Kagyu Samye Dzong Finland

   Tiibetinbuddhalainen meditaatiokeskus

Tibetan Buddhist teachings

An increasing number of translations of Tibetan Buddhist scriptures are available in the web in English, see Links. Our Finnish site includes teachings in English. For further reading go to Samye Ling website.

Minya Tulku Rinpoche i Finland 2017 
Videos and transcripts

Akong Tulku Rinpoche in Finland 2006 and 2013
Public talk: Applying Buddhism in Everyday Life 
Medicine Buddha Empowerment
Photos of Chöje Akong Tulku Rinpoche's visit 2006
Photos 2013

Lama Yeshe Rinpoche and Gelongma Ani Lhamo in Finland 2011
A Finnish page
 contains photos and audiofiles, which are in English with Finnish translation.
Public talk by Lama Yeshe Rinpoche: How Taming the Mind can Enrich our Life (mp3)
Inter-faith meeting on Vartiosaari Island

The 17th Gyalwang Karmapa:

Vajradhara Lineage Prayer transcript 2012

Chungpo Gyalton Tulku Rinpoche was invited first time in Finland in 2007 in co-operation with the newly established Palpung Finland.

H E 12th Tai Situpa
Short video teachings
 on request of Palpung Slovenia 2011
Advice to practitioners in Finland

Teachings in India 2004:
Overview of Vajrayana
Madhyamaka & Pramana
Chenrezig Sadhana
Short Chenrezig Puja
Seven Points of Mind Training
Stages and Aspects of Meditation
Four Noble Truths
Life, Death and Bardo
Basic Teachings on Meditation
Green Tara

Teachings in India 2003 - 2007:
Guru – Disciple Relationship
Buddha, Dharma, Sangha
Buddhist Philosophy: Ground, Path, Fruition

Tibetan Buddhist History
The Bodhisattva Vow
Nine Yanas

Chenrezig Practice
Discovering inner goodness
Shangpa Kagyu and Six Yogas by Kenting Tai Situpa

Very Ven. Yongey Mingyur Dorje Rinpoche: Teachings at Samye Ling in August 2003:
The Three Vehicles & The Four Truths
Vajrayana & Empowerment
Karma Kagyu Lineage & Guru Yoga
Bodhisattva Commitment and Vow

Photos of Mingyur Rinpoche in Finland January 2003

Ringu Tulku Rinpoche: Teachings in Helsinki 30.6-1.7.2004:
Compassion and Wisdom - Transcription
Meditational Deity Tara - Transcription

Further reading

Meditation Made Simple - transcript of teachings of Lama Yeshe Rinpoche 2012
Living Dharma - A course by Lama Yeshe Rinpoche in Samye Ling Aug 2004
The 21 Praises of Tara
Benefits of Green Tara Practice 
- Lecture by Lama Zangmo in Samye Ling 2004
Holy Island Prayer    in tibetan
Ken Holmes: Refuge (Helsinki May 2006)
Ken Holmes: Medicine Buddha Empowerment (Helsinki May 2006)
Introduction to Chenrezig Empowerment (given by Akong Rinpoche)
       - comm. by Ken Holmes, YouTube video: part 1  - part 2  - part 3  - part 4  - part 5  - part 6  - part 7, unedited transcript of the video
Gelong Thubten: Introduction to Meditation (Helsinki 8.1.2004)
Gelong Thubten: Buddhist Principles for a Better Society
Gelong Dremay: Buddhist Meditation (three talks given in Finland April 2004)
Ven. Chöje Lama Phuntsok: Explanation on Stupas (Samye Ling 1997)
Ven. Chöje Lama Phuntsok: Explanation of Amitabha Initiation (Samye Ling 1997)
Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso: Mahasiddha Saraha & The Mahamudra Tradition

Teaching videos by Ken Holmes:
Buddha "Part One"
Buddha "Part Two
Buddha, "Part Three"
The Dharma : Part One
The Dharma : Part Two
The Dharma : Part Three
The Dharma : Part Four
The Dharma: Part 5 a talk by Ken Holmes
The Dharma, Part Six: Buddha Nature
Four Ways of Changing the Mind.
Part One: Introduction
Four Ways of Changing the Mind: Part Two - Contemplative Reflection
Four Ways of Changing the Mind: Part Three - Dealing with Doubt
Four Ways of Changing the Mind: Part Four - Precious Human Existence
Four Ways of Changing the Mind: Part Five - Precious Human Existence 2
Key Points about Voidness
Key Points About Voidness Part Two
Key Points About Voidness Part Three
Karma: the shorter outdoor version
Karma: the longer, indoor version
Karma, Chapter Two. Choice, Acceptance, Pinpointing Karma, No Guilt
The Three Steps to Wisdom: the simple version
Screen Test : Milarepa Song
Becoming Wise about Change