First visit to Europe by H.H. the XVII Karmapa
Between the 28th May and 9th June 2014 His Holiness the 17th Karmapa will visit Germany in the heart of Europe, where he is expected with great joy. His first and therefore historic journey to the continent will begin at the Kamalashila Institute, his main seat in Europe and continue in the German capital Berlin.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Thank you to everyone for all your kind wishes and prayers.
Words cannot express the tragic loss of such a great being, but through prayer we can express our gratitude and appreciation for everything we have received and all the time we have spent in his presence.
Rokpa Runners - Brighton Marathon 2014
Last year our wonderful building manager, Colin Panrucker, ran the Brighton Marathon in aid of charity. This year, inspired by Colin's example, three of Colin's friends are joining him in running the 2014 Brighton Marathon on Sunday 6th April to raise funds for Rokpa.
Who we are
We are a Buddhist community in the heart of London, affiliated to Kagyu Samye Ling Monastery in Scotland, under the guidance of Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche, Venerable Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche and our resident teacher Lama Gelongma Zangmo.
Our aims are:
• To make the teachings of Buddhism accessible to all.
• To foster the growth of wisdom and compassion.
• To benefit the wider community.
• To promote interfaith dialogue and understanding.
Losar Tibetan New Year
Everyone at Kagyu Samye Dzong London wishes you a Happy Year of the Male Wood Horse.
During the weekend of the 1st and 2nd of March will be doing sessions of meditation with the Kagyu Samye Dzong Sangha and breaks for refreshments. There will also be light offerings and prayers for peace and auspiciousness for the lineage and the whole world.
People are recommended to bring lights and flower offerings for the shrine.
Whether you want to explore Buddhism, attend weekly meditation practice sessions, listen to and study Buddhist teachings, or get help with your personal practice...Read more ›
Both our centres are open to everyone, regardless of religious beliefs or faith. Resident ordained monks and nuns, together with lay volunteers, form the core of our community. Volunteering at Kagyu Samye Dzong is a great way to get to know the centres better and become a part of a friendly, vibrant community. There are lots of opportunities that can match the skills you have to offer or the time you have available.Read more ›
We offer a range of complementary therapies, including a monthly visit from our Tibetan doctor. Dr. Soktsang is highly experienced in the field of traditional Tibetan Medicine, having studied at the medical Institue for Traditional Tibetan Medicine in Lhasa, where he graduated with a masters degree. We also have classes in Tetsudo, Jiulong Baguazhang and the Inner Child Group.Read more ›