Literary Events, Cultural Evenings and Art in London

Dechen London aim at promoting literature, art and culture by hosting a series of intriguing and engaging events. From Tibetan cultural evenings to international book launches; reading groups to meditation based on texts from a timeless tradition, there’s something for everybody. Sign up below to keep updated on all our London events


Discuss Themes of Disillusionment, Meditation and Wise Compassion at Dechen London

Join us on Saturday where we will be discussing the fascinating themes from Wisdom in Exile: Buddhism and the Modern World by Lama Jampa Thaye, Buddhist master and scholar.

No experience is needed, just an interest in discussing intriguing topics in a relaxed environment.

10.30-12.30 on Saturday 7 October at Dechen London in the heart of Notting Hill

Literature that Liberates: Learn to Read Buddhist Texts and Meditate

Dechen London is a specialist bookshop and event space with substance in the heart of Notting Hill.

Our weekly meditation classes are based on traditional Buddhist texts and help you read and meditate with mindfulness.

Discovering the Causes of Happiness: An Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism by Lama Jampa Thaye, Buddhist Master and Scholar

Come and experience Dechen London and learn to hear, think and meditate, based on a timeless tradition.

We hold regular classes at Dechen on Chepstow Road every Wednesday and Saturday which are open to all. No previous experience or knowledge of Buddhism is required.

Wednesday 7.30pm and Saturday 10.30am to 12.30pm



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