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SGI in the West Midlands

Address:   Birmingham
Tradition: Mahayana, Nichiren
Affiliation: SGI-UK
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The West Midlands branch of SGI-UK, covering Birmingham, Coventry, the Black Country, Warwickshire and Worcestershire. SGI doesn't have temples, meetings are rather held in one or another homes. As such the website forms a means by which people local to us can discover more about the Nichiren Buddhist practice and can get in contact.

Shabkar Vegan Buddhist Group

Address: 59 Chapel   Ramsgate Kent CT11 0BS
Tradition: Non-Sectarian
Phone: 01843 589027
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Main Contact: Gerard Bane  Email  (Phone: 01843 589027)
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Promotes all understandings of Buddhism within the context of a vegan understanding of Dharma.

Shambhala Meditationsgruppe

Address: Sieben-Höfe-Straße 31  Tübingen-Derendingen Baden-Wuerttemberg 72072
Tradition: Vajrayana, Tradition of Gesar of Ling, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche
Affiliation: Shambhala-Kagyü-Nyingma
Phone: 0178/4087652
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Main Contact: Bjoern Hunsdieck  Email  (Phone: 0178/4087652)
Teacher: Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche  
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Meditation for beginners and experienced practitioners. Meditation instruction is available. We are a small group with facilities in a private household. Everyone is welcome, regardless of lineage affiliations.

Open evenings every Tuesday night.

Shambhala Meditationsgruppe Bielefeld

Address: Oelmühlenstr. 13   Bielefeld Nordrhein-Westfalen 33604
Tradition: Vajrayana, Kagyü, Nyingma, Shambhala
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Spiritual Director: Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche  
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Besuchen Sie gern unsere Veranstaltungen. Die Termine finden Sie auf unserer Webseite.

Shambhala ist eine Gemeinschaft von Praktizierenden, die sich an den traditionellen Belehrungen des tibetischen Buddhismus und Shambhala über eine erleuchtete Lebensführung orientiert.

Shaolin Buddhism Centre

Address: 6 Oyston Mill West Strand Road   Preston Lancashire PR1 8UR
Tradition: Mahayana
Phone: 01772978240
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Main Contact: Phil Robinson  Email  (Phone: 01772978240)
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The Shaolin Buddhism Centre is based in Preston, Lancashire and promotes the philosophy and meditation methods of Shaolin Buddhism.

The centre is open to everyone who wishes to learn more about Buddhism or meditation and our courses have been designed to be as accessible and versatile as possible. You don\'t have to be a Buddhist to learn about meditation or to benefit from the philosophy we teach.

Our meditation will involve sitting, standing and moving meditations. We run fixed length courses but are also open for occasional or regular visitors. Please feel free to take a look at our website for more details of what we offer or contact us using the details listed above.

Shaolin Temple Athens-雅典少林寺

Address: Prevezis 84,Athens,Greece   Athens 10443
Tradition: Mahayana, Chan Buddhism
Phone: 00306937454358
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Teacher: Shi Yan Xiang  
Main Contact: Shi Yan Xiang  
Spiritual Director: Shi Yan Xiang  Email  (Phone: 00306937454358)
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Dedicated to promote Shaolin Chanwuyi (Chan Buddhism-Martial art-Chan medicine) in Greece.

Shaolin Wuseng Houbeidui - Italy

Address: Milano, Italy  Milano, Italy Lombardia
Affiliation: Chinese Buddhist Association
Phone: +39 3332381754 | +39 3805236721
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Teacher: Shi Xing Cang, Shi Xing Mi  
Spiritual Director: Shi De Yang  
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Shaolin cultural center: Chan, Wugong, Qigong.

Sharpham Trust

Address: Sharpham House Ashsprington Devon   Totnes Devon TQ9 7UT
Tradition: Non-Sectarian
Affiliation: All
Phone: +44(0)1803742047
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The Barn: Retreat  Email  (Phone: 01803742055)
Main Contact: Susie Nicholl  (Phone: 01803 742047)
Teacher: Steve Palmer  
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Sharpham offer residential courses in an historic location.

