Programme

Ngondro Practice

Ngondro Practice is to provide an opportunity for people who are practicing any of the Ngondro disciplines, be it Refuge and Prostrations, Dorje Sempa, Mandala or Guru Yoga, to practice in the Shrine/Yoga Room.

Free

Chenrezi Puja

Chenrezi, known as the Lord of Compassion, embodies the compassionate activity of the Buddha. This practice helps us to develop our own pure qualities for the benefit of all sentient beings. The text is recited in Tibetan. However, beginners are welcome to sit in and make a connection.. Prayer and Meditation sessions are offered free […]

Chenrezi Puja

Chenrezi, known as the Lord of Compassion, embodies the compassionate activity of the Buddha. This practice helps us to develop our own pure qualities for the benefit of all sentient beings. The text is recited in Tibetan. However, beginners are welcome to sit in and make a connection.. Prayer and Meditation sessions are offered free […]

Songs of Milarepa

A new series of Teachings featuring the Songs of Milarepa with Ani Rinchen Khandro, featuing a video introduction by Lama Yeshe Rinpoche.

Free

The Meaning of Shrine Offerings

A practical session of learning whilst cleaning and preparing the shrine for the New Year.

Free

Songs of Milarepa

Ani Rinchen Khandro will present a selection of Milarepa’s Songs for participants to study and meditate on as the basis for personal Dharma practice.

Free

Chenrezi Practice Instruction

Instruction on the practice of Chenrezi, the supreme Bodhisattva of Loving Kindness and Compassion. This one day course is open to anyone who has taken Refuge, whether newcomers or those wishing to refresh their practice. Attendees can either bring a packed lunch or eat in local cafes. Texts will be available to purchase on the […]

Free

Chenrezi Puja

Chenrezi, known as the Lord of Compassion, embodies the compassionate activity of the Buddha. This practice helps us to develop our own pure qualities for the benefit of all sentient beings. The text is recited in Tibetan. However, beginners are welcome to sit in and make a connection.. Prayer and Meditation sessions are offered free […]

The Songs of Milarepa Course – Part 2

Ani Rinchen Khandro will present a selection of Milarepa’s Songs for participants to study and meditate on as the basis for personal Dharma practice.

Free

The Buddhist Approach to Living and Dying with Lama Zangmo

Awareness of the nature of impermanence is essential to the Buddhist understanding of living, dying and death. Referencing the Buddhist Mind Training teachings, Lama Zangmo will look at the Buddhist approach and how it affects the way we live our life, through application of ’The Five Strengths’. The talks will also cover topics such as […]

Free

Earth Day

Come gather on the common ground of KSD Edinburgh to celebrate our shared home on Mother Earth, with guided meditation, flower plantation and a music video inspiration!

Free

Milarepa’s Songs of Liberation Course – Season 2, Session 5 – featuring Gampopa

Prophesied by Lord Buddha, Je Gampopa was Milarepa's sun like disciple, destined to become founder of the Kagyu Lineage. In this introductory session we witness their meeting, as described in the Songs of Milarepa. The Great Masters lives of liberation are not merely history lessons, but rather the means to inspire our own Dharma practice. […]

Free

Personal Dharma Practice

An opportunity to use the Shrine Room for personal practice. Ani Rinchen Khandro will be on hand for guidance as needed.

Medicine Buddha Puja

MEDICINE BUDDHA PUJA dedicated to the health of all beings and swift return of Akong Tulku Rinpoche. Wednesday July 26th is Medicine Buddha Day, when prayers for health and wellbeing are most effective. As our dear Founder and precious teacher, Akong Tulku Rinpoche was also a doctor of Tibetan Medicine and an emanation of Medicine Buddha, […]

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.

Introduction to Buddhism

An opportunity for those who are interested in Buddhism but unsure how to progress. Ani Rinchen Khandro, Director of Kagyu Samye Dzong Edinburgh, begins at the beginning with the inspirational relevance of the Buddha's life to our own, guiding attendees in further sessions, both in person and online.

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.

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