Welcome to Kagyu Samye Dzong Edinburgh (KSDE) Buddhist Meditation Centre. We are the city 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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Lama Yeshe Rinpoche and audience

A most blessed and joyful Anniversary Weekend with Lama Yeshe Rinpoche

See photos from the weekend celebrations >

BBC Walks of Life

KSDE on the BBC

In April, Kagyu Samye Dzong Edinburgh featured on the BBC 1 programme ‘Walks of Life’.

Watch on BBC iPlayer (from 10 minutes 20 seconds)