News

30 Apr 2016
Announcement about Long Chod Practice
When Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche was alive, as a birthday offering to him, people who had taken part in a long term retreat would gather in Samye Ling to practice the long Chod together.  This was always a joyous and inspiring time when Rinpoche’s students and friends could come and either participate in the Chod or meditate in the temple...

29 Apr 2016
Akong – A Remarkable Life
750f89de fc18 4c1a bd30 93d0e51ec52b Dear Friends On 24th March 2016 around 250 people joined Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche in Samye College Lecture Hall for the first Private Screening of the film “Akong – a Remarkable Life”. The room was filled with invited guests: members of  Rinpoche’s family, Ordained Sangha, representatives from many areas of Rinpoche’s vast activity, Sponsors and those who had...

26 Feb 2016
Mantra Totals February 2016
Here are the latest totals in our mantra collection dedicated to the swift return of Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche: Mantra totals Feb small We need to keep going so please keep sending contributions to paldron@samyelingshop.com[mailto:paldron@samyelingshop.com].

26 Jan 2016
Dharani Collection for H H 17th Karmapa
The fourth Dodrupchen Rinpoche, one of the greatest Nyingma masters, has said that if followers of the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje accumulate The Dharani of Essence of Dependent Arising, His Holiness will live long and his activities will benefit a great number of beings. Therefore Jetsun Ngodrup Palzom (His Holiness’ sister) has asked that all students, either individuals, groups...

2 Jan 2016
Akong A Remarkable Life
* Film title Dear Friends, we hope you had a wonderful Christmas….. now we have some New Year Good News for you!!!* Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche has checked the Tibetan calendar for an auspicious date and decided that we will have the International Premiere of “Akong – a Remarkable Life” on *Thursday 24th March 2016 in Samye Ling.* There will be a special...

28 Dec 2015
Drupon Rinpoche's Teaching in 2016
        DR on 8 Oct Drupon Rinpoche in front of Akong Rinpoche's Stupa in Samye Ling Temple on 8th October 2015 During his 2015 Meditation Retreat, Drupon Rinpoche emphasised how very important it is for Samye Ling to celebrate the Anniversary of Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche's passing.  Therefore we will continue to have a series of events...

The Buddhist principle is to be everybody's friend, not to have any enemy.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Meditation means simple acceptance.
Choje Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche
Only the impossible is worth doing.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Whenever we see something which could be done to bring benefit to others, no matter how small, we should do it.
Chamgon Khentin Tai Situ Rinpoche
Freedom is not something you look for outside of yourself. Freedom is within you.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Hasten slowly, you will soon arrive.
Jetsun Milarepa
It doesn’t matter whatever comes, stop judging and it won’t bother you.
Choje Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche
Whatever obstacles arise, if you deal with them through kindness without trying to escape then you have real freedom.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
To tame ourselves is the only way we can change and improve the world.
Choje Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama
Strive always to be as kind, gentle and caring as possible towards all forms of sentient life.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Every sentient being is equal to the Buddha.
Chamgon Kentin Tai Situ Rinpoche
Wherever and whenever we can, we should develop compassion at once.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Reminding ourselves of how others suffer and mentally putting ourselves in their place, will help awaken our compassion.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche