Summer Course building-up weekends 2016

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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

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

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

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

Meditation days & Lopon Tsechu Rinpoche Transmission weekend with Lama Ole – 13-23 October

Meditation days & Lopon Tsechu Rinpoche Transmission weekend with Lama Ole – 13-23 October We are very happy to invite you to come and enjoy meditation days in our wonderful new gompa whilst Lama Ole is at the EC, this autumn. Between the meditation days, we will have a transmission weekend about the unforgettable Lopon Tsechu Rinpoche; Lama Ole Nydahl, Maggie Lehnert, Caty Hartung & Tomek Lehnert will take us back to the years when Rinpoche was giving teachings, initiations and building stupas in almost every corner of the world. Their stories will help us understand how great Rinpoche activity was, and why he is still in our hearts.   Meditation days program (13-17/10 & ...
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Posted on September 30th, 2014.  |  In category: Courses, Lamas at the EC, Latest News

Stupa inauguration at the EC

Stupa inauguration at the EC The friends from the center in Bern were very kind and took the decision some months ago to donate their stupa to the EC. Since they had moved into a new center they have been unable to install that Stupa because they don't have enough space. This is a great gift for the Europe Center as the stupa was originally built by Lopon Tsechu Rinpoche. It will be re-inaugurated by Sherab Gyaltsen Rinpoche on Wednesday, August 20. The inauguration ceremony will take place before noon and you are of course welcome to join. Stupas are monuments that symbolize enlightenment on an ...
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Posted on August 19th, 2014.  |  In category: Courses, Lamas at the EC, Latest News

Construction update #16 – Gompa inauguration

Construction update #16 – Gompa inauguration August 10 marks a real milestone of the Europe Center project. The new meditation hall was inaugurated by Lama Ole and Sherab Gyaltsen Rinpoche, a high Kagyu meditation master from the East. Many thousands of friends from all over the world came and, in turns, took part in the inauguration. The new meditation hall will be able to house a lot of people and increase the acidity of the Europe Center immensely. Even thought the meditation hall is inaugurated internally, companies are still working on the last details, also down in the pub. The aim is to be operational and invite ...
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Posted on August 19th, 2014.  |  In category: Construction, Courses, Lamas at the EC, Latest News, moreEC

Public lecture by Lama Ole Nydahl – The Nature of Mind

Public lecture by Lama Ole Nydahl – The Nature of Mind We are very happy to announce that Lama Ole Nydahl will give a public lecture on the nature of mind. Lama Ole and his wife Hannah spent years in the Himalayas, learning about meditation and studying the Buddhist teachings. Their teacher, the 16th Karmapa, asked them to bring Diamond Way Buddhism to the West. In this two-hour lecture Lama Ole explains how to recognize the nature of mind through view, meditation and a certain way of life. The lecture will take place in Immenstadt in the Hofgarten-Stadthalle (Hofgartenstr. 14, 87509 Immenstadt) on March, 14 at 8:00 pm.    
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Posted on March 4th, 2014.  |  In category: Lamas at the EC, Latest News

Meditation weeks at the Europe Center

Meditation weeks at the Europe Center We are happy to host Lama Ole again for a book retreat. As every year we have a meditation retreat during this time, guided by lay Buddhist teachers. We want to use the opportunity to meditate in the lama's power-field and this is also a great chance to become involved in the Europe Center. Every day there are numerous things that need doing to keep the center running. The meditation weeks will be rounded off by a visit of Lama Tonsang. He will give teachings and an initiation. We are looking forward to seeing you all!   For event details and registration follow this
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Posted on September 20th, 2013.  |  In category: Lamas at the EC, Latest News

6th International Summer Course 2013 program

6th International Summer Course 2013 program Lama Ole Nydahl and Sherab Gyaltsen Rinpoche will guide the program of this year's International Summer Course in the Europe Center, August 5-18, 2013. We can look forward to 2 intensive weeks full of Buddhist teachings, meditations and empowerments with these experienced Lamas of Karma Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. See the program details below, the summer course website and registration will be open next week. (more…)
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Posted on May 30th, 2013.  |  In category: Courses, Lamas at the EC, Latest News