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2 Sep 2016
In Memory of Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
* Publication1 * *“Two things I would appreciate, to eat less meat and to smoke less.* * **That would be benefiting for you and since it is benefiting for you, * * I myself will be very, very happy**.”* * *Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche, 27 May 2013   Akong Rinpoche dedicated his life to creating a better, healthier, more compassionate world, and as part...

27 Jul 2016
Completion of Mantras for Akong Rinpoche's Swift Return
After the passing of Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche in October 2013, Chamgon Khentin Tai Situ Rinpoche requested his students to complete 100 Million recitations each of the Chenrezig, Guru Rinpoche, Dorje Sempa and Amitabha mantras. Thanks to the effort and devotion of so many people around the world, *we have actually surpassed the goal of accumulating 100...

19 Jun 2016
Plans for Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche’s Third Anniversary – 8th October 2016
The main programme will be spiritual, therefore the Meditation Practice Retreat led by Drupon Rinpoche will start on the day of the anniversary: Saturday 8th October.  The teaching in the Retreat will be on Shamatta, but since it is connected with Akong Rinpoche, the practice will be Guru Yoga.  This will provide an opportunity for all...

30 Apr 2016
Announcement about Long Chod Practice
When Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche was alive, as a birthday offering to him, people who had taken part in a long term retreat would gather in Samye Ling to practice the long Chod together.  This was always a joyous and inspiring time when Rinpoche’s students and friends could come and either participate in the Chod...

29 Apr 2016
Akong – A Remarkable Life
750f89de fc18 4c1a bd30 93d0e51ec52b Dear Friends On 24th March 2016 around 250 people joined Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche in Samye College Lecture Hall for the first Private Screening of the film “Akong – a Remarkable Life”. The room was filled with invited guests: members of  Rinpoche’s family, Ordained Sangha, representatives from many areas of Rinpoche’s vast...

26 Feb 2016
Mantra Totals February 2016
Here are the latest totals in our mantra collection dedicated to the swift return of Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche: Mantra totals Feb small We need to keep going so please keep sending contributions to paldron@samyelingshop.com[mailto:paldron@samyelingshop.com].

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