Means of Sponsoring and Offering

In the Buddhist tradition it is said that contributing towards building a sacred place brings the donors great blessings as it benefits not only this but also future generations.

There are many ways to contribute, either financially or by offering your time or services.

To find out more information about how to sponsor upcoming events or annual prayers please send an email to scotland@samyeling.org

Whether you are at Samye Ling, at home or travelling, it is very beneficial to make offerings to the Buddhas and Bodhisattvas, as well as the Lamas, Teachers and the Sangha of the various Buddhist Traditions. 

If you would like offer your time and volunteer at Samye Ling, please contact our Administration Office at admin@samyeling.org and state your interest and your skills. If you would like to offer your help at a centre closer to you please click here to see the list of our centres.

May the sum of our combined efforts to complete this noble project result in the decrease of suffering, ignorance and hatred and in the increase of happiness, wisdom and peace in our world.


Have you considered making a bequest in your will in favour of Samye Ling?  Contact Samye Ling Accounts for further details.

Tel: 013873 73232 ext: 234
E-mail: accounts@samyeling.org

Lamp Offerings

Anyone, anywhere can sponsor lamps to be lit and prayers dedicated in honour of friends or good causes. 

For more information please click 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.
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