About

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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News

From Buddha to Holy Isle

AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND ON HOLY ISLE FROM THE 3RD TO THE 7TH
Explore the fascinating story of how Tibetan Buddhism came to the West, and in particular to Holy Isle, a magical island off the West Coast of Scotland.

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Events in June

In addition to our weekday programme throughout the month, we have some special events and weekend courses in June…

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