Edie Irwin

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Edie trained with Dr R.D.Laing (author of "The Divided Self") in the 70's and was a staff therapist at Wellspring in Edinburgh from 1980 to 1988. She co-founded the Edinburgh Tara Trust in 1986. Under the guidance of Dr Akong Tulku Rinpoche she developed further as a therapist and helped to create Tara Rokpa Therapy. She also co-edited Taming the Tiger by Akong Rinpoche.

Edie completed a 3 year meditation retreat under the guidance of Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche at Kagyu Samye Ling in 1997 and published Healing Relaxation in 1999. She is a trainer in Tara Rokpa Therapy Training and delivers Tara Rokpa Therapy to groups worldwide.
Edie is a volunteer fundraiser for ROKPA USA, a branch of Rokpa International, a humanitarian organization dedicated to "Helping Where Help Is Needed" especially in Tibet, Nepal, Zimbabwe and South Africa.
In Edinburgh she practices as a psychotherapist, psychotherapy supervisor and massage therapist at Tara Trust (www.taratrust.com) where she also helps to support the Tara Institute for Tibetan Medicine Clinics and the resident doctor of Traditional Tibetan Medicine, Dr. Lobsang Dhonden.

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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