Who we are
London Chan Meditation
We are a UK-based not-for-profit organisation, a branch under the Dharma Drum Mountain Buddhist Association (DDMBA).
We offer meditation workshops, mindfulness classes, public lectures, practice meet-ups, retreats. Our programs are donation based and are open to anyone who is interested, irrespective religious affiliations or race.
All are welcome!
Meet our teachers
Venerable Chang Wu
She was a business professional holding an MBA before studying Chan with Master Sheng Yen in New York in 1993. She entered monastic life in 2000 and has been teaching Buddhism and meditation since 2003. She regularly gives public lectures and leads retreats in the USA and Europe.
She offers monthly Zoom teachings and visits us annually.
Guo Gu (Dr. Jimmy Yu)
He is an experienced teacher and practitioner of Chan in both monastic and lay life. He is also the author of several books, including The Essence of Chan, Passing Through the Gateless Barrier and Silent Illumination.
Guo Gu is our primary teacher, and offers monthly Zoom teachings and visits us annually.
Join us online on Saturdays. Its open to all for free. Donations are welcome.
Dharma Drum London, trading as London Chan Meditation, is a not-for-profit organisation registered at Companies House in England and Wales (company number: 12529304), and is recognised as a charity for tax purposes by HMRC (reference number: ZD10119).
Our organisation and programmes run entirely on donations. All of our programmes are open to everyone, and no fees are required to participate. For those who are able, you are welcome to give us some support on a one-off or regular basis. Thank you!