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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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KSDE Open Dates June-July 2021

KSDE Shrine Door

After a challenging year under the threat of Covid-19, we are slowly and carefully emerging into the light, thanks to the NHS and a lifesaving vaccination programme. KSDE’s recent reopening on the date commemorating the Life of Lord Buddha and the 5th Anniversary of our Centre in Leith, (see video), was a day of pure comfort and joy. We feel encouraged to open our doors and, with the co-operation of all who wish to attend, we are pleased to offer the following:

DHARMA PRACTICE DATES FOR JUNE/JULY 2021.

Saturday June 26th, 11.00am to 12.30pm
GREEN TARA PUJA
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Tuesday July 6th, 6.30pm to 7.30pm
GUIDED MEDITATION
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Sunday July 11th, 11am to 12.30pm
CHENREZI PUJA
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Wednesday July 14th, 6.30pm to 7.30pm
GUIDED MEDITATION
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Saturday July 24th, 11am to 12.30pm
GREEN TARA PUJA
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PLEASE NOTE: As places are limited, all sessions must be booked in advance on our website. Attendees are required to wear a face mask and have been vaccinated or recently tested as Covid free. Please do not attend if you are feeling unwell, even if it is just a cold. Thank you for your compliance with these safety measures for the health and wellbeing of all concerned.