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Volunteer raises £169 for Samye Foundation Wales

One of our volunteers Eleri Thomas recently hosted a Coffee Morning at the International Baccalaureate in Cardiff where she works, raising an impressive £169 for our small charity. Eleri single-handedly organised and conducted the Coffee Morning, which raised awareness of the benefits of mindfulness and meditation practice. We offer our sincere thanks for the generous… Continue Reading

Choje Lama Yeshe Rinpoche Visit July 12th & 13th

More details will be announced as soon as we have them but please save the date as Choje Lama Yeshe Rinpoche will be visiting Kagyu Samye Dzong Cardiff and Samye Foundation Wales on the 12th & 13th of July.  As soon as we have further details of the schedule we will announce them across all… Continue Reading

7 Points of Mind Training – Learning to Let Go (Updated)

Gelong Thubten – 7 Points of Mind Training: Learning to Let Go – Point 2 Gelong Thubten is delivering the next module of the 7 Points of Mind series. This particular module will provide meditation instruction, with a particular emphasis on how to learn to let go of attachment to our moods and distractions. We will train in how to discover that our minds are bigger than our problems. Suggested donation: £30 Date: Sat… Continue Reading

Alistair Appleton Workshop and Talk Feb 23rd-25th

Alistair Appleton is visiting Cardiff from Friday 23rd of February until Sunday 25th. On the Friday evening, he will give a talk about meditation and on Saturday and Sunday he is running a workshop title I See You Mara.  You can read more about these events below.    About ALISTAIR APPLETON It was in 2000,… Continue Reading

7 Points of Mind Training – Learning to Let Go

EXCITING NEWS!!! Gelong Thubten has collaborated on Ruby Wax’s book, “How to be Human” which is a conversation between Ruby, a monk and a neuroscientist, and is out on January 25th.  Thubten will be in Cardiff on January 20th and will be speaking that afternoon at our centre.  This is a fantastic opportunity to listen to a… Continue Reading

Lucid Dreaming and Shadow Work Weekend Sat 17th & Sun 18th Feb

Lucid Dreaming and Shadow Work Weekend with Charlie Morley This unique workshop combines teachings on both lucid dreaming (the art of becoming conscious with your dreams) and shadow work (the practice of integrating and transforming unloved psychological aspects) for the aims of personal development and spiritual growth. The workshop will include an overview of the history, science… Continue Reading

Christmas Opening Hours

Christmas and New Year’s Eve Opening Hours During the holiday season we will only have one event which is the New Year’s Eve meditation session.  The office will close on Friday 22nd December and re-open Tuesday 2nd 2018.  Mindfulness courses, drop-in meditation sessions and pujas resume in the second week of January starting Monday 8th with the… Continue Reading

Mindfulness: Optimise Mental Function and Improve Wellbeing

Mindfulness: Optimise Mental Function and Improve Wellbeing

Mindfulness: Optimise Mental Function and Improve Wellbeing An unmissable opportunity to hear from internationally renowned speaker Gelong Thubten, Friday December 8th 2pm We are delighted to be able to offer you a FREE talk with Gelong Thubten, who travels the world teaching companies such as Google, LinkedIn, Siemens and Accenture, on how to bring mindfulness into the workplace.… Continue Reading

Our Centre of Three Jewels: a Happy Place for the People of Cardiff

Words of wisdom from our loving Choje Lama Yeshe Rinpoche blessed the Grand Opening Day of the new Tibetan Centre for Kagyu Samye Dzong Cardiff, on 24 September 2017 It was a warm, bright afternoon as Laura Bradshaw’s Cardiff Canton Singers stood in front of the Samye Foundation singing a variety of lively traditional songs… Continue Reading

Choje Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche: An Inspiring Leader

Lama Yeshe Rinpoche stands at the helm of the secular Samye Foundation and is one of its directors. He is also the Abbot of Europe’s first Tibetan Buddhist monastery, Kagyu Samye Ling  Based in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, the monastery was co-founded by his brother, and former Abbot, the late Akong Tulku Rinpoche. It was… Continue Reading

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