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Glasgow West End
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Starting September 2, 2028Wednesdays 7-8.15pm

Meditate in the West End

Kelvin Hall Class

March 13, 20, 27

When? Wednesdays 5.30-6.00pm
Where? Kelvin Hall, 1445 Argyle Street, G3 8AW
About the Classes
: Drop-in classes offering guided meditation and practical advice with Gen Kelsang Tubchen .
Price: £5 per half hour class drop-in | free for members

Websters Class

March 13, 20, 27, April 3

When? Wednesdays 7 – 8.15pm
Where? Websters Theatre, 416 Great Western Road, G4 9HZ
About the Classes
: Drop-in classes offering guided meditation and practical advice following the course Habits of Happy People with Gen Kelsang Tubchen.
Price: £7 per class drop-in | free for members


Hillhead Library Class

April 29, May 6, 13, 20

When? Mondays 6 – 7.15pm
Where? Hillhead Library, 348 Byres Rd, Glasgow G12 8AP  
About the Classes
: Drop-in classes offering guided meditation and practical advice following the course Stress Free Living with Jon Murray.
Price:  £20 for 4 week course | £7 per class drop-in | free for members

Habits of Happy People

Websters Theatre
March 13, 20, 27, April 3

We tend to make the attainment of happiness more complicated than it actually is, by believing that we need things such as success, praise, status, looks and possessions etc. to achieve it. The reality is that none of these things can give us lasting happiness and chasing them actually makes us prone to anxiety, frustration and disappointment.

Buddha explains simple attitudes that we can all learn to cultivate that will make us really happy. On this course we will explore through teachings and guided meditations how we can cultivate the happy minds of contentment, gratitude, acceptance and joy.

Of course one of the best habits we can develop is a daily meditation practice that will help us each day to be happy no matter what life throws at us!

Stress Free Living

Hillhead Library
29 Apr, 6, 13, 20 May

Learn simple meditations and techniques for daily life to calm the mind, reduce stress, and give rise to an experience of happiness and wellbeing.

Few things can be more debilitating than ongoing stress. We all know what a toll it takes. In these classes learn techniques to reduce stress and its underlying causes. In this way we can stay strong, peaceful and inwardly protected in the face of life’s challenges.   

Suitable for beginners and experienced alike, these meditations can be practised by anyone. With regular practice, these methods help to relax both body and mind and lead to a deep experience of inner peace.

Love Without Pain

Hillhead Library
Jun 3, 10, 17, 24

Course details coming soon.

with Gen Kelsang Tubchen

Gen Tubchen is the Resident Teacher of KMC Glasgow and has been a Buddhist nun since 2003. An inspiring and gifted teacher, she is loved for her clear, powerful and practical teachings and her deep experience of retreat.

with Jon Murray

Jon works part-time as a social worker and dedicates the rest of his time to guiding meditation and giving teachings on Kadampa Buddhism.  A practitioner for many years his enthusiasm and deep experience is both inspiring and engaging and he has much to share!

About Meditation in the West End

Who are these classes for?

Our meditation classes are for everyone who is interested in learning how to meditate, regardless of background or belief. They are designed to give a broad introduction to Buddhist meditation, teachings, and practice. Everyone is invited to use whichever aspects of the teachings they find helpful and to not worry about the rest!

What will I gain from these classes?

The classes will allow you to unwind your mind and return home relaxed and refreshed. They will provide you with new tools for dealing with stress, anxiety, and problems. They will also help you to overcome negative states of mind such as anger and jealousy, and to cultivate positive minds such as patience and love.

The talks and guided meditations will provide you with the foundation for developing a powerful meditation practice. A regular meditation practice has many benefits:

  • Reduced stress and anxiety
  • Increased self-esteem
  • Brings inner calm and a feeling of well-being
  • Gives clarity to solve our problems
  • Helps us deal with challenging people and situations

Become a Member!

Becoming a supporting member is the most economical way to enjoy all our classes, courses and retreats. If you attend classes regularly, your membership will represent substantial saving over paying for individual classes.


A member of the New Kadampa Tradition - International Kadampa Buddhist Union founded by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche. Charity no. SC029515.

Contact Us

Kadampa Meditation Centre Glasgow
78 Hutcheson Street,
G1 1SH
0141 5733220

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