Manchester — Kagyu Ling Founded in Chorlton in 1975, Kagyu Ling was the first Buddhist centre in Manchester and one of the first Kagyu centres in the UK. For more information visit kagyubuddhism.org Listings for Dechen online groups and classes can be found here. Established by Lama Jampa Thaye, with the support of his main teacher Karma Thinley Rinpoche, Kagyu Ling has for more than 40 years provided a place for people to learn, study and practise Buddhism. Click here for the local website. Kagyu masters visits to Manchester Kagyu Ling has hosted many great Tibetan masters, including the 16th and 17th Karmapas, Shamar Rinpoche, Karma Thinley Rinpoche, Kalu Rinpoche and Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche. Meditation Classes and Buddhist Teachings in Manchester Alongside major teachings by Lama Jampa Thaye and other renowned teachers, the Kagyu Ling Buddhist Centre also has a full programme of events, including meditation classes, study groups, pujas (group meditations), group retreats and practice days. We have a number of meditation classes at the centre and online. Please visit our website for more information The centre and our local groups in the North West are welcoming places for anyone interested in finding out more about Buddhism and meditation.