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Odiyana Centre provides meditation classes in Northwich, teaching basic meditation and the practice of Kadampa Buddhism. The purpose of these classes is to help people to gain personal experience of inner peace, to overcome their daily problems, and to find real happiness in their hearts.

z chokyong 3Gen Kelsang Chökyong is the Resident Teacher at Odiyana Kadampa Meditation Centre and teaches meditation in Northwich. A disciple of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, Gen Chökyong is a Buddhist monk who has been studying, practising and teaching meditation for many years.

He was ordained in April 2000 and trained at Tara Buddhist Centre, near Derby, one of the foremost Buddhist colleges in Europe. When teaching, Gen Chökyong demonstrates a comprehensive wealth of knowledge, which he shares in a humorous and compassionate way.


Each class consists of guided meditations, a talk and discussion. They last about two hours, including refreshments. The classes are suitable for everyone from beginners to experienced meditators. Each class is self contained, though you are welcome to attend the whole course. They provide an ideal introduction to meditation and Buddhism, teaching effective and practical methods for overcoming problems and increasing happiness in daily life.


Odiyana Kadampa Meditation Centre, The Heysoms, 163 Chester Road, Northwich, CW8 4AQ (please note that this is the correct postcode – the postcode which is displayed in the window below may not be entirely correct because it is generated automatically by Google Maps.


Facility Fee

£6 per class

Date and Time 

7:30pm – 9pm Tuesday evenings – see below for dates



Overcoming Anger – Runs from Tuesday 24th October 2017 for 7 weeks up to and including Tuesday 5th December 2017.



Transform Your Life – Runs from Tuesday 16th January 2018 for 9 weeks up to and including Tuesday 13th March 2018.




Learn to Meditate – Runs from Tuesday 10th April 2018 for 7 weeks up to and including Tuesday 22nd May 2018.




Good Advice –  Runs from Tuesday 5th June 2018 for 6 weeks up to and including Tuesday 10th July 2018.




Happy Mind Happy Life – Runs from Tuesday 4th September 2018 for 5 weeks up to and including Tuesday 2nd October 2018.




Overcoming Anger – Runs from Tuesday 16th October 2018 for 7 weeks up to and including Tuesday 27th November 2018.