Welcome to Kagyü
Samye Dzong Venice
leaded by His Holiness the
17° Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje.
The center was
founded in April 2002 by the Venerable Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche, Abbot
and Retreat Master of
Kagyü Samye Ling monastery in Scotland,
the very first Vajrayana Buddhist Center in the West.
Samye Dzong Venice Association is under the guidance of the Venerable
Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche and
Dr. Akong Tulku Rinpoche, Karma Kagyü
Lineage Master, co-founder of the Kagyü Samye Ling Monastery and Tibetan
Kagyü Samye Dzong
Venice welcomes everybody, having as a main goal to be a place of peace,
tranquility and meditation where the precious Karma Kagyü skillful means
can be studied and practiced.
Kagyu Samye Dzong Venice and Mindfulness Association present:
One Year Mindfulness Training
We are to offer for the second time in Italy the unique mindfulness
training set by Rob Nairn, leader of Mindfulness Association and
worldwide known author and Buddhist teacher.
Our One Year Mindfulness Training provides a solid foundation in
Mindfulness practice and is considered the first step on your training
with us. You are welcome to join this course in Modules One and Two, but
it cannot be joined at Modules Three and Four. A certificate of
completion is awarded for attendance at all four Module Weekends.
We will provide students with study material together for each module
and MP3 files with guided mindfulness practices. Our study material is
available in English or Italian.
The four modules will be led by tutors Heather Reagan-Addis and
Adams, over a period of seven months.
Module one - Becoming Present - 6 - 7 April 2013
Module two - Working with Distraction - 22 - 23 June
Module three - Self Acceptance – 31 August – 1
Module Four - Undercorrent & Observer - 23 - 24
For info and bookings please email us! firstname.lastname@example.org
For more detailed info about the Mindfulness Trainings we offer go to Mindfulness Association
Through the year the center organizes
meetings and initiatives such as meditation retreats, days of practice
and study on teachings, and also hosts teachers and masters from
inviting them to conduct retreats and give public conferences about
Dharma topics. If you want to see events scheduled by our center and
other Samye Dzongs in Italy
KSD Venice offers a number of
activities including Shinay (calm abiding meditation)
courses and sessions, relaxation and Chenrezig practice. If you want to see the activities program
Mantra for the benefit of Akong Rinpoche
and Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche
It is possible to contribute to the
collection of Green Tara Mantra for the benefit of Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Tara Bianca Mantra for Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche's long life. The
initiative starts from an invitation to reciting these two mantras for
benefit of these two Masters made by His Holiness the 17° Karmapa
Ogyen Trinley Dorje.