Courses, events and latest news


Mindfulness courses at the centre include Introduction to Mindfulness Half-Days, 8-Week courses and Compassion Based Living Courses - full information can be found here



Transforming Life's Challenges Through Mindfulness with Gelong Thubten Part 1
Sat 19th Oct 2pm-5pm


Transforming Life's Challenges Through Mindfulness with Gelong Thubten Part 2
Tue 12th Nov 7pm-9pm


Alistair Appleton - Weekend Buddhist course (subject matter tbc)
Sat 22nd & Sun 23rd Feb 2020, 10am-4pm each day
(Bookings will be through the Mindsprings website)

Charlie Morley - 'Lucid Dreaming, Conscious Dying' 2 day workshop
Sat 8th & Sun 9th Feb 2020, 10am-4pm each day


A request to recite Karmapa Khyenno for the removal of Obstacles for HH Karmapa and the Kagyu Lineage and for the Long life and good health of the precious Gurus

Gelong Thubten was recently interviewed on ITV's This Morning

The new sign has gone up at the centre  

Photos of the new flags going up at the centre 

Photos of the Tibetan Tea Room, Quiet Room & Tara Room which show them in their new layout

Weekly Schedule at the Cardiff Centre

for example in the event of a visiting teacher. Please contact us to confirm if you are travelling from far afield OR PLEASE CHECK MEETUP FOR ANY CHANGES TO THE REGULAR SCHEDULE 

17:30 - 18:00  Tea Room Open for a cup of tea before meditation
18:00 - 19:00  Drop-in Guided Buddhist Meditation class with Lorraine
19:00 - 20:30  Hatha Yoga with Minu

19:00 - 21:00  Western Chan Meditation Class (1st and 3rd Tuesday of each Month)

11.30 - 14:00  Tibetan Tea Room open
17:00 - 17:45  Tibetan Tea Room open
17:45 - 19:00  Buddhist online teachings on the large screen in the shrine room with highly respected Tibetan Buddhist Masters
19:00 - 20:00  Yoga with Heidi
19:00 - 19:30  Chenrezig Puja (all welcome)
19:30 - 20:30  Buddhist meditation - Buddhist prayers are chanted at the start and finish then there is SILENT sitting practise (no guidance) broken up by a bell every 20 minutes for time to stretch

12:30 - 13:30  Drop-in Meditation Class with Anthony
15:00 - 19:00  Volunteer afternoon -  many jobs around the centre and outside to do

18:00 - 20:30  This slot is open for the course YOU want to run - contact to discuss room hire

SATURDAY (Morning) 
07:30 - 08:30  Green Tara Puja* (Compassion practice in Tibetan)

08.30 - 11.00  Daffodil Sangha (Thich Nhat Hahn Meditation Group) Next meetings on Sun 10th Nov & Sun 8th Dec
18:00 - 18:30  Chenrezig Puja, leading into:
18:45 - 19:30  Guru Rinpoche Puja

*How to recite the Green Tara mantra​

​If you would like to give a donation for drop-in classes towards running costs it will be gratefully accepted - a donation bowl will be on the table in the room.

Please contact the centre if you would like to dedicate a prayer for someone at any of the Pujas.

NOTE: Check this and the website for the following monthly events: Silent Retreat day, Guided Retreat Day, Introduction to Buddhism workshops, Foundation Mindfulness Workshops, visiting teachers and much more.

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