Hebden Bridge

We have been established in Hebden Bridge for over twenty years providing a regular program of meditation and Buddhist study groups.

Sunday Taster Session
Join us for an afternoon of meditation and Buddhist study in the beautiful town of Hebden Bridge. Our Sunday afternoon session provides an opportunity to learn a simple meditation technique called calm abiding, followed by an introduction to some of the basic teachings of the Buddha.

Please feel free to just come along, no booking is required.

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Although we would be happy to know if you are coming!

These sessions run once a month from 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm.

Please see the dates below:
28th January 2024

Refreshments provided

Tuesday meditation and Buddhist study group: 8.00pm – 9.00pm
Please join us 7.30pm onwards to settle in, meet everyone and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee.
We begin with twenty minutes of meditation followed by a study session based on a Buddhist topic where there is plenty of opportunity for discussion and any questions that you may have.

Our current study session is based on a book by Lama Jampa Thaye called, ‘Diamond Sky’ which provides explanations of the many aspects of Buddhism starting with its very foundation. 
Where to find us:
Hebden Bridge, Machpelah Works, Burnley Road, Hebden Bridge HX7 8AU.
We are located in the basement of Machpelah Works at the junction of Burnley Road and Station road. Please use the metal staircase on the right-hand side of the building.  


For further information please email us: hebden.bridge@dechen.org

How to get here:
By train:
Hebden Bridge train station is one minute walk away:
Northern Rail trains from/to: Leeds, Manchester, Blackpool, Huddersfield, Halifax, York.

By bus:
The bus stop is within a metres of Machpelah Works (Very near the junction of Station Road and Burnley Road)
The name of the bus stop is “Burnley Road” (Stop code: Hb2 or Hb3 depending on direction).
First Bus/TLC Travel: 590/592 900/901 from/to: Burnley, Halifax, Huddersfield, Rochdale

By Car
There is a nearby Pay & Display car park and on-street parking.