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March 20, 2017 at 5:12 am
Since 1979 the Samye Ling Community has welcomed many hundreds of people to the Nyungney Retreat practice of the 1,000-Armed Chenrezig, which is held annually during the auspicious first month of the Tibetan Buddhist New Year. Nyungneys are a powerful purification practice, with the potential to bring much benefit to those undertaking them, as Akong… Read More
March 7, 2017 at 18:44 pm
The Samye Ling Community Celebrates the 63rd Birthday of Chamgon Dorje Chang Khentin Tai Situ Pema Donyo Drupa H.E. 12th Khentin Tai Situpa, considered to be an emanation of Bodhisattva Maitreya and Guru Padmasambhava (Guru Rinpoche) This week at Samye Ling we had the pleasure of coming together as a community to offer prayers for… Read More
February 27, 2017 at 15:54 pm
As we celebrate the Tibetan New Year, why not join us in making this world a better, healthier, more compassionate place for all of us and for generations to come?  The more people who join us, the greater the benefit for all of us and all living beings!   Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche dedicated his… Read More
February 15, 2017 at 12:23 pm
The Kagyu Monlam is a prayer festival for world peace and the welfare of all, held annually in Bodhgaya, India, and led by the HH 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje. HH Karmapa said at this year's Monlam: “The Kagyu Monlam provides opportunities for people to develop their abilities and the seeds of bodhichitta.” The… Read More
January 30, 2017 at 12:06 pm
We're very pleased to share with you the news that the long-awaited world premiere of the feature-length documentary film Akong-A Remarkable Life will be taking place on 16th March in Kagyu Samye Ling Monastery & Tibetan Centre in Dumfries and Galloway. The film, introduced by Director Chico Dall’Inha and set against a backdrop of stunning… Read More