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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The KSDE Lockdown Library Launch

Akong Rinpoche and Lama Yeshe Losal Ripoche

“The real challenge is to have balance and stability within continuous change”  Akong Tulku Rinpoche

As our lives continue to be affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, it is more important than ever to look after our physical, mental and spiritual health, as well as doing whatever we can to help others. With that in mind we have created the KSDE Lockdown Library.

This online resource has been specially curated to offer dharma support, connection and inspiration in these testing times. It houses videos of precious teachings, talks, prayers, meditation guidance, qigong exercise instruction, book recommendations, uplifting music and more!

We hope you will find it a helpful and enjoyable place to visit over the coming weeks as we continue to add fresh content to support your practice and strengthen our interconnection, for the benefit and wellbeing of one and all.

May all beings be happy and create the causes of happiness