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 

5 to 10 April 2023 inclusive. Nyungne retreat at Kagyu Ling. There will be no meditation classes or pujas at Kagyu Ling, and no zoom pujas, during this period.

1 & 2 July 2023: Shedra in Manchester. Lama Jampa will continue teaching Situ Dharmakara’s Commentary on the Mahamudra Aspiration Prayer and will give the initiation of White Dzambala. 

Practice mornings at Kagyu Ling

During 2023 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. 

7 January – Dzambala. Also online: Dzambala zoom.
25 March – Medicine Buddha. Also online on the usual Sanjay Menla zoom link
27 May – Green Tara. Also online on the usual Green Tara zoom link.
29 July – Guru Rinpoche
23 September – Lojong mind training
4 November – 16 Arhats (Buddha Day)

Online study group: John Sainsbury leads an online study group each Monday at 8pm. Starting from February 2023, the group will be studying two short works by Jamgon Ju Mipham Rinpoche (1846 – 1914): ‘The Wheel of Analytical Meditation’ and the ‘Instructions in the View of the Profound Middle Way.’ Anyone who has had the lung for the texts is welcome to join. Zoom link: Online study group (Monday 8pm)

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 Manchester since 2017. This group meets at Kagyu Ling every two weeks.  Email 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. 

Please note: no classes at Kagyu Ling on Wednesday 5 and Friday 7 April 2023.

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


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