Gomde UK Mission StatementGomde, Lindholme Hall Estate provides a refuge for all those who wish to experience an inner calmness in a tranquil setting through the teachings of the Buddha.
Gomde is uniquely situated on a 180-acre estate surrounded by a national nature reserve. The care and conservation of the estate is managed to protect and enhance natural habitats and the environment.
In Tibetan, gom
means to become familiar with something; in this case, familiar with the nature of who we really are, through study, reflection and meditation. De
. So Gomde is a place where the community meditate and practice together.
Gomde is a place for the study of the authentic Buddha Dharma, as taught in the Kagyu and Nyingma traditions and especially the unbroken lineage of the Chokling Tersar.
It is a place to benefit all beings, to help us tame our minds, and to transform our disturbing emotions so that our innate kindness, wisdom and compassion can manifest.