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S is for SAMYE LING

One Sunday last month 
 Larry and I took a drive up into the Scottish Borders
where nestled between the Border hills
serenely sits the Buddhist Community

in Eskdalemuir, Nr Langholm, 
Dumfriessshire, Scotland


Prayer Flags

Eorupe's oldest Buddhist Centre & Momastery
it is a very peaceful place to visit
you are free to roam around the grounds and Temples
Retreats & Meditiation and Buddhist courses 
are held regularly here




Dome of the Prayer House






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Comments

  1. What incredible pics of such a beautiful place! Very peaceful looking! Great subject for the S word! Thanks for sharing!

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  2. I wouldn't have thought of a Buddhist monestary in Scotland. Looks like a beautiful, peaceful location for a retreat.

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  3. That does look like a place of peace and beauty! And an original ABC Wednesday contribution. :)

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  4. A deep thinking s for serene post.

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  5. Lovely photos! What a fascinating place it is!!! This post deserves an S--for super!!! ~Janine XO

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  6. I don't think I ever would have imagined a Buddhist monestary in Scotland, but thanks for sharing your interesting and unique experience with us. :D

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  7. I think it was only me - I didn't get the serene vib. I just got back from a dessert theatre though and had three cups of coffee. It might just be me. Cool place though.

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  8. Woman in a Window may have been experiencing alternative vibes, because the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) earthquake monitoring centre is just up the road from the monastery!

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  9. you ARE funny anonymous...do I know you!?

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  10. Probably all those fluttering banners put Erin off. I do rather like the idea of Budhism.

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  11. We have a nearby Buddhist Monastery at Chithurst, and going to an evening meditation there was a very interesting experience, but hard on the backbone! Great vibes despite not understanding what was being chanted...

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  12. Lovely different post for the letter S. I like that you included 2 S's. Sami and Scotland.

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  13. Very cool.
    I felt serenity.
    Sherry

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  14. Oh, I would love to go there! Thanks for sharing the photos!

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  15. Looks a fascinating place. I'm sure my wife would love to visit it. Thanks for the interesting post - as always,
    SS

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