Vajrayana Membership

Tukdrup Sampa Lhündrup

  This content is devoted to a Vajrayana topic, and is protected by the Vajra Samayas. These teachings are available to members of Samye’s Vajrayana

Vajrayana Membership

Lamé Tukdrup Barché Künsel

  This content is devoted to a Vajrayana topic, and is protected by the Vajra Samayas. These teachings are available to members of Samye’s Vajrayana

Buddhist Philosophy

Remembering the Buddha on Saga Dawa Duchen

May everyone who sees a Buddha image, hears the Buddha’s name, or the dhāraṇī—or recalls his qualities—embark on the path to complete and perfect enlightenment!

Wisdom Spotlight

Building Better Habits

On this auspicious full moon day, we look forward to the Tibetan Lunar New Year on March 3, 2022. As we do so, the team at Samye Institute aspires to encourage all of us to build virtuous and meaningful habits in this Water-Tiger year.

Buddhist Philosophy

Tibetan Losar: New Year, New Habit!

The best way to welcome the New Year is to begin a new positive habit. In Tibetan, the word gom that we usually translate as “meditation”, more accurately means to “habituate” or “to become used to”. And that’s what a habit is—something we do easily and almost spontaneously.