Sangha

Buddhist prayersThis section of the website provides information for sangha members – people who have taken refuge as Buddhists and are part of the Kagyu Dechen Buddhism north west community.

Diary dates 

Saturday 17 September 2022: Kagyu Ling Garden Party

Practice mornings at Kagyu Ling

During 2022 there will be series of practice mornings on Saturdays at Kagyu Ling. Each will focus on a deity puja and will be open to anyone who has received the relevant reading transmission. 

There will be three sessions at each practice morning: 9am to 10am; 10.30am to 11.30am; 12noon to 1pm. Lunch is not provided. 

26 February: Dorje Phagmo (not zoomed)
28 May: Medicine Buddha (Sanjay Menla) Zoom link Sanjay Menla practice morning
25 June: Dzambala  Zoom link Dzambala practice morning
20 August: Amitabha (not zoomed)
29 October: Lojong Zoom link Lojong morning
3 December: Guru Rinpoche (not zoomed)

Study group – The Precious Garland of the Supreme Path: John Sainsbury leads an online study group each Monday at 8pm, looking at Gampopa’s text, which sits at the heart of Tibetan Buddhism.  Sessions are designed for people who have had this teaching which Lama Jampa gave in Yorkshire between 2019 and 2021. Zoom link: Precious Garland study group

Please note that the study group is now in summer recess. Meetings resume on Monday 15 August 2022.

Study Group – Jewel Ornament of Liberation:
Every other Tuesday at 7.30 pm there is a group working through Gampopa’s Jewel Ornament of Liberation, which Lama Jampa has been teaching in the North West since 2017. This group meets at Kagyu Ling every two weeks.  Email john.palmer@dechen.org to check  session dates if you would like to come along. 

Meditation classes

Classes at Kagyu Ling are held each Wednesday from 10.30am to 11.30am and 8pm to 9pm, and each Friday from 8pm to 9pm.

Visit What’s On for times and dates of meditation classes and other events.

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