Rigpa Athlone
Athlone city centre from the bridge

Rigpa Athlone, 1 Bastion Street, Athlone, Co Westmeath
Telephone: +353 (0)86 061 7701
Email: athlone@rigpa.ie

Welcome to Rigpa Athlone – The centre was established in 2003.  We are situated in the heart of the Left Bank area of Athlone close to the River Shannon and Castle. We run a program of classes on meditation throughout the year that are open to everyone. Classes are informal and relaxed and include a short tea break.

Inside the meditation center in Athlone

Meditation & The Four Noble Truths 

An introduction to meditation and Buddha’s first teaching. Each evening there will be guided instruction, discussion and an opportunity to practice together.

This course is suitable for everyone

Dates and times: Wednesdays 7.00pm to 8.30pm
You can join this course at any time.
Location: Rigpa Athlone, 1 Bastion Street
Cost: suggested donation €6 – €8

All-Encompassing Path to Enlightenment

The Way of the Great Perfection is Rigpa‘s main study programme for Rigpa students on all levels.

  • Monthly live sessions
  • Weekly study sessions

Being Bodhi

Explore what awakening looks like in today’s world in this half day event

23  June  2024  |  Zoom
11:00 – 15:00 CEST
free event, donation based.

Meditation in Action

Are you looking to cultivate a calm and clear mind amidst the pressures of your daily life?

6 week course
4 July – 8 August  2024
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Online on Zoom

Rigpa Students – Sangha Programme

Monthly Gatherings

Weekly Study Group

Rigpa Students – DM Study Programme

Rigpa Ireland Limited  is a registered charity,  Company Registration Number 492745, Charities Regulatory Authority ref. 20076450, and has confirmed charitable status from the Revenue Commissioners, ref. CHY 19478. 

Our centre activities are run solely by volunteers.

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Upcoming Events

Meditation & The Four Noble Truths 
Rigpa Athlone
1 Bastion street
20th September - 20th June 2024

Time to Meditate Tuesdays Dz. Beara
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3rd October - 24th December 2024

The Way of the Great Perfection
17th October - 25th June 2024

Resting the mind, Mondays online
Rest your mind
Rigpa North Coast
8th January - 16th December 2024

Path to Freedom
Uncover buddha nature
Online course
Wednesday evenings
17th January - 26th June 2024