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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His Holiness Karmapa
His Holiness Karmapa

We are delighted to announce the first in our series of weekend teachingsĀ to be screened in the KSDE Shrine Room. This month’s insightful and inspirational teaching is by His Holiness Karmapa – When Meditation Meets Faith andĀ Devotion.