Lam Rim Bristol Buddhist Centre

Patron: Ganden Tripa Kyabje Rizong Rinpoche
Spiritual Director: Ven. Geshé Damchö Yönten

Autumn 2017 Programme

(The new programme for Spring 2018 is available here.)

Buddhist teachings are traditionally given freely, but the Centre relies on voluntary support. If you wish to contribute, suitable donations are: evening/day classes £3.50/£1.50; weekend courses per day £10/£5 waged/unwaged. At weekends, a light lunch is normally available but you are welcome to bring your own food.

The complete downloadable programme for the Centre is available here. Please check this website from time to time for updates on the programme.

Monday Evenings

Basic Meditation

4 September - 11 December, 7.30 - 9.00pm (Please note change of time)

Drop-in meditation classes. Simple guided meditations to develop a peaceful mind and a happy heart. Suitable for all - just come along in time for a 7.30 start.

Wednesday Evenings

Silent Sitting Meditation

6 September - 13 December, 7.30 - 8.15pm

A silent, unguided sitting meditation of about 45 minutes. Suitable for those with prior experience. These sessions may not always go ahead, so please check with to avoid disappointment. Please arrive promptly so as not to interrupt the meditation.

Thursday Evenings

The Noble Eightfold Path

7 September - 14 December, 7.30 - 9.00pm

These evenings will address various aspects of the Buddha's teachings from the perspective of the Eightfold Path. Through looking at the various 'right' actions of body, speech and mind, we will be covering topics such as the nature of our existence, death and impermanence, karma, rebirth, love and compassion, interdependence and emptiness. A short discourse will be followed by reflection and discussion with plenty of opportunity to ask questions. Suitable for all.


No weekend courses are currently planned for this programme

Tsog Days

The following are Tsog Days during this programme:

The following are Festival Days: