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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Ode to Manchester

A poem written in response to the tragedy by Ani Rinchen Khandro – a Buddhist nun and a Mancunian.

Posted on 24 May 2017


Guru Rinpoche
Guru Rinpoche Shower of Blessings Tsok Puja

on Guru Rinpoche Day at 12 noon, Sunday June 4th. Everybody welcome.

Posted on 20 May 2017