Public Talks

Special one-off talks about meditation, mindfulness and Modern Buddhism in York city centre. Everybody welcome!




Learn to Meditate – a Free Talk in York
with Buddhist monk, Gen Kelsang Togden

2018 Dates: *All TBC.

*Thursday 1st February
*Thursday 12th April
*Thursday 6th September

There is no charge for this event.

The talk will be given by Buddhist monk, Gen Kelsang Togden. Gen Togden is an international teacher of Modern Kadampa Buddhism who is a close disciple of our Founder, the great meditation master and author, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche.

Gen Togden has been practising meditation and Buddhism for nearly 25 years and has given Dharma teachings in five continents of the world. He has also helped establish and improve Dharma Centres in Canada, the USA, South America and Portugal. Gen Togden is greatly admired for his good example and known for his joy, clarity, warmth and inspirational teachings that easily touch our hearts.



Learn how simple meditations from the Kadampa Buddhist tradition can help to improve the quality of your life.

This talk will explain how learning to meditate will help you to overcome stress and worry, find inner peace, and experience better health and more happiness in your life. Gen Togden will guide some short, simple meditations and there is also time for questions and refreshments at the end. Seating is on normal chairs, no need to book or reserve a place, and no need for any special clothing.


Everyone is welcome to attend this event.