Introducing Samye Institute's Vajrayana Membership

Amitabha

Amitābha Buddha is associated with the realm of Sukhāvatī and serves as the principal buddha of the Pure Land tradition of eastern Buddhism.

Amoghasiddhi

Amoghasiddhi’s name translates as ‘Infallible Success’ or ‘Unobstructed Accomplishment’. He is the buddha of the Karma family and presides o…

Avalokiteshvara

Avalokiteśvara or Chenrezik represents the essence of the speech of all the buddhas and also embodies all of their compassion. Often invoked as ‘Th…

Akshobhya

Akṣobhya Buddha’s name translates as ‘Not Disturbed’ or the  ‘Immovable One.’ He is the buddha of the eastern realm of Abhirati. A well-k…

Vajrakilaya

Vajrakilaya, the wrathful form of Vajrasattva, is the yidam deity who embodies the awakened activity of all buddhas and whose practice is famous for b…

Dorjé Draktsel

The inner-most secret teaching of Guru Draktsel contains both a sadhana of Guru Rinpoche manifesting as Guru Dorjé Draktsel and the teaching of Lamri…

Tsokyé Nyingtik

Guru Rinpoche blessed Khyentsé Wangpo and dissolved into his heart. As a result of this, the root practice of Guru Tsokyé Nyingtik (Lake Born Guru…