Meditation has steadily gained popularity over the last decade resulting in numerous centers throughout Kathmandu. The post popular are listed below.
- Mahayana Buddhist Himalayan Yogic Institute
This institute located in Baluwater offers evening mediation classes and weekly dharma teachings while offering several workshops in Tibetan art and mediation. The venter offers a well-maintained meditation room as well as a library. The institute is known from its partnership with Kopan Monastery and offers weeklong mediation classes semi-annually.
This center offers 10 day meditation courses requiring extreme dedication as students take a vow of silence for the course. The course beings at 4:30 am and is supported by private donations from previous participants.
- Kathmandu Buddhist Centre
Know for offering discussion on the foundation and principles of Buddhism while offering short mediation workshops. The center also has a partnership in Patan offering 5-day courses.
- Asheesh Osho Meditation Centre
Offers complementary one hour meditation sessions every morning. Consisting of 3 branches the most famous is located north of Nagariun forest which offers occasional meditation retreats.