30am to 12.30pm.

On the afternoon of 2 July, Lama Jampa will bestow the initiation of White Dzambala.

Anyone with a serious interest in Buddhism is welcome to attend the teaching but the initiation is only open to those who have made a formal commitment to Buddhism by taking refuge. If you wish to arrange to take refuge, please contact us in advance. Email manchester@dechen.org

The venue is The Studio , 51 Lever Street, Manchester M1 1FN.

Buy tickets online

Tickets must be purchased online in advance: tickets for the July 2023 teaching.

A two day ticket is £65 and a one day ticket is £35. Concessions are available for full-time students and people in receipt of Universal Credit or Pension Credit.  There is no charge for those under 18.


Refreshments are available as usual at The Studio. Wristbands for unlimited hot drinks are £5 per day, for lunch are £6 per day (£8 with pudding) and for both (including pudding) are £10 per day. Please note that The Studio will only accept card payments for wristbands. The area around the venue also has a host of cafes and restaurants.