Sanghaloka - Buddhist centre in Krakow

Augustiańska 4, Krakow

Warsaw - courses on meditation and buddhism

ul. Kępna 6 (intercom 145)

Welcome! This is the English version of the website of the Triratna Buddhist Community in Poland (Kraków / Cracow and Warsaw). Whether you are passing through with a backpack or live here permanently you may be surprised to come across a Buddhist centre here. You may have been curious about meditation or Buddhism for a while and may even have thought Thailand was the place to learn meditation, but Poland of all places?

We teach two basic meditation practices dating back to the time of the Buddha – the mindfulness of breathing and the metta bhavana (development of strong positive emotions towards oneself and others/all beings). More information about these practices on and  More information about Buddhism, meditation and Triratna worldwide can be found on You don’t need to be/become a Buddhist to attend our classes and you don’t need to shave your head either.

If you want to learn to meditate or learn about Buddhim…

…in Cracow

If you want to learn to meditate – once or twice a month on Wednesday we have introductory classes to meditation in english (6.30 pm the door opens, 7 pm start, at 9 pm finish) – the rest of our Wednesday classes are in polish. In March meditation classes in english will happen on the 20th (metta bhavana) and 27th (mindfulness of breathing). For more information drop us a line on We ask for a contribution towards our costs: 15 zł.

If you already know how to meditate and want to join for a meditation together just come on any Tuesday evening. (6.30 pm the door opens, 7 pm start, at 9.00 pm finish). This is not an introduction to meditation session, but we meditate together at 7 pm for 30 minutes, then we have a short intro in polish, break and we meditate together again for 45 minutes at 8.10 pm. You are welcome to join for meditation or meditation and course. We ask for a contribution towards our costs: 15 zł.

Sanghaloka, our Buddhist centre is located in the Kazimierz district, ul. Augustiańska 4 on the ground floor (can’t miss it!)



…in Warsaw

We run classes (intro to meditation and Buddhism courses) at the moment only in polish on Thursdays. The classes are led by Śantaka, a polish ordained Buddhist from the Triratna tradition, living in Kraków in Poland. If you are interested drop us a line on, you can contact Śantaka about meditation or buddhism, he speaks english. We meet in the Praga district, ulica Kępna 6, dial number 145 on the intercom. We ask for a contribution towards our costs: 10 zł – for meditation classes in the first part of an evening; 20 zł – for the whole evening. It will be great to see you!