Last updated: 18th January 2022


Free introductory courses are held regularly and consist of three half-day workshops held on alternate Sundays 10.30am – 1pm (N.B. these are in-person meetings, not online). Please see the Activities page for brief details or here for a full synopsis of the course.  A ‘Mudras & Pranayama’ workshop is also held occasionally, either in-person or via Zoom; this is not for beginners and only open to those who have previously attended an initial course.

BOOKINGS for courses:  please email [email protected], specify which course you are interested in and provide your full name. You will receive a confirmation by email which will include Joining Instructions with course-specific information (including any Covid restrictions if still applicable).

Please note that booking a course involves a commitment to three Sunday mornings on alternate weeks.

Course identifierDates (all Sundays 10.30am - 1pm)
Dhyana Yoga course 1/22
@ Theosophical Society
20th February, 6th & 20th March
(postponed from January; open for
booking, newcomers welcome)
Email to book a course[email protected]

Returning students wishing to attend the whole course as a refresher or just re-do one particular module should email Alan Perry or discuss in person.


Online sessions are taking place on the Zoom platform three times a week as detailed below, open to all Centre members and current students. (All times are London). N.B. These online sessions will continue in some format even after live events at 50 Gloucester Place have resumed.

Future sessions on ZoomDate & time (duration approx. 1 hour)
Open ForumFriday 21st January @ 7pm
Extended practiceSunday 23rd January @ 10am
Dhyana practiceTuesday 25th January @ 7pm
Extended practiceFriday 28th January @ 7pm
Dhyana practiceSunday 30th January @ 10am
Dhyana practiceTuesday 1st February @ 7pm
Click link to join meetings

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

The Tuesday and Friday sessions are tuition groups from 7pm – 8.30pm with two periods of silent meditation, both around 30 minutes. As on-going classes, these sessions are open to Centre members and associates only plus those who have attended/are attending the beginners’ course. [CURRENTLY ALL ON ZOOM]

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. [NOT CURRENTLY IN OPERATION]

OM HEALING: every Friday 8pm

Please see the OM Healing page.  [NOT CURRENTLY IN OPERATION]

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…

  Easter Sunday, 17th April (provisional)



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.