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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.

Jobs at Gomde UK: We are currently recruiting four new paid posts. Closing date 2nd Feb 2018. 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. Here for more information

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. Here for more information

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 are trialing using the Hall exclusively for retreatants and visiting practioners. Here for more information

Winter Break
Following the conclusion of Lama Oser´s last retreat of 2017 the centre will be closed to residential visitors from 9 November.  We will busy over the winter with renovation and reorganisation and look forward to seeing you in 2018 with a new look Gomde!

Weekly meditation and study group  7-9pm Tuesday evenings. The last Tuesday meditation group for 2017 will be on 5 December  We will resume meetings in February. Date to be announced.
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