Course Registration - Drupon Rinpoche 2018

27 Sep 2018

Everyone who wishes to participate in Drupon Rinpoche’s courses must book a course place even if Samye Ling accommodation is not required.  Please do this online if possible. If you are not staying with us, select “No Accommodation” as the room type.  Please click here to book. Otherwise please come to the Reception Office as soon as possible.


Course Programme is:

  6 – 7 Oct:    The Way to Master the Mind

  8 – 15 Oct:   Meditation Practice Retreat

  16 – 24 Oct: Gampopa’s Ornament of Liberation


Only those registered may participate in the courses and everyone who attends must come to every session of teaching.  The register will be checked regularly.


We kindly request that anyone who attended Drupon Rinpoche’s teachings last year, bring along the texts and prayers that were provided last year.

These include:

Prayers for teachings (used during all teaching sessions)

Nagarjuna’s Letter to a Friend (text for teaching sessions in the Meditation Retreat)

Guru Yoga Prayers or complete Ngondro text, and short Vajrayogini visualisation insert (for practice sessions of the Retreat)

Gampopa's Precious Ornament of Liberation text (for teachings on this)


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