Meditation Events

Discover practical wisdom

Suitable for everyone, our meditation workshops and retreats in Dublin are an ideal way to experience the benefits of Buddhist meditation and mindfulness training. These weekend events allow us the chance to explore the teachings in more depth than is possible at our drop-in meditation classes. Learn how to use Buddhist wisdom and meditation techniques to solve daily problems, improve relationships and find authentic happiness. Events include talks, guided meditations and Q&A.

“These meditation classes give me the support and tools I need to deal with whatever is going on in my life in a more calm and positive way.”
— Eimear Jane

Upcoming Events

Meditation Workshops & Retreats

Love Without Pain

We all love the feeling of love - whether it’s for our partner, family or friends - yet all too often our love for others comes with a fair degree of pain and heartbreak. In this meditation workshop - with Kadam Adam - we will explore how the problem has never been our love for others. In reality, it’s that our present love is often mixed with unrealistic expectations of others (and ourselves) ...
12 Feb
10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Tara KMC Dublin & Livestreamed

Learn How To

Join us for one of our signature mediation workshops. It’s meditation made simple, practical and for everyone. We know everyone can learn to meditate, even if we may feel at the beginning we can’t.​ ​In this workshop, learn a proven step-by-step approach to mediation, that everyone can learn and integrate into their normal daily schedule ...
26 Feb
10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Tara KMC Dublin & Livestreamed

Tara KMC –
Opening Event

Everyone is warmly welcome to join us for this special opening ceremony of the brand new Tara Kadampa Meditation Centre, Dublin, with Kadam Bridget Heyes ( National Spiritual Director of Kadampa Buddhism for the UK and Ireland). The evening will start with the official opening ceremony and ribbon cutting, followed by a short talk and beautiful chanted Kadampa Buddhist prayers ...
25 Mar
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tara KMC, Dublin

Solutions for Anxiety

Anxiety, fear and stress are almost universal experiences of our busy, modern lives. These very common states of mind rob us of our ability to enjoy life, and to experience peace and happiness. In this special workshop with Kadam Bridget Heyes, we will explore how Buddha’s timeless teachings offer a simple and yet profound alternative ...
26 Mar
10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Tara KMC Dublin & Livestreamed

Irish Dharma Celebration
The Healing Power of Wisdom

Enjoy a unique weekend of relaxation, meditation and inspiration with internationally renowned Kadampa Buddhist teacher, Kadam Bridget Heyes. This year's Irish Dharma celebration - open to everyone - will include teachings and guided meditations on the healing nature of Buddha’s must profound wisdom teachings on Emptiness ...
13 - 15 May
7:00 pm
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Our regular in-person events are suitable for beginners and those with more experience of meditation & mindfulness training. 

Please book your place for each in-person event at least one hour prior to the event beginning. You will receive an email with your booking on the day of the event if you have booked before that day. If you book on the day of the event, you will receive an email one hour before the event starts.

Please bring along a copy of your booking (on paper or on your phone) to present at the door, along with your Covid vaccination certificate & photo ID. If you have had recent Covid symptoms, please attend our other livestream events instead.

These regular online livestream events are suitable for beginners and those with more experience of meditation & mindfulness training. 

Please book your place for each online livestream event at least half an hour prior to the event beginning.
You will then receive a confirmation email followed by a link to the livestream event (on the day of the event).

We use the Zoom webinar platform. If you have any concerns about being able to access our Livestream event or experience any technical issues then feel free to email Barry here or phone 01 492 7136.

We are a registered charity run entirely by volunteers, no-one receives a salary. The funds we receive are used to pay for our operating expenses. We appreciate that current times are financially challenging for some. If you have difficulty affording our fees please get in touch to discuss a concession. Email here.

No. Anyone can learn basic meditation and experience the benefits that come from having a peaceful mind.

No. Everyone is welcome, including beginners. 

Your safety & comfort are our priority. All of our events are socially distanced, and mask wearing is essential. All attendees must provide proof of Covid vaccination. Our centre has a state of the art air filtration system and hand sanitizer is provided on site for your convenience.

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