30 minute meditations

    Tuesday to Friday 12.15 – 12.45pm

    From 4th October we are only offering in person attendance, there will be no live streaming or recording available for these classes 

    There are limited spaces available in the meditation room therefore booking is recommended.

  • Covid-19 Safety Guidelines

    For the continued safety of our attendees and staff:

    * if you (or someone you live with) have been diagnosed with Covid-19 or have developed symptoms (principally high temperature, persistent cough, loss of smell or taste among others) within the last 14 days, please do not attend;

    * the wearing of face masks inside the building and meditation room is encouraged;

    * the seating will be spaced out;

    * hand sanitiser will be readily available;

    *  touch points will be sanitised regularly


    Kadampa Meditation Centre
    24 Gillygate
    YO31 7EQ

    Car parking nearby


    £3 per class.

    Please register BEFORE the scheduled time of the class

    To book, please choose a date below

    Friday 8th October – Body of light


    Tuesday 12th October – Cherishing others


    Wednesday 13th October – Inspiration


    Thursday 14th October – Pure Light


    Friday 15th October – Body of light


    Tuesday 19th October – Cherishing others


    Wednesday 20th October – Inspiration


    Thursday 21st October – Pure Light


    Friday 22nd October – Body of light


About the class

Lunchtime meditation sessions will help you relax, reset and recharge.

Join us Tuesday through Friday for guided meditations that will nurture the best in you, promoting an increased sense of well-being, inner peace and clarity of mind.

  • Tuesday – Cherishing others
  • Wednesday – Inspiration
  • Thursday – Pure Light
  • Friday – Body of light

Everyone is welcome to join at any point. No previous experience is required to benefit from these classes.

  • Breathing meditation

    Classes start with a 10-minute breathing meditation, designed to settle the mind and let go of distractions, in order to get the most out of the session.

  • Thought for the day

    Be inspired and uplifted with a bite-size 10-minute teaching, emphasizing practical application of timeless Buddhist wisdom.

  • Concluding meditation

    Enjoy a 10-minute concluding meditation to help you experience inner peace, take the teaching to heart and then carry it with mindfulness into your daily life.

Meditations for Everyday Life

The 30 minute guided meditations are based on the following which are available in audio CD, MP3 audio download or audio formats from our gift and bookshop in York.


Improved concentration and focus in daily life

Less stress, worry & anxiety

Reduced irritation, anger & frustration

Greater inner peace & happiness

Increased confidence & self-esteem

Improved mental and physical well being

A positive outlook on life & better relationships

When the turbulence of distracting thoughts subsides and our mind becomes still, a deep happiness and contentment naturally arises from within.

Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, The New Meditation Handbook.