Free meditation classes in Dublin

Practical introductory classes to help you find the peace and joy that lies at the core of your being.

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Festival of Meditation

16 – 22 June 2017


To register for any of the events, call 085 1450880 or get in touch with us via our contact form…

Friday, 16 June, 7 – 9pm 

Concert – ‘Let’s Meditate Dublin’

Venue: Carmelite Community Centre, 56 Aungier Street, Dublin 2

Experience an evening of meditation, music and mantra. No prior experience is necessary, as you will be introduced to basic techniques of meditation that will quiet your mind, awaken your heart and bring forward the stillness of your soul. The evening will feature guided visualizations & musical performances with ‘Ananda’ from UK, international ‘Mangala’s Group’ and vocalist Adarsha from Scotland.

Mangala’s Group


Saturday, 17 June, 10.30am-12pm – Meditation Workshop

Venue: Dublin Sri Chinmoy Centre, 5 Little Fitzwilliam Place, Dublin 2 (off Fitzwilliam St.)

Introductory workshop outlining the benefits and potential of meditation. Learn various meditation techniques through guided exercises and accompanied with live musical performances. Also get the basics in setting up a regular home practice.

Workshop given by Devashishu Torpy from London. Devashishu has been practicing meditation for 35 years and gives meditation classes around the world.

Monday – Thursday, 19, 20, 21, 22 June

7.30-9pm – 4 Day Meditation Course

Venue: Carmelite Community Centre, 56 Aungier Street, Dublin 2

(all classes are consecutive, we kindly ask not to join the course after the second class)

A course is given by a speaker from USA Pradhan Balter, who has practiced meditation for 45 years as a student of the renowned spiritual teacher Sri Chinmoy. He has given practical meditation classes in more than 40 countries and introduced thousands of people from across a diverse range of cultural backgrounds to the principles of meditation and of a modern-day spiritual lifestyle. His down-to-earth style coupled with his sense of humour help make meditation easy and accessible.

Pradhan is also going to introduce his book ‘A Twenty-First Century Seeker’, which will be released on 1st June. More about Pradhan Balter’s tour programme at































Meditations for everybody.

With 222 techniques suggested by noted meditation teacher Sri Chinmoy, there’s something in this book for both beginners and advanced meditators alike.

How to order...

Meditation resources

Some practical articles on starting an maintaining your meditation exercises, as well as free audio and video exercises.

Irish Times: 30 people making life better

Sadanand, one of our meditation class givers, got a nice mention in the Irish Times as one of 30 people making life better. It's a very nice compliment and one we hope we can continue to live up to in the years ahead. In the past 15 years, over 3000 people have...

Audio meditation exercises you can use

These are some nice meditation exercises based on some of the techniques that our teacher Sri Chinmoy taught us. This particular exercise is given by Kaivalya Torpy from London....

Some events we organised in 2011/12

June 2012: Free concert - The musical heritage of Bengal An evening featuring the songs of India’s most revered poet and songsmith, Nobel Prize winner Rabindranath Tagore (1860-1941), and its most prolific composer, Sri Chinmoy (1931-2007), who wrote over 22,000...

Why meditate?

To ease stress, we often become involved in a whole manner of mindless activities, many of which can only provide us with temporary relief. The stress continues. Sooner or later we are consulting doctors and therapists of one kind or another in the hope of ridding...

What are the benefits of meditation?

Stresses and challenges in my life, coupled with curiosity, interest and longing led me to meditation classes held in the Dublin Sri Chinmoy Centre. I am a working mother with two teenage children and had heard and read of meditation, but misunderstood it to be...

Meditation exercise 1: Focus on the Breath

This exercise will help you to sit still and concentrate, 2 basic requirements which will allow you to progress toward a meditation practice.  How often do we take time in our lives to simply sit still?  Not doing anything or thinking of anything but simply...

Meditation exercise 2: Dynamic concentration

Sri Chinmoy advised people who were beginning meditation to first develop their power of concentration, in order to clear the mind of thoughts. Here we present two common meditation exercises, on using a candle and one using a flower. Candle exercise: Sit a few feet...