‘Learn to Meditate in Half a Day’

‘Learn to Meditate in Half a Day’


Sunday 19th November 2023
10am – 1pm
With Buddhist Monk Gen Pagpa


This Sunday morning course is open to anyone and provides an opportunity to practice meditation in a peaceful environment with an experienced teacher providing helpful guidance.

If our mind is peaceful, we will be free from worries and mental discomfort, and we will experience true happiness.

If we train in meditation, our mind will gradually become more and more peaceful, and we will experience a purer and purer form of happiness.

To book, click on ‘Choose an option’ below, select ‘Lunch’ or ‘No Lunch’, click on ‘Add To Cart’, and then ‘View Cart’.


Vajravarahi Kadampa Meditation Centre
38 West Cliff, Preston, PR1 8HU


This course features teachings and guided meditations, with a break in the middle for refreshments.

There is also an optional veggie/vegan lunch at 1pm when the sessions finish.

Anyone is welcome to attend, whether you have some previous experience or none at all.

The meditation room is a comfortable and peaceful environment, with chairs and cushions provided.


‘When the turbulence of distracting thoughts subsides and our mind becomes still, a deep happiness and contentment naturally arises from within.’ -

Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche


You Will Learn –

  • How meditation makes us happy
  • What is meditation and how to do it
  • How to have success in our meditations
  • How to have a regular meditation practice
  • Useful resources to have at home



Sunday 19th November 2023

10am - 1pm (optional lunch at 1pm)



Chairs and cushions are provided in the meditation room.

Hot & cold drinks are available in the lounge before and after the class.



At Vajravarahi Kadampa Meditation Centre, 38 West Cliff, Preston, PR1 8HU.



£10 - no lunch

£15 - with a vegetarian and vegan lunch.



10am – 11.15am Session 1

Refreshment Break

11.45am – 1pm – Session 2

1pm – Optional Lunch (veggie/vegan)



No experience is needed - this class is suitable for anyone.

Class Teacher

Gen Pagpa is an English Buddhist Monk and has been studying meditation for over 20 years.

He is an accomplished public speaker, and can explain Buddha’s teachings in a practical and interesting manner.

He has taught classes and retreats at Meditation Centres throughout the country.

Please watch this video to enjoy a previous teaching from him.

I love going to the meditation center.

So relaxing and refreshing.

Always interesting talks and events.


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