Announcements

Looking for news on upcoming on-line events or live Dharma activities near you? Are you interested in learning about new publications, community outreach efforts, or progress on projects within the sangha? Planning a trip to Nepal or near one of our other centers of activity? Search here first to stay on top of new developments.

Guru Padmasambhava and Glorious Samye Monastery -

Nov 22, 2020

The quotation above comes from Kyabjé Dudjom Rinpoche’s  composition, The Concise Benefits of the Festival of the Tenth Day.  Rinpoche reminds us in that same text  “Especially on the tenth-day festival, I,...

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Monthly 100,000 Feast Offerings (Tsok Bum) -

Nov 19, 2020

Phakchok Rinpoche believes that the tremendous magnetizing power of these tsok bum will be particularly effective in this period of global pandemic and unrest. Tsok is a profound Vajrayana practice of offering that swiftly gathers the accumulations of merit and...

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Featured Publication: “In the Footsteps of Bodhisattvas.” -

Nov 9, 2020

We are happy to announce the recent publication of Phakchok Rinpoche’s teachings based on the King of Meditation Sutra entitled “In the Footsteps of Bodhisattvas: Buddhist Teachings on the Essence of Meditation”....

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Teachings on Mind Nature from Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche -

Aug 19, 2020

On this new moon day we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Kyapjé Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche by announcing the publication of a new volume of his teachings entitled “Vajra Heart...

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Radically Loving: Transcending Anxiety and Stress -

Jul 30, 2020

This 3-day (Aug 14th-16th, 2020) online practice retreat led by Erric Solomon will be a mix of teaching and experiential exercises based on Radically Happy: A User’s Guide to the Mind, which...

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Announcing a New Guru Rinpoche Pilgrimage App from Nekhor -

Jul 29, 2020

We are pleased to launch, on this particularly auspicious Guru Rinpoché Day, the Nekhor app. “Nekhor” in Tibetan means “Circling the Sacred,” or simply “Pilgrimage,” this is exactly what this app will help you...

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Training the Mind: An Introduction – Now Available in Russian Language -

Jul 13, 2020

We are happy to announce that the online course “Training the Mind: An Introduction” is now available in Russian. For several months now it has also been available in Simplified Chinese, Bahasa...

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Selected Samye Courses Now Donate What You Can! -

May 22, 2020

Samye Institute has made a selection of its course offerings "donate-what-you-can" to use our time in lockdown as an opportunity to study and meditate on key elements of buddhadharma and meditation...

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Tawni Tidwell, TMD, PhD at the Rubin -

Mar 10, 2020

We are delighted to share the news that Samye Institute’s frequent contributor, Dr. Tawni Tidwell. PhD, will be giving a workshop on Tibetan Medicine at the Rubin Museum in New York City...

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Tibetan for Practitioners Course Now Available -

Jan 15, 2020

Samye Institute is delighted to announce our Tibetan for Practitioners Home Study Program. Over the years many people have asked for more instruction in Tibetan so that they can move beyond reading...

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