Lama Jampa to teach in Manchester

Lama Jampa Thaye teaches Jewel OrnamentLama Jampa Thaye visits Manchester on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 February 2022 to give the next instalment of his teaching of the Jewel Ornament of Liberation.

Gampopa’s  Jewel Ornament, the key manual of study and practice in the Kagyu tradition, gives a complete explanation of the Buddhist path.

Buddha nature, precious human life, impermanence, karma, suffering, loving kindness, compassion and the six perfections are among the topics covered, making the text relevant to anyone with a serious interest in Buddhism.


Saturday 19 February: 10:30am to 12.30pm and 2:30 to 4:30pm
Sunday 20 February: 10:30am to 12.30pm

On Sunday, from 2.30pm to 4.30pm, Lama Jampa will give the initiation of Varjasattva.

Please note that while the teaching is open to all, anyone wishing to attend the initiation must have made a formal commitment to the Buddhist path through taking refuge. Please contact Kagyu Ling if you wish to take refuge before the initiation.

Venue: The Studio, Lever Street, Manchester M1 1FN. Map showing location of The Studio.

Refreshments: Drinks will be available as usual at £3.50 per day. Lunch £5; Please note that The Studio will only accept payment by card.

Tickets: £30 per day; £20 concessions. Tickets must be booked in advance. Book tickets online.

Covid-19: keeping people safe

We know that we can rely on everyone’s patience and discipline to help ensure this event is as safe as possible. The event will be managed in such a way as to minimise risks for everyone who is attending. The Studio also require certain measures to be in place. We will update plans if things change significantly but please assume the following will apply:

  • Do not attend if you feel unwell or if anyone you live with has symptoms.
  • Please wear a mask or face covering on entering and whenever moving around the space. These can be removed when seated.
  • Attendees will be required to show email ticket on entry.
  • Please arrive no more that 30 mins before the start of the event.
  • Seating will be spaced out as much as possible and we ask people to respect this.
  • Stewards will be encouraging people to spread out as much as possible.
  • Sanitise your hands on entering the venue and wash, or sanitise your hands frequently during the event.
  • Be respectful of other people and maintain social distancing.
  • Do not move chairs and cushions, except to allow a household group to sit together.