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Scottish Tartans World Register: Samye 
Samye  3169

The official tartan of Samye Ling Tibetan Buddhist Centre and Monastery located in Eskdalemuir, South West Scotland. "Samye Ling" meaning "the place beyond conception" named after the original ancient "Samye" monastery in Tibet, was founded in 1967 by two Tibetan Lamas DR. Akong Tulku Rinpoche and the late Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. This spectacular tartan was designed by Akong Rinpoche, guardian of Tibetan tradition and enthusiastic supporter of Scottish culture. An exciting meeting point of Tibetan and Scottish tradition its five colours represent the five elements Earth, Air, Fire, Water and Space in perfect balance. Akong Rinpoche says "when the elements are in perfect balance there is perfect harmony."
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