The KSDE Lockdown Library Launch

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.

Power in Poetry

This deeply reflective poem, by the Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, was sent by both Gwen in Edinburgh and by Annie in Scarborough.

Meditation in Action

Members of The University of Edinburgh Buddhist Society kindly volunteering at KSDE. Thank you one and all!

Happy Losar

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.

Thank you to our volunteers

Our volunteers enjoy a well-earned cup of steaming hot chai after their great work tidying up the leaves around Kagyu Samye Dzong Edinburgh in October.

Beginning With Buddha

Every year we hold an Introduction to Buddhism course for those who are interested but may not know where to begin. As with most things, it’s best to begin at the beginning, which in this case is with the Buddha.

News and Pictures of Anniversary Weekend

After an eventful and joyful anniversary weekend with Lama Yeshe Rinpoche featuring his precious teachings, a wonderful film of Akong Rinpoche in Tibet, a photographic exhibition and a Guru Rinpoche Puja and sacred feast we’d like to share with you a some pictures of the various events.

New Term Newsflash

Kagyu Samye Dzong Edinburgh welcomes you to the new Autumn Term of daily classes and monthly courses to soothe and energise body, mind and spirit.

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.

Screenings of Teachings by His Holiness Karmapa

His Holiness Karmapa announced that he will be giving monthly teachings by live webcast. We will be screening them in the Samye Dzong Shrine Room so that we can all benefit together. We do not as yet have dates and times but we will email out information, and post it on this website, as soon as it has been confirmed by His Holiness’s office.

Next weekend: Green Tara Puja

Saturday Jan 27th 2018, 10.30am.
On the last weekend of most months, KSDE is offering additional opportunities to attend Pujas, Meditation sessions or other Dharma events.

KSD Edinburgh re-opens on Monday January 8th

We look forward to seeing you, hopefully rested, recharged and ready for the new year ahead. If not, no worries! Our full range of wholesome weekly activities will benefit body, mind and spirit. And our precious monthly Dharma courses are now available to book online, free of charge, or by donation.