Odiyana Centre provides meditation classes in Warrington, 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.

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Gen Kelsang Chökyong is the Resident Teacher at Odiyana Centre and teaches meditation in Warrington. 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.


The Old Fairfield School, Fairfield Street Warrington, WA1 3AJ

Facility fee
£6 per class

Date and Time

7:30pm – 9pm Wednesday evenings – see below for date


Advice for a Happy Life – Runs from Wednesday 22nd June to Wednesday 13th July 2022.

Solutions for Modern Problems – Runs from Wednesday 7th September up to and including Wednesday 12th October

Transforming Life’s Difficulties – Runs from Wednesday 9th November up to and including Wednesday 7th December

Fulfilling Your Potential – Runs from Wednesday 11th January up to and including Wednesday 22nd March 2023

The Happiness of Inner Peace – Runs from Wednesday 19th April up to and including Wednesday 24th May 2023

Advice for a Happy Life – Runs from Wednesday 14th June up to and including Wednesday 5th July 2023