Dear friends Many folk have been asking about our reopening and we are very happy to be welcoming our first guests in more than two years in early May. We take our duty of care for both residents and guests very seriously and will take things gradually; initially hosting some small courses and retreats and then opening up... Read more

27 Nov 2018 - Privacy Statement

*PRIVACY STATEMENT* Rokpa Trust and all its branches are committed to handling personal data fairly, transparently and in accordance with the Rokpa Trust Data Protection Policy.  The personal data we hold are names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses for the purpose of keeping interested people informed of our activities and facilities offered.  In the case of donors... Read more

1 Sep 2016 - Spotlight on St Molaise - Pilgrimage of the Heart to Holy Island

Bless to me, O God, the earth beneath my foot, Bless to me, O God, the path whereon I go, Bless to me, O God, the thing of my desire, Thou ever more of evermore, Bless Thou to me my rest.  - The Carmina Gadelica, III, 181(1)** The earliest recorded name for Holy Island was Inis Shroin, which is old Gaelic for ‘Island of... Read more

21 Jul 2016 - Dharma Courses by Donation

Dear All,  You may already be aware that Choje Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche, the Abbot of Kagyu Samye Ling, made a decision in 2015 in honour of Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche to offer the Dharma courses in Samye Ling without any course fees.  Here on Holy Isle we would like to follow this example, and so from... Read more