Duldzin Dragpa Kadampa Buddhist Centre
Ilford meditation classes

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*Note: CLASSES NO LONGER RUN at Ilford venue after 23 Oct. The nearest class is at South Woodford (Mondays) or Epping (Tuesdays).

2013 Course dates
Course titles
4 Sep - 25 Sep (4 weeks) The Science of Happiness
2 Oct - 23 Oct (4 weeks) Positive Thinking and Inner Peace

Drop-in meditation classes

Billericay - Mon evening
Bishop's Stortford - Wed evening
Epping - Tue morning
Epping - Tue evening
Epping - Wed lunchtime
Epping - Thur morning
Ilford - Wed evening
Leigh on Sea - Mon lunchtime
Rayleigh - Thur evening
Romford - Wed evening
South Woodford - Mon evening
Southend-on-Sea - Wed evening
Ware - Thur evening
Walthamstow - Wed evening

The benefits of attending the classes
The benefits of the teachings given in this course are, through sincerely practising these teachings you can solve your daily problems such as the problems of anger, attachment, jealousy and ignorance. You can maintain a peaceful mind all the time so that you will be happy all the time. You can maintain harmony and good relationships with your family, friends and others so that you can make others happy too. Especially you can make your human life very meaningful.

The benefits of training in meditation are, through sincerely training in meditation on the teachings given in this course you will attain spiritual realisations, which lead you to permanent liberation from all the sufferings of this life and countless future lives. There is no greater meaning than this. Even temporarily, whenever you experience problems, unpleasant feelings, depression or unhappiness you can solve these problems immediately by transforming your mind into peace through your meditation practice. The benefits of meditation are immeasurable.

Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, the Founder of Duldzin Dragpa Centre — the main Kadampa Buddhist Centre in East Herts & Essex.

You do not need to book in advance - simply enrol when you arrive. The meditation classes are suitable for everyone and can be attended at any point within a course. For more information about classes, see What to expect at a class.

VenueRedbridge Central Library

York Room
Redbridge Central Library
(formerly Ilford Central Library)
Clements Road
Ilford, Essex IG1 1EA
See local map


7.30pm - 8.45pm

Tel: 01992 571354
Email: info@duldzindragpa.org


  • Pay-per-class £8
  • 3 week course card £21
  • 4 week course card £28
  • 5 week course card £35

Course cards are valid for 3 months and can be
used at any time at any venue.

How to find the Ilford venue

Redbridge Central Library (formerly Ilford Central Library) is situated on Clements Road, off Winston Way/A118, easily accessible from Stratford, Gants Hill, Barking and Chadwell Heath. Click here to view a larger map or to get directions.


For parking information click here

Meditation course titles

Transform Your Life

These courses are based on Geshe Kelsang Gyatso's book, Transform Your Life which reveals how all aspects of Buddhism can be applied practically in order to solve our daily problems and to help us to experience inner peace and happiness. This book is available from the meditation class, from Tharpa Publications, or at all major bookshops.

For further information on meditation classes in Ilford, please contact Duldzin Dragpa Kadampa Buddhist Centre on 01992 571354 or email us at info@duldzindragpa.org

© 2018 Duldzin Dragpa Kadampa Buddhist Centre,
5a Buttercross Lane, Epping, Essex CM16 5AA  |  01992 571 354  |  info@duldzindragpa.org.
A member of the New Kadampa Tradition - International Kadampa Buddhist Union