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Karmapa and Thugseyla at the Europe Center

On August 1st, Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, his first child Thugseyla and wife Sangyumla, arrived at our Europe Centre.

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2 days of teachings with Lama Ole

On August 7th, Lama Ole joined us at the International Summer Course to give 2 days of precious Mahamudra teachings.

The 2019 Summer Course has begun!

The 27th international summer course has started at our Europe Centre.

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Black Coat Empowerment with Nedo Rinpoche

The grand finale: on the last day of this year’s International Summer Course, Nedo Kuchung Rinpoche gave us the precious empowerment into the main protector of the Karma Kagyu Lineage.

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Diamond Mind Empowerment with Nedo Rinpoche

For the second Summer Course in a row, Nedo Rinpoche gave us the precious empowerment into the purifying energy of all Buddhas: Diamond Mind (Skt. Vajrasattva, Tib. Dorje Sempa)

Shuttle Team

The Shuttle-Welcome-Parking team took on one of the biggest challenges of the course once again – and managed gloriously! 🙂

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Welcome, Nedo Kuchung Rinpoche!

We are very happy to welcome Rinpoche back to the Europe Center. Rinpoche started his program with an exciting lecture about the main protector of the Karma Kagyu Lineage – Black Coat.

Lectures by Tony Karam

Tony Karam, president of Casa Tibet in Mexico City, whom we already had the pleasure of listening to at the previous Summer Course, deeply inspired us again with two vivid lectures in the evening.

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15th Karmapa Empowerment with Jigme Rinpoche

Lama Jigmela today gave a very special initation into the 15th Karmapa Khakyab Dorje, who was a remarkable Bodhisattva. Thousands of people came to participate in this precious event.

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Jigme Rinpoche and Lama Ole on the 16th Karmapa

A day full of very touching moments: The nephew of H.H. the 16th Karmapa Rangjung Rigpe Dorje, Lama Jigme Rinpoche, and Lama Ole Nydahl shared their fond memories of their teacher.