Welcome to the website of Kagyu Samye Dzong Edinburgh (KSDE). We are the city centre branch of the world renowned Samye Ling Monastery, which was established in 1967 as the first Centre of Tibetan Buddhism in the West.

The centre offers a beautiful space for meditation and courses to benefit mind, body and spirit. People of all all faiths and none are welcome.

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Jetsun Milarepa
Selected Teachings of Jetsun Milarepa – Sunday July 30th, 10.30am

Discussion and meditation on the Teachings of Milarepa, the Tibetan Yogi who, after a difficult early life, transformed his negative actions and became fully liberated. The session is followed by a tea and snack break and the opportunity to volunteer service to the Dharma by helping to clean and do odd jobs at the Centre.

Posted on 29 Jun 2017


August closure

KSD Edinburgh is closed from August 1st and re-opens on September 4th 2017.

Posted on 1 Jun 2017