Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche’s Fourth Anniversary

08 October 2017 - 08 October 2017

Cost: £0.00

Venue: Samye Ling

Honouring Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche’s life, his many and varied activities to benefit beings and the immense legacy he left for future generations.

Programme for the day:


Milarepa Guru Yoga

10.00 – 12.00

Registration for the Meditation Retreat in Reception Office

11.00 (or whenever Milarepa finishes)

Abbot Choje Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche will give a talk


Lunch in the Dining Hall

14.00 - 16.00

First teaching session of Meditation Retreat - open to everyone who would like to make a connection with the teachings

16.30 - 17.30

First practice session of Meditation Retreat - open to everyone (followed by Mahakala prayers, 5.30 – 6pm)


Soup in Dining Hall

19.00 - 20.30

Meditation Session – open to registered participants only

All sessions are in the Temple unless otherwise stated.

All of Akong Rinpoche’s students and friends who have the time to participate in the rest of the Meditation Practice Retreat are encouraged to do so since it is specially dedicated to Rinpoche's memory. 

Please click here for full details of the Meditation Practice Retreat.

Tariff and Charges Guest Info
The Buddhist principle is to be everybody's friend, not to have any enemy.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Meditation means simple acceptance.
Choje Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche
Only the impossible is worth doing.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Whenever we see something which could be done to bring benefit to others, no matter how small, we should do it.
Chamgon Khentin Tai Situ Rinpoche
Freedom is not something you look for outside of yourself. Freedom is within you.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Hasten slowly, you will soon arrive.
Jetsun Milarepa
It doesn’t matter whatever comes, stop judging and it won’t bother you.
Choje Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche
Whatever obstacles arise, if you deal with them through kindness without trying to escape then you have real freedom.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
To tame ourselves is the only way we can change and improve the world.
Choje Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama
Strive always to be as kind, gentle and caring as possible towards all forms of sentient life.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Every sentient being is equal to the Buddha.
Chamgon Kentin Tai Situ Rinpoche
Wherever and whenever we can, we should develop compassion at once.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Reminding ourselves of how others suffer and mentally putting ourselves in their place, will help awaken our compassion.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche