4 Jul 2020
Online Weekend Course by Drupon Khen Rinpoche
August weekend course

18 Jun 2020
News of Covid-19
Covid Statement

31 May 2020
Online Teachings from Drupon Rinpoche
DR online teaching2

19 Mar 2020
Coronavirus Notice - 20 March 2020
Dear Friends of Samye Ling As a result of the Coronavirus pandemic and the recent government recommendation to stop non-essential contact and unnecessary travel, Samye Ling will close on 20th March 2020. We will be closed to all guests and visitors and all courses and retreats are cancelled until further notice. Only essential deliveries and essential services will...

8 Mar 2020
We recognise that, as a spiritual community, Samye Ling has a responsibility to protect the wellbeing, safety, and happiness of our visiting guests and residential community. For the time being we will remain open to guests and visitors alike.  However, if you have symptoms, or may have been in contact with Coronavirus, please, rather than risk...

20 Sep 2019
Meditation Retreat - Important News
IMPORTANT NOTICE SAMYE LING WILL BE CLOSED DURING THE MEDITATION PRACTICE RETREAT 6 – 13 OCTOBER 2019   Most of our resident volunteers will participate in this retreat, and Samye Ling will run on a skeleton staff. The Samye Ling Shop, The Tibetan Tea Rooms and the Administration Office will be closed. All enquiries should go to the Reception Office. We apologise for any...

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