Welcome to Dechen London

Part of the International Association of Buddhist Centres

Boudhanath Stupa, Nepal

Karma Thinley Rinpoche's nunnery Techen Legshay Ling is nearby.

Lama Jampa Thaye

Founder of Dechen International Association of Buddhist Centres

Sakyamuni Buddha

Teaching the Four Noble Truths at Sarnath

Dechen London: Sakya Buddhist Centre

Recently refurbished interior

Dechen Sangha group photo

Gathered together for a teaching by Lama Jampa Thaye.

Welcome to Dechen London Sakya Buddhist Centre.

Dechen London is a meditation centre, shop and events space located in Notting Hill, West London.

We run Buddhism and meditation classes and host teachings by visiting lamas.

We also hold cultural events. Look out for our art exhibitions, book launches and poetry readings.


From June 2021 we will be holding regular open days at the centre, click here for full details


See the Meditation Classes page for updates on online and in person classes.

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Special Events

Watch this space for meditation days, major Buddhist teaching events, book launches and more.

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