Meditation in Manchester – Kagyu Ling

Kagyu Ling Buddhist meditation classesKagyu Ling Buddhist Centre gives a warm welcome to people wanting to learn to meditate in Manchester and explore the teachings of the Buddha.

Learn meditation in Manchester

Please note that from Monday 15 July to Wednesday 24 July 2024 all normal activity – classes, groups and pujas – will be suspended at Kagyu Ling and across the North West, to enable attention to be focused on the visit of His Holiness Karmapa.  Classes and pujas etc. resume on Thursday 25 July. 

Meditation classes are held three times each week at Kagyu Ling: 

Wednesday 10.30am to 11.30am: led by Derek Knott with help from Judy Whitehouse and Mark Brotherton

Wednesday 8pm to 9pm: led by Kamani Wijeyesekera and Terry Donlan

Friday 8pm to 9pm: led by Cath Sainsbury and Chris Dicken

For details, check What’s On.

You don’t need any experience and there is no need to book. Experienced practitioners lead the classes, which give you a chance to learn to meditate and practise simple calmness meditation. In addition, we give an introduction to Buddhism and explore some key aspects of Buddhist teachings.

The sessions last for just under an hour and the suggested contribution per class is £3. 

Online store

The  Kagyu Dechen Buddhism North West online store stocks a variety of Buddhist products including  books, rupas, malas, incense, meditation cushions and much more. Shop online.

Kagyu Ling video

This short video shows more about Buddhist meditation in Manchester at Kagyu Ling.

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Over 45 years of Buddhism in Manchester

Kagyu Ling, founded in 1975, is Manchester’s oldest Buddhist centre and for more than 40 years has provided people with a place and opportunity for Buddhist meditation in Manchester. Find more about Kagyu Ling and its history.