Here you’ll find links to the different Awakened Heart Sangha sites around the internet. The AHS also have many local groups around the UK, some are open meditation groups, others are study groups for members. To view all local group website links or contacts visit

AHSlogoBlank – the main website for the Sangha and information on the Living the Awakened Heart Training and how to join. This is a temporary site while our new website is currently being built.  – website for The Hermitage of the Awakened Heart, main hub for the sangha in North Wales.  – a resource site about the type of ‘Formless Meditation’ we practise, how to meditate, audio guides and finding a teacher and mentor. – information about sacred sites in Wales, our tradition of Buddhist pilgrimage to them, how we connect to sacred sites through Tibetan Buddhist ritual and practice, and more information about our own sacred site, here in Criccieth, North Wales. – we have a free archive of recorded teachings by Lama Shenpen on our YouTube channel.

Social Media 
– news from the sangha and daily life at The Hermitage
– a private group for Sangha members

Buddhism Connect

Buddhism Connect connects a wider audience to the teachings of Lama Shenpen. There is a weekly mailing list where Lama Shenpen teaches through answering a student’s questions each week.

Join the mailing list – to receive the weekly teachings

Other Links – Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso Rinpoche – Gwynedd Mindfulness – Learn mindfulness meditation with AHS teacher Tara  Jayasiddhi’s blog, AHS Hermitage Resident – learn Tai Chi in and around Worcestershire  Dondrub Guesthouse, Boudhanath, Nepal

Lama Shenpen’s teacher: Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamsto Rinpoche