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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...

31 Aug 2019
Meditation Practice Retreat October 2019
DR with ATR Sept 2013 From 6th to 13th October, 2019, Drupon Rinpoche will lead his annual Meditation Retreat over the time of the 6th anniversary of our much-missed Founder, Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche.   During this retreat and for the first time in Samye Ling, Drupon Rinpoche will use the unique traditional teaching method used by the...

31 Aug 2019
Choje Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche's new Long Life Prayer
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9 Aug 2019
THE THREE YANAS WITH KHENPO LEKTHONG
Lekthong photo adjusted *6th August to 1st September 2019* *An introductory course to the main principles of Lord Buddha’s teaching* Suitable for anyone, whether new to Buddhism or with some experience.   There will be *two teachings daily at 8am and 4.30pm*  It is possible to attend the entire course or just one or more of these sections.  Part 1:  6 –...

20 Jun 2019
Special Ceremony - June 17th 2019
On the auspicious day of the Anniversary of Lord Buddha’s Enlightenment and Parinirvana (Monday 17th June 2019) we held a very special and deeply moving ceremony in the Temple. The ceremony marked the moment when Abbot Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche handed over responsibility for the running of Kagyu Samye Ling to Deputy Abbot, Lama Katen. ...

6 Jun 2019
The 2nd UK Kagyu Monlam - Daily Programme
2nd UK Kagyu Monlams Program 1 50

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