Reading – Tuesday evening meditation class 7.30 – 8.45pm

These meditation classes are suitable for everyone. They are taught by our Resident Teacher Gen Nyingpo and give a practical introduction to meditation and include topics such as the benefits of meditation, mindfulness, good posture, types of meditation, and how to start a daily meditation practice. Advice is also given on how to remain peaceful in daily life by applying the meditation techniques explained in these classes. The classes conclude with light refreshments afterwards. Please feel free to drop in on a class-by-class basis. See below for dates.

No special clothing is required with chairs and cushions provided for your comfort.  Come along to any session, pre-booking is not required.

Class dates 2017

October 3rd – October 17th

More mindfulness, less stress

On this course we will look at the following subjects:

  • Being in control of our emotions
  • Finding freedom from frustration
  • Constructive alternatives to irritation, impatience and resentment

October 31st – December 12th
Don’t worry, be happy

This course is based on the text How to Solve our Human Problems, by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. We will explore profound and life changing meditations and daily life practices that enable us to cope with, and build inner strength for everyday life. Although this is a seven week course, you do not need to attend every session.

Teacher: Gen Nyingpo is an English Buddhist nun with over 20 year experience of teaching meditation.


Kadampa Meditation Centre Reading,
9 Bath Road, Reading,

Dates & Times

Our drop-in classes run throughout the year as short courses. You are welcome to come to any session or course.

Class dates 2017

September 5th – October 17th

More mindfulness, less stress

October 31st – December 12th
Don’t worry, be happy

Class times

Classes are 7.30-8.45pm. You are welcome to stay afterwards for tea, to ask questions or to browse our shop

Cost & booking

£7 per class | discount cards available at the class | free with Membership


We have a large car park to the front of the building


We have a bookshop selling meditation books and CDs. You are welcome to make purchases during the course. We accept cash and cheques.


Disable access is to the rear of the building. There are several steps leading to the meditation room and a stair lift is available. Please contact us in advance if you need disabled access.