UK - Eskdalemuir - Western men practising Tibetan-Buddhism.
Monks practicing Tibetan-Buddhism meditate with dorje bells in the Kagyu Samye Ling Buddhist retreat centre in Eskdalemuir, Scotland. They are a western visitors, many of whom have had a troubled youth and are sometimes escaping a criminal past, who arrive in the Scottish wilderness for isolated retreat periods, for short-term spiritual relaxation or to follow Tibetan teaching methods for discovering inner-peace, through prayer and meditation. This Tibetan Buddhist complex associated with the Kagyu School celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2007. Dorje is a common male name in Tibet and Bhutan. Dorje can also refer to a small sceptre held in the right hand by Tibetan lamas during religious ceremonies.Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download