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The aims of our charitable Trusts. How we started.
Kagy Samye Ling and Kagyu Samye Dzong centres in Europe and Africa
Resident and visiting lamas. Other lineage teachers and dharma helpers.
HH the 17th Gyalwa Karma, Urgyen Tinley Dorje. The illustrious Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism.
A useful collection of Buddhist teachings - theory and meditation.

The principal holders of the Karma Kagyu lineage of Tibetan BuddhismThis section: lamas visiting the Kagyu Samye Ling and Samye Dzong centres Founder of Rokpa, Kagyu Samye Ling and Tara Rokpa psychotherapy, Abbot of Dolma LhakangAbbot of Kagyu Samye Ling and Director of Holy Island


Below are links to sites related to the Kagyu lamas who have kindly come from time to time to teach in our Kagyu Samye Ling and Kagyu Samye Dzong centres. These do not include the main lineage holders, who have their own page. This page is still under construction - thank you for your patience.

Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche, Abbot of Rumtek Monastery, who has educated so many of the great contemporary Kagyu masters and who has just been appointed tutor to HH the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa.
His site is on www.rinpoche.org
  Sangye Tenzin Rinpoche

Khenpo Troru Tsenam Rinpoche, Khenpo of the famous Katok Nyinmapa monastery in Tibet as well as of the Troru monastery. Also a famous physician, who restored Tibetan medicine in Tibet itself, he holds two university seats.
His biography is on this site.

Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso Rinpoche, who also taught the great Kagyu tulkus at Rumtek and who has since spread the dharma far and wide, training translators. Loves singing doha - spiritual songs from early Kagyu masters.
His site is www.ktgrinpoche.org

Ringu Tulku, scholar, grammarian and poet with a kind and gentle manner. Ringu Tulku has been a constant visitor to our centres over the past decade, much appreciated for his availability and simplicity.

His site is on www.bodhicharya.org