Weekend with Lama Tönsang and Denes Andras

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Weekend with Lama Tönsang and Denes Andras

Weekend with Lama Tönsang and Denes Andras We are warmly inviting you to join us for a teaching weekend with Lama Tönsang and Denes Andras. There will be teachings by Lama Tönsang and by Denes throughout the weekend and Lama Tönsang will give an empowerment as well. The Weekend will take place Oct 14 - Oct 16 and Lama Tönsang will also stay on Monday. No program is planned but you are of course welcome to stay. For details on the weekend see the event page. You can register here. See you at the EC      
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Posted on October 8th, 2016.  |  In category: Latest News

Summer Course building-up weekends 2016

Summer Course building-up weekends 2016 It is time again to prepare for the annual International Summer Course at the Europe Center. Every year hundreds of people are investing weeks of work before the actual course starts. These building up weekends are not only a preparation for the Summer Course but also a great oppertunity to make friends with the international sangha. We usually round these weekends off with lectures by Diamond Way Teachers and fun activities like karaoke or our famous pub-quizes. The building-up weekends are happening on all the remaining weekends of July. Come and join the joyful effort! Please also register at join@europe-center.org  
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Posted on July 11th, 2016.  |  In category: Courses, Lamas at the EC, Latest News

Stupa celebration 2016

Stupa celebration 2016 We are happy to invite you to celebrate the birthday of our Stupa on Sunday July 3rd. For the second year already the stupa of complete victory, built by Lopön Tsechu Rinpoche in Switzerland 15 years ago, stands in the garden of the Europe Center. 2001 Rinpoche had achieved 7 stupas simultaneously to bless our centers in Basel, Luzern, St-Gallen, Biel, Amden and Zurich, and at the time Bern. By a very fortunate chain of events for us, this last center had to seperate from its treasure and friends from Switzerland decided to offer it to the EC. The stupa was inaugurated at the EC by Sherab Gyaltsen ...
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Posted on July 2nd, 2016.  |  In category: Latest News

Celebration of Hannah Nydahl’s 70th birthday

Celebration of Hannah Nydahl’s 70th birthday We are delighted to invite you to a weekend celebrating Hannah Nydahl’s 70th birthday from Apr 15 - 17. For those of us who knew her it will be a time of reminiscence and for those who didn’t meet her in person, it will be an opportunity to get to know her through stories of shared time and experiences with her and from seeing the wonderful “Hannah” film. Lama Ole will join the world and us on Sunday morning via streaming, guiding a meditation on White Tara. For more details see our event page. Please register using this link.
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Posted on March 27th, 2016.  |  In category: Latest News

Ngöndro practice & explanation week

Ngöndro practice & explanation week Our teacher again and again stress how important daily meditation is. So we would very much like to invite you to an intensive week spend on the Four Foundational practices and according explanations from Apr 4 - Apr 10.  A different practice will be explained each day and we will spend a lot of time together on our cushions. There will be a general lecture given by Diamond Way Teachers on Saturday evening. For more details check our event page. Also please register via email at join@europe-center.org
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Posted on March 27th, 2016.  |  In category: Latest News

Big Centres Meeting & Meditation Week update

Big Centres Meeting & Meditation Week update We're happy to again host some of our Diamond Way centers from around the world to share their experiences and best practices. After that  we will dive into  meditation practice for a week and then welcome Lama Ole Nydahl for a weekend program.   We also want to answer the most popular question at the moment: "Why can't I register to sleep at the EC when Lama Ole is there?"   Big Centers weekend For the third year the some of the biggest Diamond Way Centers will come together at the EC, to share their stories and insights, best & worst practices, hick-ups and moments of ...
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Posted on February 24th, 2016.  |  In category: Courses, Lamas at the EC, Latest News

Loving Eyes meditation week

Loving Eyes meditation week December is a very quite month at the Europe Center. Very little people visit the EC at this time and the winter with its masses of snow provide a serene and calm setting. So some time ago we suggested to Lama Ole to have a meditation week in December. He thought it a good idea and advised us to meditate on Loving Eyes. We continue to frame our day with the 16th Karmapa meditation in the morning and in the evening and we will have Loving Eyes practice in between and also late at night. The meditation week will take place ...
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Posted on November 30th, 2015.  |  In category: Latest News

The Karma Kagyu Lineage – Transmission & Meditation Weeks

The Karma Kagyu Lineage – Transmission & Meditation Weeks We are happy to invite you for the upcoming transmission and meditation weeks at the EC from Nov 1 to Nov 15. We will have a daily meditation schedule and of course everybody is welcome to lend a hand to keep the EC running and to deepen your connections while working together. In the evenings we will enjoy lectures by Diamond Way Teachers Artur Przybysławski,  Slava Ermolin,  Andriy Toloshnyy & Manfred Seegers. The 2 week program will culminate with a weekend of Mahamudra Teachings by Lama Ole Nydahl. The EC crew is looking forward to seeing you all soon and is asking you kindly to ...
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Posted on October 31st, 2015.  |  In category: Courses, Lamas at the EC, Latest News

Open House Day 2015

Open House Day 2015 Every year in autums all the Diamond Way Buddhist centers in Germany have an open house day to present the center to the public. We want to explain interested people what Buddhism is all about and what it means for a modern European person to be Buddhist. This year the Europe Center will open its doors on Sunday, September 27th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. We will have short introductory lectures every hour and we will provide guided tours at the EC grounds and through the historic manor house as well as the new building. You are also invited to simply stay ...
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Posted on September 18th, 2015.  |  In category: Latest News, Life & culture

Nepal week – meditation week and weekend with Lama Ole

Nepal week – meditation week and weekend with Lama Ole We are happy to invite you all for a rather spontaneous event at the Europe Center. From this weekend on (30.05) we will have daily meditation sessions and evening program with Diamond Way Teachers. This will lead up to a visit of Lama Ole and his weekend program from June 5 to 7. In the spirit of flexibility the topics of lectures are not fixed this far ahead. As this event takes place instead of Lama Ole's visit to Nepal, fifty percent of the profit of this week will go towards a Nepal fund. For a more detailed program and registration ...
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Posted on May 27th, 2015.  |  In category: Courses, Lamas at the EC, Latest News