More and more people come to the EC or even move to the vicinity in order to support the growing amount of work with their idealism, talents and trust. To get an idea what friends made possible to happen at the EC throughout the year 2012, have a look at this:
2 transmission weekends • 2 country weekends (2 more to come this year) • 4 building-up weekends • 2 weeks of summer course & meetings • 2 dismantling weekends • 5 weeks of book-retreat with Lama Ole Nydahl incl. meditation retreats • classical music summer matinee • open house day • statue filling weekend • 4 Sundays of statue exhibition • team meetings (summer course, finance, foundation, Online Media Group etc.) • international traveling teachers meeting • ski & meditate weekend • 108 ways for effective center meetings workshop
private visit of the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa Trinley Thaye Dorje • Lama Tönsang • project days of Lama Ole Nydahl • school-classes • 3 charity clubs • Protestant bishop & company • members of the ministry of education of Bavaria • captains of the “pirate” ship of the Alpsee • architects • engineers • builders • monument protectors • foresters • road construction team …
road construction • completing the roof of the villa • new dormitories in the villa • refurbishing the windows
snow clearing • shuttling guests • preparing 3 meals per day, 365 days a year • housekeeping • wood making and selling • sanitary facility installation • tidying the barn and decorating for summer course to use it as a meeting place • apple harvesting and bringing to the apple-juice factory • collecting and sorting 2 containers of lost & found items • 3D modeling of the new building • on the flea market • registration • laundry • bed and mattress allocation • clearing out the attic • workshop and tool responsibilities • vehicle maintenance • support and coordination of international projects • administering the EC websites • writing this blog…
Many thanks to everyone involved in making this year such an enriching one!