West London Buddhist Centre

Awarenessis revolutionary

— Sangharakshita

West London Buddhist Centre



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We have moved our Buddhism, meditation and mindfulness programme online while the Centre remains closed due to Covid-19. We expect to remain online until the end of June 2021 with a view to slowly reopen in the following months. Please see the weekly ‘highlights’ section below for a selection of events, or the full calendar for daily classes. We have classes running every day of the week.

Upcoming events (see calendar below for more)

*Special Fundraising Event* – A Gala Night with Performances from Padmamati, Jonathan Cohen and others – 12 March, 7pm

Weekend Retreat – The Still Depths of the Mind, 5-7 March

The Wheel of Life Course – starts Wednesday 10 March, 7pm

Early Buddhism Study Group – monthly Sundays from March

Living with Kindness and Awareness – 6-week course starts 31 March, 7pm

Easter Weekend Online Retreat – Friday 2 – Monday 5 April

Comfort with Discomfort: Mindfulness for Stress – 8-week course starts 22 April, 7pm


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Precious Jewel Appeal – Keep the West London Buddhist Centre Shining

  • We’ve launched the Precious Jewel Appeal to raise £50,000 by mid-March 2021. To donate to the appeal and for more information please click on the ‘Precious Jewel Appeal’ link above to be taken to a separate page.

Upcoming Events

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We host a wide variety of events, courses, and retreats as well as regular drop-in classes.

  1. Dharma Night Online

    Tuesday 9th March at 7:00 pm

    09 Mar

  2. Wheel of Life: The Hub of the Matter

    Wednesday 10th March at 7:00 pm

    10 Mar

  3. Meditation Space Online

    Thursday 11th March at 7:00 pm

    11 Mar

  4. 12 Mar

  5. Buddhism in the City Online

    Saturday 13th March at 10:30 am

    13 Mar

  6. Meditation Club Online

    Sunday 14th March at 10:30 am

    14 Mar

Our Teachers

The WLBC has a talented and varied teachers team. Our meditation teachers are all thoroughly rooted in many years of Buddhist and meditative practice and are members of the Triratna Buddhist Order. Although each teacher has a different style, they are all very friendly and welcome people from various backgrounds and levels of experience.

All teachers

News & Blog

  • Bodhilila

    Bodhilila has been meditating and practising mindfulness for 27 years. She is a fully accredited Breathworks mindfulness...

  • Paramananda

    Paramananda is a well known and widely respected meditation teacher, leading classes and retreats both in the...

  • Sudurjaya

    Sudurjaya has been involved in Triratna in London for more than 30 years and was ordained...

  • Kamalashila

    Kamalashila was ordained in 1974. He helped start the West London Buddhist Centre in 1976. In 1979...


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