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Kagyu Samye Ling Tibetan Buddhist Monastery and Centre for World Peace and Health

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Address: Eskdalemuir DG13 0QL, Scotland
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You get a sense of leaving all your troubles behind as you travel through beautiful countryside to the Buddhist Monastery. It's in a fantastic location, you can understand stand... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
999kermit
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You get a sense of leaving all your troubles behind as you travel through beautiful countryside to the Buddhist Monastery. It's in a fantastic location, you can understand stand why they chose to build their temple here beside the river Esk. Ample car parking spaces. You are free to wander around the grounds and visit the temple. There's a shop,cafe... More 

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Cumbernauld, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Didn't know somewhere like this was here ...So peaceful and friendly but the temple itself was humbling and beautiful spent a good while here as we had a coffee in the coffee shop before we went a walk around the peaceful gardens I will go back

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Thank joan S
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An amazing place beautiful monestary ,Attending prayers has to be experienced very spiritual our accomadation was basic but very clean food was lovely and everyone was so friendly ,Cant wait to go back highly reccomended:-)

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Thank weemary789
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing calming location with a sense of community taking care of their surrounding and although I do not know much about the faith - have to say the tranquility and peace I felt walking round was amazing - the story behind the centre is amazing , take your time and enjoy a little bit of peace and explore a little... More 

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Thank Jade W
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Saturdays destination was The Samye Ling Buddhist monastery at Eskdalemuir. I had briefly stopped a few years ago , while touring on my motorcycle , so was determined to come back for a longer visit The road up from Langholm following the River Esk is spectacular , with absolutely no cars on the road on this rainy morning . The... More 

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Beautiful temple, with extensive grounds - very tranquil and relaxing with a lot to see. The grounds have a lot of interesting features, but the temple is a beautiful place for reflection.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

There was a retreat so the opening hours were a bit bitty but went for a wander in the grounds and a brief moment of reflection in the temple. Didn't stop for tea but spent some cash in the gift shop. I'm glad I went because I'm staying so close but there wasn't a guided tour or anything museum like... More 

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Thank Mo C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

A lovely place to relax with lovely friendly people. A great place to visit or stay a while. The trip to get you there takes you through some stunning scenery too.

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Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Love visiting this heavenly place. Very surreal and soul searching.lots to see and temple is stunning.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful, tranquil and life affirming. We felt privileged to be able to witness the prayers in the temple and to share this with my children.

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