Who are we?
Kagyu Samye Dzong is a Dublin-based Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Centre, founded in 1977, the oldest established Buddhist Centre in Ireland, and is part of the Karma Kagyu Lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. Our Spiritual Director is His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, Orgyen Trinley Dorge. Our Founder and Director, Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche, first brought Tibetan […]Read More
What is Buddhism?
Buddhism is a spiritual practice based on the teachings of the Buddha (the Awakened One) who taught methods which enable us to transform ‘who we are’ into ‘who we REALLY are’ (pure and perfect) through the power of Loving Kindness and Compassion, for the benefit of all sentient beings. The teachings of the Buddha, though […]Read More
What we offer
In Kagyu Samye Dzong Dublin we present a wide and varied programme of activities: Meditation – Mondays 6.30pm, Thursdays 6.30pm, Saturdays at 12pm Regular weekly programme of Silent and chanting practices – Mondays 7.30pm, Tuesdays 6.30pm, Wednesdays 6.30pm, Saturdays 9am – See Regular Programme page for more details ***Our Regular Schedule is also currently available […]Read More
What is Meditation? Meditation is a unique way to bring your mind to the present moment and to allow us to experience true peace (easier said than done!) and an insight and realization of what the mind really is. In Kagyu Samye Dzong Dublin, we practice the traditional Buddhist method of meditation brought to us […]Read More
‘Mindfulness refers to keeping one’s consciousness alive to the present reality. It is the miracle by which we master and restore ourselves.’ – Thich Nhat Hanh, “the Miracle of Mindfulness Commencing November 2022 on the first and third Thursday of each month from 7.30 to 8.30pm there will be an opportunity to come together to […]Read More
News & Upcoming Events
New Year in Kagyu Samye Dzong Dublin Dear Friends, Welcome to 2023….we wish you many Tashi Delegs and may this auspicious new year of the Water Rabbit bring blessings to all. A time of renewal and transformation – the first two weeks of the lunar New Year are sometimes called the ‘waxing moon of miracles’ […]Read More
Visiting Us – Dublin Centre
The Centre is located at Kilmainham Well House, 56 Inchicore Road, Kilmainham, Dublin 8. Inchicore Road begins at the Western Gate of the Royal Hospital/Museum of Modern Art and the Centre is about 50m beyond and on the opposite side to Kilmainham Gaol Museum. The no’s 68, 69 and (most frequently) 79 bus routes have […]Read More
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Would you like to help with the maintenance and development of Kagyu Samye Dzong Dublin, Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Centre for World Peace and Health. Members can support our work by joining those who are already contributing by monthly ‘standing order’ to Kagyu Buddhism Ireland, the charity responsible for the Centre and its activities. By making […]Read More