The Four Foundations

22 July 2024 - 15 September 2024

Cost: £0.00

Venue: Samye Ling

We are honoured to have this chance to receive teachings from Khenpo Karma Dradul in Samye Ling for the very first time.

Khenpo Karma Dradul is the main teacher of Higher Buddhist Studies at Thrangu Tara Abbey in Nepal.  He will be teaching on the Four Foundations.

These teachings are open to those who are already practising the Dharma or who intend to do so in the future.

Please note that those attending these teachings should commit to attend every session. 

More details on the schedule and end date to follow.

Registration is open now.   Please email: to register and to reserve accommodation.

There is no charge for teachings.   If you wish to make a donation towards the Monastery's costs you can do so in the Reception Office in Samye Ling.  

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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