Our Meditation Classes

Wednesdays – 7.30pm til 8.30pm

Meditation Open Sessions

Do the stresses of daily’ life leave you anxious, tense and worried? Consider meditation!

Spending even a few minutes in meditation regularly has powerful effects that help to
balance out our mind. body and spirit. This open session is ideal for anyone wishing to learn
the correct methods of posture. breathing and concentration. All are welcome.

Thursdays – 9.30am til ll.00am

Introductory Buddhist Teachings and Meditation

A guide through the essence of Buddhist thought covering the life of the Buddha. Four
Noble Truths and The Noble Eightfold Path as well as the correct posture. breathing and concentration for meditation.

Selected Saturdays – 10.00am til 11.30am

Mini Mediators once a month

For confirmed dates visit the Calendar page

For parents and kids to learn how to meditate and relax in a calming way together… listen to a Buddhist tale, followed by a short meditation. Then some juice, biscuits and colouring for the kids, while the parents enjoy a cuppa and a chat.

First-time visitor?

For those of you attending for the first time, here are just a few easy to follow steps. Upon entering the building please:


Take off your shoes/coat and place them on the rack/hook


Place your donation in the box


Enter the shrine room and make yourself comfortable with the cushions or chairs provided


Be silent in the shrine room when waiting for the session to commence as people may be meditating




Suggested donation – £5.00 per session | Concessions – £2.50 per session

All donations go towards the maintenance of the Centre run by our volunteers.

If you have any other questions on arrival, you can ask one of our friendly lay volunteers.

We Welcome Everyone

The Sakya Thubten Ling is a Tibetan Buddhist Centre in Bournemouth which is open to Buddhists and non-Buddhists alike.

We provide a quiet sanctuary for holding regular meditation sessions and open days where you are free to pop in at your leisure.

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