Last updated: 2nd August 2020

PLEASE NOTE that there are currently no courses or other sessions open to the general public, although it is hoped that these will re-start in September. Interim sessions for existing members have now resumed, see Latest News, and details of online meetings are below.


MEDITATION FOR BEGINNERS:  Dhyana Yoga courses (Sundays) and group (Fridays 7pm)

Free introductory courses are held regularly and consist of three half-day workshops held on separate Sundays 10.30am – 1pm. Please see the Activities page for details or here for a full synopsis of the course.

BOOKINGS for the Dhyana Yoga course: please click on the appropriate course identifier link below (otherwise email [email protected]) and provide the full name and email address of each person booking. A confirmation email will be sent within 24 hours which will include a link to joining instructions with course-specific detail.

Returning students wishing to attend the whole course as a refresher or just re-do one particular workshop should email Alan Perry or discuss in person; there are a number of such places available on each course.


Sessions are taking place on the Zoom platform as below but at present only for existing Centre members and students.

Future sessions on ZoomDate & time (duration approx. 1 hour)
Atma Dhyana practiceSunday 9th August @ 10.30am
Open ForumThursday 13th August @ 7pm
Atma Dhyana webinarSunday 16th August @ 10.30am - 12 noon
Atma Dhyana practiceSunday 23rd August @ 10.30am
Open ForumThursday 27th August @ 7pm
Click link to join meetings

A repeat of the Atma Dhyana webinar originally presented in June will take place on Sunday 16th August, lasting about 90 minutes. Open to all Centre members and those who have attended at least an introductory course, no booking is required.

INTERMEDIATE MEDITATION:  Ramakrishna Group (Tuesdays and Saturdays 7pm)

The Tuesday and Saturday sessions are drop-in tuition groups from 7pm – 9pm with two periods of silent meditation, both around 45 minutes. There is a break at 8pm allowing participants either to arrive or leave. As on-going classes, these sessions are open to Centre members and associates only plus those who have completed the beginners’ course (no booking is required).

ADVANCED MEDITATION: Lahiri Group (Mondays 7.30pm)

This is a private meditation group for more experienced members of the Dhyana Centre. Meetings are held in Crystal Palace every Monday and attendance is by invitation only.

OM HEALING: every Friday 8pm

Please see the OM Healing page.

MEDITATION RETREATS: occasional Sundays 12 – 6pm

One day silent meditation retreats are held at the Theosophical Society’s premises in central London three times a year (New Year, Easter and late summer). Intended for DC members, associates and current students only, these retreats are not open to the general public.

If you wish to attend but have not previously been to one of these retreats, please consult with the Centre by email.

Future retreats will be held on…

 Sunday 3rd January ?
 Easter Sunday, 4th April ?




Please see here.

Free of charge: the Dhyana Centre is run as a community service and all its activities are free of charge. It is funded entirely by voluntary donations from its members and students, and attendees are invited to contribute according to their means.