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A birds eye view – Day three of my retreat at Samye Ling

A birds eye view – Day three of my retreat at Samye Ling

Following Lama Yeshe Rinpoche, Lama Kating and the sangha around the top floors of the monastery I am once again reminded of the great vision of my teacher Akong Rinpoche and his accomplishments in one lifetime. Buddha activity. Listening to Lama Yeshe Rinpoche and the joy he exudes is truly inspirational and fills me with… Continue Reading

An evening stroll – Day two of my retreat at Samye Ling

An evening stroll – Day two of my retreat at Samye Ling

A stroll at the end of the day at Samye Ling, through the entrance gate, around the Nagarjuna lake with sounds of babbling brook in the distance, along the pathway lined with flags to the stupa. Turning the prayer wheels “Om Mani Peme Hung” then a glimpse of the stupa from the bridge over the… Continue Reading

I feel I’ve come home – Day one of my retreat at Samye Ling

I’m at Samye Ling for my retreat after a smooth train trip up here with just one change at Manchester. Then catching the 17.21 bus from Lockerbie to Eskdalemuir at just £2.20 and it stops right outside the monastery! I’d recommend it to anyone as being that much higher up than in a car you… Continue Reading

Artwork for sale at our centre

When you visit our centre, you’ll always find artwork displayed on the walls, a substantial portion of which is for sale. We have some pictures donated by Lorraine that she brought back from her trip to India and Nepal last year and they’re currently on sale. Anna Polya is a local artist who works from… Continue Reading

Autumn Yoga Classes with Minu & Heidi

Autumn Yoga Classes with Minu & Heidi

The summer is almost over and our yoga teachers, Minu and Heidi will be starting new courses in September. Minu teaches on Monday evenings and Heidi is taking over Joanna’s slot on Wednesday evenings.  If you would like to book courses with either of them, please contact them directly.  Yoga with Heidi – For Intermediate… Continue Reading

Mindfulness Summer School for Busy Professionals

Mindfulness Summer School for Busy Professionals

Mindfulness Summer School for Busy Professionals We are running a Mindfulness Summer School on the Thur 13th & Fri 14th September in the heart of Cardiff City Centre at Jury’s Inn. We have a spacious conference room booked and lunch will be included in the cost of the course.  This intensive two day course will… Continue Reading

Simplifying our Subscription Benefits Package

We’ve been working hard on revitalising our Membership program, to simplify it, make it more attractive to regular users of the centre and improve the benefits that we can offer them. After a lot of hard work and brainstorming, we’re pleased to say that we have created a system that will be much more robust… Continue Reading

August Quiet Period 2018

August Quiet Period 2018

The Tibetan Tea Room Is Open During August The Tibetan Tea Room will be open for refreshments on Wednesdays between 11am and 2pm and from 5.30pm until 9pm.  We have volunteer cover in the tea room and we really would appreciate it if you could tell your friends about this. Please come in. You are… Continue Reading

The Extraordinary Ordinary – Ken Holmes Workshop

Early Bird Sale! The workshop is on offer for early bird bookings until 31st July so book early to receive the preferential rate. Day Hour Minute Second What are we?  The Buddha helps us find the answer to this most puzzling of questions by introducing us to the naked reality of everyday life, before we… Continue Reading

Mindfulness Summer Schools for Kids and Adults

Have you or your children been stressed this year?   Are the pressures of work or school getting to you or your family?   Would you like to learn how to be more calm in your daily life?   If you have answered yes to any of these questions, then maybe you would like to… Continue Reading

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