These classes are presented in a simple structure & are either taught by our Resident Teacher, Gen Pagpa, or experienced meditation students of the Centre.

They provide a practical overview of meditation, and helpful advice on how to develop and maintain a peaceful and happy mind. During the class there are two guided meditations, a teaching and opportunity to ask questions.
Suitable for everyone. Cost per class: R70. (free for members – more info. about membership)
No booking required.
It is not necessary to attend every class





Cape Town Classes
Wednesdays 6.30-7.45pm with Gen Pagpa

Venue: Healing Waters Holistic Centre, Cambridge St, Tamboerskloof
From downtown, go up Kloof Nek Rd (towards Camps Bay). Pass Hastings St on your right, continue straight on Kloof Nek Rd. Go next right at St Michaels (sign says to German school), then 2nd left into Varsity, and 1st right into Bayview.  From Bayview turn first left at Cambridge. Entrance is about 5 metres up Cambridge St on the right, through wooden door which is next to the mosaic.
Google Map

October 31st
November 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th
December 5th


Observatory Classes – Venue: Tushita Centre, 47 Trill Rd (corner of Trill & Nuttall)

Tuesdays 12.30-1.00pm with Gen Pagpa
November 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th
(cost: R50 for the Tuesday lunchtime class)

Tuesdays 7.00-8.15pm with Gen Pagpa
Dates: October 30th
November 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th


Thursdays 7.00-7.45pm Simply Meditate Classes with Kelsang Sangkyong
(cost: R50 for the Thursday class)
Dates: November 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th

Fridays 12.30-1.00pm
with Kelsang Sangkyong
Dates: November 2nd, 16th, 23rd, 30th
(cost: R50 for the Friday lunchtime class)

Sundays 10.00am-11.30am with Gen Pagpa
Dates: October 28th
November 4th, 11th, 25th

Parking options for Observatory:

  1. Any free parking spot available next to or close to the Centre. This is
    on a first come first serve basis, but please ensure that you do not park
    on the yellow or red lines because you could get a parking ticket.

2. Kwikspar (Pepper square) parking lot on Nuttall Road.
There is a parking fee of R14 for two hours.

3. The train station, Florence Avenue in Observatory.
This is three streets away from the Centre and is free.


Simon’s Town classes
Regular Sundays 10.00-11.30am with Sheila Selfe

Venue: Guides Hall, Seaforth Rd

Dates: November 4th, 18th
December 2nd

Directions to Guides Hall


Somerset West classes
Sundays 10.00-11.30am with Gen Pagpa

Venue: Life Retreat Studio
Lourensford Wine Estate, Lourensford Rd

Dates: 9th December