9 Aug 2019
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

5 Dec 2018
2nd UK Kagyu Monlam
2nd Monlam Revised

27 Sep 2018
5th Anniversary of the Passing of Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
*Programme for the* *5th Anniversary of the passing of* *Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche* *Sunday 7th & Monday 8**th** October 2018* *Sunday 7th October* Drupon Rinpoche will teach the second day of ‘The Way to Master the Mind’ in the Temple (for those who have registered and have attended the previous day’s teaching) ...

27 Sep 2018
Course Registration - Drupon Rinpoche 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...

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