Programme

Event Series Green Tara Puja

Green Tara Puja

Green Tara is the female embodiment of Buddha nature whose practice transforms fears and negativity into strength and loving kindness. Participants need to have taken Refuge and received instruction. However, beginners are also welcome to sit in and make a connection.

Drupon Rinpoche: Discovering Dharma in Daily Life

Teachings by Khenpo Lhabu Drupon Rinpoche Drupon Rinpoche demystifies the Buddha Dharma, explaining how study, reflection and meditation applied to our daily life reveals the dharma hidden in plain sight of the everyday.

Free

The Rain of Wisdom – Session One

First in a series of sessions exploring the illuminating teachings of the Kagyu Masters, we begin with the Doha of Je Gampopa addressed to the three men of Kham, followed by their joyful replies.Taught by Ani Rinchen Khandro.

Free

Lhabab Duchen

The special Wheel Day of Lhabap Duchen, celebrating Lord Buddha's return from teaching in the heavenly realms and guiding his mother to Liberation.

Free
Event Series Green Tara Puja

Green Tara Puja

Green Tara is the female embodiment of Buddha nature whose practice transforms fears and negativity into strength and loving kindness. Participants need to have taken Refuge and received instruction. However, beginners are also welcome to sit in and make a connection.

The Rain of Wisdom – Session Two

This second session in of The Rain of Wisdom study course is devoted to the profoundly moving and illuminating songs of Mikyo Dorje, who also compiled the first version of the Kagyu Gyurtso.

Free

Medicine Buddha Puja for the World

An opportunity to send our healing prayers and positive wishes around the world. Everyone is welcome to meditate, pray and dedicate for universal wellbeing of one and all.

Event Series Green Tara Puja

Green Tara Puja

Green Tara is the female embodiment of Buddha nature whose practice transforms fears and negativity into strength and loving kindness. Participants need to have taken Refuge and received instruction. However, beginners are also welcome to sit in and make a connection.

The Door to Dharma

Following the Introduction to Buddhism course, this talk provides an important link to further Buddhist teachings, including the upcoming sessions on The Four Ways of Turning the Mind to Dharma.

Free

The Meaning of Offerings

Ani Rinchen explains the profound meaning and purpose of offerings while also giving participants the opportunity to gain practical experience helping prepare for upcoming Losar, the Tibetan New Year of the Dragon.

Free

Event Series Green Tara Puja

Green Tara Puja

Green Tara is the female embodiment of Buddha nature whose practice transforms fears and negativity into strength and loving kindness. Participants need to have taken Refuge and received instruction. However, beginners are also welcome to sit in and make a connection.

The Four Preliminary Foundations – Part Two

Also known as The Four Thoughts that Turn the Mind to Buddha Dharma, this second essential topic explores change, the transitory and cyclic nature of birth, life and death of all things.

Free
Event Series Green Tara Puja

Green Tara Puja

Green Tara is the female embodiment of Buddha nature whose practice transforms fears and negativity into strength and loving kindness. Participants need to have taken Refuge and received instruction. However, beginners are also welcome to sit in and make a connection.

The Rain of Wisdom – Session Four

Whilst meditating for six years in a cave at the Lofty Green Mountain, Milarepa was visited by hunters who asked his advice. His replies provide invaluable insight on meditation and view.

Free
Event Series Green Tara Puja

Green Tara Puja

Green Tara is the female embodiment of Buddha nature whose practice transforms fears and negativity into strength and loving kindness. Participants need to have taken Refuge and received instruction. However, beginners are also welcome to sit in and make a connection.

Event Series Green Tara Puja

Green Tara Puja

Green Tara is the female embodiment of Buddha nature whose practice transforms fears and negativity into strength and loving kindness. Participants need to have taken Refuge and received instruction. However, beginners are also welcome to sit in and make a connection.

Saga Dawa

The sacred day of Saga Dawa celebrates the Buddha’s Birth, Enlightenment and passing into PariNirvana. It also marks the auspicious 8th Anniversary of Kagyu Samye Dzong Edinburgh's historic Centre in Leith.

Free

Personal Practice Session

Samye Dzong Shrine Room will be available for personal Dharma practice and meditation from 10.30am to 12.30pm.

The Rain of Wisdom – Songs of Gampopa

The Rain of Wisdom this month features the Songs of Dharma Lord Gampopa, in whom the Monastic and Yogic traditions merged to become the Kagyu Lineage, whose current head is His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa. Session 5 of the Rain of Wisdom study and meditation course is taught by Ani Rinchen Khandro.

Free

The Four Preliminary Foundations – Part Four

Ani Rinchen presents the concluding session of the Preliminaries, or Four Thoughts That Turn the Mind to Dharma, which represents the culmination of the previous three topics, summed up by the shortcomings of Samsara, or confused worldly life.

Free