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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Happy Losar
Losar - Year of the Pig

The dawn of a New Year in the Tibetan calendar is known as the month of miracles, when the effects of our activities are multiplied a millionfold. It is the ideal time for cultivating positive qualities of wisdom, compassion and loving kindness towards all beings.


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Winter/Spring Programme 2019

We are delighted to launch our programme for Winter/Spring 2019. This website includes full details of the new Weekly Programme as well as all our Monthly Courses and Events from January 2019 until the end of April.