Meditation / Drop-in Classes

Beginners Drop-In

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday lunchtime

12.15 – 1.15 pm
£4 / £3 concs.

Saturday lunchtime (no class Sat 10th - centre closed for Bhante Sangharakshita's funeral)
1.30 - 2.30 pm
£4 / £3 concs.

Wednesday evening
7.00pm – 8.30pm
£5 / £4 concs.

Suitable for people with no previous experience. No need to book.

Going Deeper Drop-in Classes

This series of classes is aimed both at people who have completed our introductory courses and wish to develop their practice, as well as at more seasoned meditators.

You can sign up for the course to benefit from the progressive teaching week on week. Have a look at our meditation courses page for more information.

Otherwise, feel free to attend as drop-in sessions:

£6/£5 per session
Wednesday evenings

7.00 - 9.00pm


At her class on Fridays, Vajragupta talks about the Dharma for half an hour or so, invites you to take the teachings into a meditation, and then allows time to elaborate on the themes over tea and biscuits afterwards. Suitable for anyone familiar with our two meditation practices.

Friday lunchtime
12.15 – 1.15pm
£4 / £3

suitable for complete beginners

Intro Meditation Mornings

To take up meditation is to introduce a powerful force for change in your life, and can be the beginning of life's greatest adventure. These introductory mornings are an opportunity to sample a deeper meditative atmosphere and be introduced to our two meditation practices. No need to book, just turn up before 10am.

Saturdays in 2018: 8 Dec with Karunachitta

Saturdays in 2019:

19 Jan (for women): Heartspace with Sinhadakini and the Women's Dharma Workshop team

9 Feb with Satyagita

8 June with Karunachitta

10am - 12pm noon
£7 / £5 concs.

Sub35 Buddhists

Aged 16–35? Interested in Buddhism and meditation? All welcome. No previous experience necessary. You don’t need to be a Buddhist to come along. Come and explore in a warm relaxed group, through a mixture of meditation, reflection and discussion.

2018 dates: Sun Dec 2 4.30pm - 7pm

From 2019: first and third Saturday of the month 7pm – 9pm

Jan 5 & 19, Feb 2 & 16, March 2 &16, April 6 & 20, May 4 & 18, June 1 & 15

Donations welcomed

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ongoing classes

Great Yarmouth Meditation Group

6-week Intro Buddhist Meditation Course starting in Gt Yarmouth 18 Sep - 23 Oct, 7 -9pm.

For course information and to book click here.

Tuesdays 7 – 9 pm at The Meeting House, Howard Street NR30 1LN

NB No class on the fourth Tuesday of each month. We encourage the Yarmouth sangha to join the Three Jewels Evenings in Norwich on these dates.

drop-in meditation and buddhism sessions – open to regulars

Suitable for people who are familiar with the two meditation practices taught at Norwich Buddhist Centre (Mindfulness of Breathing and Metta Bhavana).

ongoing classes

University of East Anglia

Mondays 1.05 – 2 pm at the Chaplaincy
drop-in meditation sessions
open to all students and staff

every Monday during term time

run by Alokadhara, UEA Buddhist Chaplain