Monday Foundation Program in Derry – Londonderry

This class is a great way to learn about the Buddhist way of life and to take your experience of Buddhist teachings and meditation to a deeper level. Combining chanted prayers, guided meditation and commentary to the book New Heart of Wisdom.

Mondays 6.30pm – 8.30pm    17-20 Magazine St, Derry/Londonderry

Classes resume 4th September 2017 –  See Calendar for further class dates

By revealing the profound meaning of the very heart of Buddha’s teachings – the Perfection of Wisdom Sutras – this book shows how we can attain pure, lasting happiness through developing special wisdom and universal compassion.



The facility fee is £6 per class, you can prepay for a discount, or get a monthly subscription with which you can attend as many classes as you like.

Call Chitta on 07597773096 to find out about this class.


An Explanation of the Heart Sutra

By Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
Also available as an audiobook on CD

buy this book online

read an excerpt

The Heart Sutra is probably Buddha’s most well-known discourse; and yet it reveals an aspect of his teaching – ultimate truth emptiness – that is one of the most difficult to realize.

In this extraordinary book, Geshe Kelsang takes us line by line through the Sutra and explains its hidden meaning with remarkable clarity.

Sincere study of this book lays a firm foundation for meditation on ultimate truth emptiness, which leads to the complete eradication of the ignorance of self-grasping and the experience of permanent inner peace.

The book also includes a special practice based on the recitation of the Sutra for overcoming obstacles and hindrances.

“For the serious student of Buddhism, a better book would be hard to come across.” — THEMIDDLE WAY


  1. Mark Kelly

    Are these classes still running?

    1. Hello, yes, these are the 2017 class dates 😃

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