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Gomde UK Tibetan Buddhist Centre

Welcome to Gomde Lindholme Hall, an international centre for the study and practice of Tibetan Buddhism in the UK and a national centre for the development of environmental Buddhism.

Temple and Courtyard building project is now underway!
The major works for the coach renovation are progressing well. Our aim is to have the building ready for April and our annual retreat with Lama Tenzin Sangpo so that everyone is cosy and comfortable. The clock is ticking! Can you help? More information

New Options for Retreatants and Serious Practitioners
From March we will be using the Hall exclusively for retreatants and long term practioners. Would you like to spend more time practising in a comfortable, supported environment? This may be just what you are looking for.   More information

2018 Programme now available. Highlights below. More information

Lama Tenzin Sangpo
24 April-1 May
Tukdrub Trinley Nyingpo Retreat - Accomplishing the Guru’s Wisdom Mind, Dispeller of All Obstacles
A rare opportunity to practice under the authentic and accomplished guidance of Lama Tenzin.
Limited places. More information
Conservation, Ecology and Buddhism- Experiental holidays.  July and October
We are introducing experiential holidays based on Buddhism and Conservation, specially designed for those who would like to find out more about our activities. During the stay in our community participants will gain a unique insight into Buddhism, conservation and how and why the two fit together. 
For more information
Lama Bruce Newman
Friday 1- Sunday 3 June
Medicine Buddha: A door to Boundless Healing. More information

Chokyi Nyima Rinppoche
Since Lindholme Hall was established in 2009, Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche, our spiritual director has led an anuual seminar here at Lindholme. We hope that Rinpoche will once again visit in 2018 - we will update you on Rinpoche´s 2018 seminar as soon as information is available.

Lama Oser - provisional prgramme 2018
Teachings and retreats including a series of teachings based on Shantideva´s The Way of the Bodhisattva and a week long Green Tara 4 Mandalas Sadhana as practiced in the Tara Triple Excellence programme. More information

Weekly meditation and study group  7-9pm Tuesday evenings. The first meditation Group of 2018 will take place on Tuesday 27 February. ALL WELCOME!
Any queries please contact 

Words from our Spiritual Director, Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche:
 "There are many types of philosophy, truth - seeking positions about what is. Buddhist philosophy has one special quality; that the awakened state is within, and we are in a state of readiness; it is ready to be discovered. It is said in a scripture, “All sentient beings are buddhas, but they are covered by temporary obscurations”. Every sentient being has as their nature original wakefulness – what in the general teachings is called buddha nature. Because of possessing this original mind, the buddha potential, everyone can become enlightened. Everyone is allowed to be a buddha; everyone has that ability, that readiness. From ´Indisputable Truth´: Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche