Family Accommodation Close to Samye Ling

The options below are run by local people connected to Samye Ling. They are completely independent and Samye Ling is not responsible for them.

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Marilyn's Motels 
Self-catering holiday accommodation. Comfortable, quiet, accommodation, 1 1/2 miles from Samye Ling... Read more here.

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Rennauldburn Self-Catering Farmhouse
Rennaldburn is a seventeenth-century farmhouse, the self-catering half of which sleeps seven to eight and sits surrounded by pastureland about two and a half miles South of Samye Ling... Read more here.

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The Garden Studio
Self-catering accommodation, suitable for a single person. Situated in peaceful countryside, 2 miles from Samye Ling...  Read more here.

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Stables Cottage, Eskdalemuir
Comfortable dog and child friendly self-catering accommodation for up to six people, with two double bedrooms and a sofabed only a couple of miles from Samye Ling. Read more here.


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