Meditation in London


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At the London Buddhist Centre we teach meditation and Buddhism in a way that is relevant to contemporary life. Most of our meditation classes take place at the Centre in Bethnal Green but we also run meditation classes in Central London every Saturday and in South London on Tuesday evenings.

Learn to Meditate
You can learn to meditate at one of our drop-in meditation classes, by attending a meditation course or by going on retreat. We teach two Buddhist meditation practices, the Mindfulness of Breathing, which enhances our awareness and peace of mind and the Metta Bhavana - the cultivation of loving-kindness.

Explore Buddhism
We run regular introductory Buddhism courses where you can learn the essential message of the Buddha, a message which you can then explore more deeply at subsequent classes, courses and retreats.

Health and Wellbeing
We teach Mindfulness Based Approaches that help prevent relapse into depression and addiction and to manage stress and anxiety. For details visit the Breathing Space Website

Community
Within our broader community we have activities specifically aimed at men, women, young people (under 35) and parents and children

Volunteering
There are many ways to become more involved and support the work of the Centre, click here for more information.

Opening times
In addition to our evening and weekend classes and courses, the London Buddhist centre reception and bookshop are open Monday to Saturday from 10.00 am until 5.00 pm. The bookshop stocks, Buddhist books, cards, rupas, malas, meditation CDs, meditation mats and cushions.

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Wheelchair access
Induction loop for those who are hard of hearing

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