Three Vehicles, Four Noble Truths


By Mingyur Dorje Rinpoche   Rinpoche would like to welcome everybody who has come from many parts of the country to listen to the teachings, tashi deleg to you all. Read more

Vajrayana and Empowerment


By Mingyur Dorje Rinpoche   The teachings this morning are going to be an introduction to the Vajrayana and also an explanation of the significance of the Empowerment in Vajrayana tradition. Read more

The Paramita of Forbearance


By Khentin Tai Situ Rinpoche   This too can be explained through three principal aspects. Read more

The Butterfly Mind


By Rob Nairn WHY IS THE MIND UNSETTLED?First we need to ask why it is necessary to settle the mind, and what is the unsettled mind. Read more

Hidden Reefs - Recognising the Intricacy of our Mind Patterns


By Rob Nairn  So far we have covered a few basic areas such as why we meditate, what meditation is, and the motivation for meditating. Read more

Karma and the Wheel of Life


Why are some people rich yet some poor, some happy yet others in misery, some lucky and some unlucky? Read more

The Ways of the Arhat and the Bodhisattva


By Ken Holmes   It is a great pleasure to be asked to speak to you today about the two main traditions of Buddhism: those of the so-called hinayana and mahayana : the lesser way and the greater way, the ways of Shravaka to become an Arhat and the way of the Bodhisattva to become a Buddha.Oh dear! Read more

Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche 49-day Prayer Schedule in Kagyu Samye Ling


Everyone is welcome to come at any time to join in the prayers.Drupon Rinpoche will preside until 30th October.We especially recommend those not familiar with the three Yidam practices to come while Milarepa Guru Yoga is being done. Read more

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