Means of Sponsoring and Offering

In the Buddhist tradition it is said that contributing towards building a sacred place
brings the donors great blessings as it benefits not only this but also future generations.

There are many ways to contribute, either financially or by offering your time or services.

May the sum of our combined efforts to complete this noble project result in the decrease of suffering, ignorance and hatred and in the increase of happiness, wisdom and peace in our world.


Have you considered making a bequest in your will in favour of Samye Ling? Contact Samye Ling Accounts for further details.

Tel: 013873 73232 ext: 234
E-mail: accounts@samyeling.org

Lamp Offerings

Friends are invited to participate in this aspiration for universal harmony. Visitors present at Samye Ling can assist in a practical way by helping to light lamps each evening or by cleaning the lamps and tidying the surroundings. Anyone, anywhere can sponsor lamps to be lit and prayers dedicated in honour of friends or good causes. 

To sponsor an offering of light email Reception at reception@samyeling.org or call 013873 73232 ext 221.

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