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Meditation in Daily Life

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Facilitated by Samten Drimé

During this mini-retreat, Samten will give basic meditation instructions for people who lead busy lives. He will talk about the benefits of meditation, and how to integrate it into our everyday life. There will also be guided practice sessions. This mini-retreat is suitable for all – newcomers interested in meditation, as well as people who need a refresher.

Date: Saturday 13 April 9:30 for 10 am to 4:30 PM. Bring and Share Vegetarian lunch.

Suggested Donation to cover centre costs for those who can afford it: R150. No one will be turned away.


Samten will also be leading practice sessions:

Daily: Green Tara at 6 am

Wed 17 April at 7 pm: Chenrezik Puja

Thu 18 April at 7 pm: Simply Meditate. Samten will lead the regular meditation. There will be time for questions related to meditation.


Samten Drimé, born and brought up in Zimbabwe, is a fully ordained monk in the Karma Kagyu tradition. He has completed 12 years in retreat – six years in Samye Dechen Shing Men’s Retreat on the Isle of Arran in Scotland followed by another six years in Sekhar Retreat in Nepal. In both retreats, he was under the direction of Drupon Khen Rinpoche, from whom he received a wide range of teachings. With easily understandable, clear, and down-to-earth teachings he will help old and new practitioners alike to deepen their understanding of basic practice and meditation.



April 13
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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062 913 4436


Kagyu Samye Dzong Johannesburg
43 Floss Street, Kensington
Johannesburg, Gauteng 2094 South Africa
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062 913 4436