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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Ringu Tulku Rinpoche, June 2016
Ringu Tulku Rinpoche course cancelled

Ringu Tulku Rinpoche’s course has been cancelled due to the historic UK visit of His Holiness the 17th Karmapa.

Posted on 11 Apr 2017