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5 Dec 2018
2nd UK Kagyu Monlam
2nd UK Monlam poster for web

27 Sep 2018
5th Anniversary of the Passing of Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
*Programme for the* *5th Anniversary of the passing of* *Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche* *Sunday 7th & Monday 8**th** October 2018* *Sunday 7th October* Drupon Rinpoche will teach the second day of ‘The Way to Master the Mind’ in the Temple (for those who have registered and have attended the previous day’s teaching) ...

27 Sep 2018
Course Registration - Drupon Rinpoche 2018
Everyone who wishes to participate in Drupon Rinpoche’s courses must book a course place even if Samye Ling accommodation is not required.  Please do this online if possible. If you are not staying with us, select “No Accommodation” as the room type.  Please click here to book. Otherwise please come to the Reception Office as soon as possible.**   Course...

2 Jul 2018
Dana - making offerings for Dharma courses
*DANA* Traditionally Buddhist teachings are given free of charge because they are considered priceless – nobody can place a fee on something that brings complete liberation from suffering. Not charging for teachings is also done with the motivation of making the Dharma accessible to everyone, so that nobody is excluded from attending due to lack of...

18 Jun 2018
Birthday of His Holiness the 17th Karmapa
Birthday poster photo2 *Birthday of His Holiness the 17th Karmapa *** *On Tuesday 26th June 2018 we are delighted to celebrate the 33rd Birthday of His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje.* On this special day we will make prayers for His Holiness’ good health, long life and ever-increasing activities to benefit living beings.  Our Abbot,...

15 May 2018
UK Kagyu Monlam Schedule
Monlam Timetable 25

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