Sharpham Barn retreat offers magical mediation opportunities with good wholesome selfsufficiency and the chance to re-connect.

Sharpham Centre offers regular meditation for beginners as well. 

Shedrup Ling

Address: Blackburne House Blackburne Place Off Hope Street Liverpool   Essex
Tradition: Vajrayana, Tibetan, Karma Kagyu
Affiliation: Dechen Community
Phone: 0151 726 0413 mobile : 0776 6555 622
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Founders: Karma Thinley Rinpoche and Lama Jampa Thaye  
Spiritual Director: Lama Jampa Thaye  
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Dechen is an international association of centres of the Sakya and Karma Kagyu traditions of Tibetan Buddhism. Dechen was founded by Lama Jampa Thaye under the spiritual authority of Karma Thinley Rinpoche.

Sheffield Interbeing Sangha

Address:   Sheffield Yorkshire S1 2EW
Tradition: Mahayana, Vietnamese Zen
Affiliation: Order of Interbeing
Phone: 0114 268 0461
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Spiritual Director: Thich Nhat Hanh  
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Most Mondays at the Friends Meeting House, St James Street     
New venue to be arranged.
We are part of the world-wide Community of Interbeing founded by Vietnamses Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh. Please phone Katherine and John (numbers above) for information about meetings. Also, for more information about the wider Sangha in the UK, visit:

Sheffield Theravada Buddhism

Address:   Sheffield Yorkshire S11 7HB
Tradition: Theravada, Thai Forest Tradition
Affiliation: Thai Forest Tradition
Phone: 07745106942
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Main Contact: Richard  Email  (Phone: 07745106942)
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We offer a friendly group environment for formal sitting meditation.

We meet once a week to sit, listen to Dhamma from talks by senior teachers in the tradition and discussion of the practice.

The group is free and both beginners and advanced meditators are extremely welcome.

We have occasional group visits to Aruna Ratanagiri - Harnham Buddhist Monastery in Northumberland, UK.

For information on practice days visit the website.

Sheychen-ling monastery

Address: 67, Telmana str., Olginka vil., Volnovaha distr., Donetsk reg.,  
Tradition: Vajrayana
Affiliation: Ningma
Phone: +3050 5124816
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Teacher: Dorje Jambo  
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Buddhist monastery Sheychen-ling was consecrated in 1993, and it was officially registered as the first Buddhist monastery in Ukraine (certificate of state registration 18 dated March 19, 2003) in 2003. The monastery is situated in 50 km to the south of Donetsk, in p. Olginka of Volnovakha district, covers an area of 1 hectare.

Regular meditation, retreats have been being held since first year of the monastery existing. All comers may participate to them. Sheychen-ling monastery is also a permanent center of traditional medicine, where Tibetan and Chinese medicine drugs are made. Thousands of patients were healed with the help of these drugs since its inception. Sheychen-ling monastery should be a centre of Holy Dharma spreading in Ukraine in the future.

Shuuriya Zen Sitting Group

Address: Grove Road,Rayleigh, Essex. SS6 8YF.  Rayleigh Essex SS68YF
Tradition: Mahayana, all are welcome
Affiliation: Zen
Phone: 07527 656792
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Main Contact: Daniel Croucher  Email  (Phone: 07527 656792)
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A small zen sitting group for absolute begginers and experienced sitters. Please contact me directly or visit the website for up to date information.

Sitting in the Middle

Address: 172 Merrivale Road   Bearwood Birmingham B66 4EA
Tradition: Non-Sectarian
Affiliation: Gaia House
Phone: 0121 420 3268
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Main Contact: Anantacitta Tunnell  (Phone: 07794203539)
Buddhist meditation in Harborne on request: Anantacitta Tunnell  Email  (Phone: 0121 472 3712)
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We are a small friendly group of meditation practitioners. We are a non-sectarian Secular Buddhist Group open to all who share our values. For more information on Secular Buddhism please click here.


