A time of differentiation

This is the second attempt at writing an editorial for this newsletter. I was satisfied with the first. It sat on the computer for a couple of days while a… Read More

Love and hate form the landscape

It’s been a grim week from many perspectives. Just over a week ago 49 LGBTQ people were killed in an Orlando night club. A mere few days ago Jo Cox,… Read More

Time in community

Main Shrine at Samye Ling monasteryIn our new year newsletter, we wished you sustenance to match the intensity of the challenges you face. We hoped that the support of… Read More

Happy New Year!

It’s a New Year! And we at the Centre very much wish that 2016 will turn out to be good to you, your loved ones, and all living beings. Read More

On the edge of awareness

Bluebells galore! The bluebells were glorious in the nearby woods recently. There’s an opened patch where the trees are thinner and a multitude of them blaze for a short… Read More

The sap is rising

Samye Ling monastery in EskdalemuirI love Spring – the peace of winter shattered daily by dozens of small birds piping their concerto. There is still snow up on the… Read More

Facing 2015

On the day when The weight deadens On your shoulders And you stumble, May the clay dance To balance you.* January… Read More

The World calls to us now urgently

We send our love and best wishes to colleagues and friends shocked by recent events in France, Pakistan, and Nigeria, to name but three. The world calls to us… Read More