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Vajrapani Kadampa Meditation Centre

We provide a peaceful space where you can discover the benefits of meditation, and the peace that modern Buddhism can offer. There are weekly drop-in meditation classes, and weekend courses and special events to suit everyone, whether you are completely new to meditation or have more experience.


June 1, 2024

Exciting news – the process for preparing our new big Buddha statues begins with mantra rolling. This is a relaxing and meritorious activity that anyone can join in with. Training sessions are coming up where you can learn how to do this – please see this page for more details.

This weeks schedule:

Everybody Welcome

Drop-in Meditation Classes

Our weekly classes include guided meditations and a talk on Buddhas teachings providing practical advice for a happy and meaningful life. Classes are self-contained so you can drop-in any week. Suitable for beginners, everyone is welcome.

Drop-in meditation classes:

Tuesdays 7.30pm & Thursdays 11am

Drop-in meditation classes:

Tuesdays 7.30pm

Latest Courses & Events:

Drop-in Classes: Denby Dale

Denby Dale Meditation Class

Summer Break:
Classes re-start September.

Meditation + Meal

Chill Down Friday – 27th Sept

Friday 27th September – 7.00pm

Meditation Retreat

How to Create Pure Peace – retreat in Malaga, Spain

Weds 19th – Sun 23rd March, 2025

Drop-in Classes: Huddersfield

Pacifying Overthinking & Anxiety

Tuesdays 7.30pm
13th – 27th August


Weekend Half-day Course

Heal Your Mind – Learn Meditation!

Saturday 7th September
10am – 1.15pm – at Vajrapani Centre

Chanted prayers (pujas) are an important component of training in a spiritual life. ... find out more →

Our in-depth study programmes of Foundation Program (FP) and Teacher Training Program (TTP) ... find out more →

Our Classes & Courses

include guided meditations, talks and informal discussions. We offer meditation courses for beginners, and those that wish to study in greater depth.

Everyone is Welcome

classes are based on Buddhist teachings but you don’t need to be Buddhist to attend. Seating is on chairs and you don’t need to wear any special clothing.

Peace of Mind


is a way of calming and training our mind. It is easy to do, and something everyone can learn. Meditation can help reduce stress, and other negative states of mind. If our mind is pure and peaceful we can be happy, regardless of our external conditions.

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Path to Enlightenment

Modern Buddhism

is a special presentation of Buddha’s teachings that can help us deal with the challenges of modern life and is easy to understand and put into practice. It provides practical advice on how to solve our daily problems and make our life truly meaningful.
About Buddhism ➔
beautiful painted image of Buddha Shakyamuni

The real source of happiness is inner peace.

- Ven. Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
Buddhist master Ven Geshe Kelsang Gyatso teaching dharma at a Kadamap Festival

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About Us

Vajrapani Kadampa Meditation Centre is a member of the New Kadampa Tradtion. The purpose of the centre is to provide people in the local area the opportunity to learn about and practise Buddha’s teachings in order to develop inner peace.
About Us ➔
Buddhist Nun Kelsang Varahi welcoming people to Vajrapani Kadampa Meditation Centre with open arms
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Our Founder & Tradition

Vajrapani Kadampa Meditation Centre was founded by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, a world-renowned meditation master who has founded hundreds of centres around the world as part of the New Kadampa Tradition – International Kadampa Buddhist Union. He is the Spiritual Guide to thousands of people worldwide.
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Vajrapani Kadampa Meditation Centre
Wheathouse Terrace
Huddersfield, HD2 2UY

Tel: 01484 943119
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