We are very fortunate that there are two Buddhist Temples in the East Midlands that are part of the Order of Buddhist Contemplatives (OBC).

Rev. Aiden, Rev. Alicia and Sangha members from the East Midlands

Rev. Aiden, Rev. Alicia and Sangha members from the East Midlands

Turning Wheel Buddhist Temple

Turning Wheel Buddhist Temple is in West Knighton, Leicester, just inside the southern part of the A563 ring road.

  Turning Wheel Buddhist Temple

The temple runs frequent introductory events where you can learn how to meditate, and also offers a regular schedule of meditation, day retreats, festivals and other events, as well as individual guidance.

Contact details:

Turning Wheel Buddhist Temple
51 Lamborne Road,
West Knighton,
Leicester
LE2 6HQ

Rev. Aiden Hall
Telephone: 0116 210 3870
Mobile: 07747 585791
Website: www.turningwheel.org.uk
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Sitting Buddha Hermitage

Sitting Buddha Hermitage is in Cromford, Derbyshire. It is near Matlock and close to the Peak District National Park.

Altar at Sitting Buddha Hermitage

The Hermitage offers an introduction to meditation on Saturday afternoons, weekly meditation evenings, day retreats, and solitary retreat accommodation for those established in the practice of this tradition.

Contact details:

Sitting Buddha Hermitage
Cromford
Derbyshire

Rev. Alicia Rowe
Telephone: 01629 821813
Website: sittingbuddhahermitage.fieldofmerit.org
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Other OBC temples in the UK

There are many other temples of the Order of Buddhist Contemplatives throughout the UK, and a full listing of these can be found on the United Kingdom Temples page of the OBC website.