Address:   Malmö 21200
Tradition: Non-Sectarian, Zen
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Instructor: Fredrik Helen-Halme  
Main Contact: Mac Djerf  Email  
Teacher: Mac Djerf  
Instructor: Stefan Hansson  
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The training is focused on direct experience of the nature of the self and to apply this basic knowledge to every day life.


Address: Songtsen, Chanteloube La Bicanderie 24290 Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère France  Dordogne
Tradition: Vajrayana, Nyingmapa Tibetan
Phone: +33 (0)5 53 50 75 24
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Spiritual Director: Kangyur Rinpoche/H.H. Dudjom Rinpoche  
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Songtsen is a non-profit organization, dedicated to preserving and making accessible the culture and wisdom of Tibet and to helping communities in difficulty, particularly in the Himalayan region. It takes its inspiration from the extraordinary compassion of Kangyur Rinpoche, one of the greatest Tibetan lamas of the last century. Songtsen represents more than 30 years of aid projects and cultural activities initiated and followed through by a group of Tibetans and Westerners.

Most of the organization’s office structures, as well as its teaching and retreat facilities, are located on the Côte de Jor, a forested ridge with spectacular views over the Vézère valley. The Chanteloube, Siddhartha and KRF offices are located in a restored French house known as La Bicanderie. Nestled in a secluded hillside and surrounded by forest are the traditional retreat centres of Thekchok Osel Chöling and Thekchok Ngayap Chöling.

Soto Zen Riga

Address: Tomsona Iela 30-8   Riga LV1013
Tradition: Mahayana, Soto Zen
Affiliation: Order of Buddhist Contemplatives
Phone: +37125956340
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Main Contact: Rev. Bridin Rusins  Email  (Phone: +37125956340)
Teacher: Rev. Bridin Rusins  
Spiritual Director: Rev. Bridin Rusins  Email  (Phone: +37125956340)
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Teaching Center offering meditation and Buddhist teaching.

South London Zen Group

Address: South London Zen Group 4a Park Street (across from Borough Market)   Southwark London
Tradition: Mahayana, Soto Zen
Affiliation: International Zen Association (IZA)
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Main Contact: Alex le Fevre  (Phone: 020 7582 0794)
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The South London Zen Group meets each Monday night near London Bridge Station for Zazen meditation in the Soto Zen tradition.  Affiliated to the International Zen Association, founded by Master Taisen Deshimaru, Our spiritual guidance is provided by Senior Dharma teachers of the International Zen Association ( 

Everybody is welcome to attend and beginners are invited to come to a short introduction to our practice each Monday at 19.00.  Zazen begins at 19.30 sharp - more information can be found on our website at or on the IZAUK website at

South Yorkshire Zen Group

Address: Quaker Meeting House 10 St James Street   Sheffield Yorkshire S1 2EW
Tradition: Mahayana, Taizan Maezumi Roshi - Soto and Rinzai
Affiliation: Dana Sangha
Phone: 07789501928
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Main Contact: Scott Williams  Email  (Phone: 07789 501928)
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We meet each Tuesday at the the Quaker Meeting House in the centre of Sheffield. Like our Facebook page to stay up to date with meeting schedules. Each week there are two periods of sitting meditation with walking meditation in-between. There is full instruction available for beginners.

Southend Buddhist Group

Address: The Friends Meeting House 18 Dundonald Drive Leigh on Sea   Southend Essex SS9 1NB
Tradition: Non-Sectarian, Triratna
Affiliation: Triratna Buddhist Community
Phone: 01702 601 360
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Teacher: Dharmachari Aryacitta  
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Beginners Courses twice a year or more

Meditation meetings in Leigh last Saturday of the month from March to November

Regular weekly meetings on a Thursday round people's houses to meditate and discuss Buddhism.

