THE CONTACT at Marpa House is the secretary, who is available by telephone.

Please note that during certain periods of the day, the telephone will be diverted to the answering machine.

Please phone outside the meditation and puja times, which are:

7.00am – 8.00am 

Tara puja

11.00am – 12.00pm

Silent meditation

5.00pm – 6.00pm 

Silent meditation

8.00pm – 9.00pm 

Chenrezig puja


frontdoorMarpa House

Rectory Lane



CB10 2HN


Tel:  01799 584415







Marpa House has very close links to the following Buddhist centres in London and Germany.

In these centres, courses on Buddhism, pujas and meditations also take place regularly. Contact with these other centres is encouraged.

The main details are given below.  For further contacts, details and links, please could you call the Marpa House secretary using [44] (0)1799 584415




Amrita Dzong is the London centre managed and operated by students of Lama Chime Rinpoche.

It is independent of Marpa House.  The centre holds meetings and pujas on Wednesday evenings starting at 7.00pm and a regular series of weekend events.  This centre is staffed when the appropriate occasions arise.

Amrita Dzong

Unit 21F Perseverance Works

38, Kingsland Road

London E2 8DA

United Kingdom

For further information, please contact:

Ross McCleary

Tel:  020 8882 3883

E-mail address:



The Young Sangha

A group of people mainly in their 20s and 30s who hold retreats and events that involve both practise and discussion of the Buddha’s Teachings; with some events taking place at Marpa House in Essex, and some in London.

The group is inspired by the teachings of Lama Chime Rinpoche.

If you are interested, please contact

Ben McCarthy through the secretary at Marpa House

Tel:  01799 584415





Several study groups are run by students in Germany.

The principle centre managed by students of Lama Chime Rinpoche, and which has accommodation available, is situated in the Black Forest.

Karma Kagyu Chö Khor Ling

Muhlematt 5

D-79682 Todtmoos-Au


For further information, please contact:

Tel:  from outside Germany

+49 7674 1011

Tel:  from within Germany 

     07674 1011

Fax: from outside Germany

+49 7674 1082

Fax:  from within Germany

     07674 1082

E-mail address: