Refuge Ceremony - Easter 2020

This course has been cancelled

9:30am 12 April 2020 - 12:30pm 12 April 2020

Cost: £0.00

Venue: Samye Ling

Abbot Choje Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche will conduct a Refuge Ceremony on the Sunday of the Easter Retreat.  Anyone who wishes to formally take refuge in the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha is welcome to take part. 

This is an excellent opportunity as it may be the only Refuge Ceremony in Samye Ling this year.

An explanatory talk will be given before the ceremony.

Please inform Reception if you are planning to take refuge. 

If you are not taking part in the Easter Retreat and require lunch please contact the Reception Office to book your meal/s in advance to allow the kitchen to prepare enough food for everyone -  Many thanks.

For details of the Easter Retreat please click here.

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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.
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Freedom is not something you look for outside of yourself. Freedom is within you.
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Hasten slowly, you will soon arrive.
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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.
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To tame ourselves is the only way we can change and improve the world.
Choje Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche
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In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama
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Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
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