Sri Saddhatissa International Buddhist Centre

Address: SSIBC 309-311, Kingsbury Road   Kingsbury London NW9 9PE
Tradition: Theravada,
Phone: +44 20 8204 3301
Fax: +44 20 8933 9395
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Main Contact: Ven. Galayaye Piyadassi MBE  Email  (Phone: +44 20 8204 3301)
Teacher: Ven. N Sumana  
Spiritual Director: Ven. Galayaye Piyadassi MBE  Email  (Phone: +44 20 8204 3301)
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Sri Saddhatissa International Buddhist Centre has two principal aims: to promote the understanding of Buddhism in the West, and to preserve the Buddhist culture among its supporters.

At the Sri Saddhatissa International Buddhist Centre you might find:

  • Dhamma and meditation classes
  • celebrations of important days in the Buddhist calendar – Vesak, Poson, Esala, Kathina, and Sangamitta Day
  • a daily religious service in the evening to the public [Buddhapuja] and Pirith chanting
  • Inter-faith seminars
  • visits to hospitals and homes for the sick
  • offering of alms to the poor and the destitute on Vesak Day
  • a reference and a lending library of valuable books
  • Distinguished personalities, academics, and Buddhist scholars, from both the clergy and the laity, deliver public lectures, speeches and Dhamma talks at different intervals throughout the year.


Address: No:10, Grampian Court, Grampian Road,L7 0JX, Liverpool   Liverpool Edge Lane Liverpool L70JX
Tradition: Theravada
Phone: 0044-1513529504
E-mail: -
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Main Contact: Rev. B. Piyarathana Thero  Email  (Phone: 0044-7952933308)
Spiritual Director: Rev. K. Gunawansa Thero  
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  • 7.a.m. Morning Buddha Puja Chanting and Meditation
  • 11. a.m. Buddha Puja & Blessing Service
  • 7.p.m Evening Buddha Puja Chanting and meditation
  • Sundays  5-6 p.m. Meditation Class and Relaxation Class
  • During Vas Period (rainy Retreat) Special Buddha Puja Bodhi Puja and Dhamma sermons are held. ( From July Full moon Day to October Full moon Day

Meditation & Relaxing Yoga

Meditation sessions are held on Sundays at 5. p.m.  You can get allocate convenient time for you to meditate by calling us.

Stichting Buddho

Address: Engweg 53   Driebergen 3972JD
Tradition: Theravada, Samatha
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Main Contact: Wouter Doorn  
Teacher: Herman Schreuder  
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Onze missie is mensen in staat te stellen moreel, aandachtig en betekenisvol te leven, in de geest van het Theravāda boeddhisme.

De stichting is van mening dat de methode van samatha-meditatie (concentratie-meditatie) op buddho hier een waardevolle en essentiële bijdrage aan kan leveren.

Stichting Dhammadipa Vipassana Meditation Center

Address: St. Pieterspoortsteeg 29-1   Amsterdam Noord-Holland 1012 HM
Tradition: Theravada, Mahasi Sayadaw - Satipathana
Affiliation: Wat Buddhavihara, Purmerend, the Netherlands
Phone: +31 (0)20 6264984
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Main Contact: Peter Lange  Email  
Teacher: Dhammuttamo (Adi Ichsan)  
Spiritual Director: Aad Verboom  Email  
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Dhammadipa Vipassana Meditation Center Amsterdam (perviously known as Sangha Metta or Buddhavihara Meditation Center Amsterdam) provides meditation evenings, weekends and courses for beginners and experienced meditators; courses in Abhidhamma and Sasana Theravada Buddhism.

Stichting White Jade River

Address: Boszicht 57   Goes Zeeland 4462BJ
Tradition: Mahayana
Phone: (+31) 0681155764
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Spiritual Director: Ven. Ratana  
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Online publication centre on contemporry Buddhism and Mahayana doctrine.

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