23 Dec 2015
Mantra Totals December 2015
As we draw towards the end of 2015, we are slowly getting closer to our goal of 100 million each of four mantras: MantrastotalsDec2015 small As you can see we are very close to the final number of Chenrezig mantras but still have a long way to go with the others.   *All these mantras are...

12 Oct 2015
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT about Ngondro Practice Instructions led by Drupon Rinpoche from 16th to 30th October 2015
It is permitted to attend this retreat even if you can’t commit to doing a six month retreat if you are willing to make the commitment to complete the Ngondro practice and to practice it in a retreat. You can do e.g. one month, or several months per year but you must eventually complete at...

14 Sep 2015
In Memory of Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
During his lifetime, the late Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche inspired countless individuals to lead a better life and his benevolent activity continues to this day through his many students and friends and the organisations he so carefully established around the world. As the second anniversary of his passing approaches, we invite you to join us in...

1 Sep 2015
IMPORTANT - About Drupon Rinpoche's Courses
Drupon Rinpoche has asked us to make it very clear that anyone who decides to attend his courses this year *must make the commitment to come to every single session.*  He says if you will have to miss some sessions it is better not to come to the course at all, as this makes negative...

2 Aug 2015
Update on Mantra Collection
After the sudden passing of Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche in October 2013, Chamgon Khentin Tai Situpa requested all Rinpoche's students to work together to recite *One Hundred Million of EACH* of the following mantras: Amitabha (Om Ami Dewa Hrih) Chenrezig (Om Mani Peme Hung) Guru Rinpoche (Om Ah Hung Bendza Guru Pema Siddhi Hung) Short...

2 Jul 2015
Samye College Founding Members
Founders Board small Until recently we were all familiar with the temporary display near the entrance to the dining room which showed progress towards the completion of the Samye Project.  Thanks to the kindness and hard work of so many friends of Samye Ling, the Samye College now provides the resources for study and spiritual development...

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