Choje Lama Yeshe Rinpoche's 2019 Schedule

26th February – 24th March    
Southern Africa (

Kagyu Samye Dzong Cape Town - Friday 1st, Sat 2nd and Sun 3rd March

Kagyu Samye Dzong Kensington (Johannesburg) -  Friday 8th and Saturday 9th March

Kagyu Samye Dzong Randburg (Johannesburg) - Sunday 10th and Monday 11th March

Kagyu Samye Ling Zimbabwe - Saturday 16th, Sun 17th and Mon 18th March

Tara Rokpa Centre - Friday 22nd, Saturday 23rd and Sun 24th


3rd – 10th April    
Kagyu Samye Dzong Kirchheim, Germany  (

19th – 22nd April      
Easter Retreat in Kagyu Samye Ling  (

4th – 5th May      
Italy - Kagyu Samye Dzong Venice & Samye Meditation Group Vicenza  (

11th – 12th May     
Kagyu Samye Dzong Edinburgh   (

17th – 22nd May    
Spain - Kagyu Samye Dzong Barcelona & Samye Dechen Shing Monastery  (

24th – 29th May     
Belgium – Kagyu Samye Ling Belgium & Kagyu Samye Dzong Brussels   (

10th – 17th June    
The 2nd UK Kagyu Monlam in Kagyu Samye Ling   (

29th – 30th June   
Kagyu Samye Dzong Cardiff   (

1st July  
Kagyu Samye Dzong Surrey

5th – 7th July  
Kagyu Samye Dzong London    (

20th – 21st July  
Kagyu Samye Dzong Glasgow    (

3rd – 4th August   
Kagyu Samye Dzong Scarborough   (

17th – 21st August   
Guru Rinpoche Drupcho in Kagyu Samye Ling   (

25th August   
Annual Tea Party and Open Day in Samye Ling   (

2nd – 8th September    
Meditation Retreat on Holy Isle   (

15th – 16th September    
Kagyu Samye Dzong Dublin   (

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