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May
1

Balkan Countries weekend
May 1 to May 4 (all day)

The Europe Center is very happy to welcome the Balkan countries - Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia, Greece, Hungary & Montenegro - for a weekend of sharing & and getting to know each other.   „The Balkans together – we have to meet each other! Everything from the depth of our hearts in Balkan style for four days. Lectures by Diamond Way teachers, meditations, perfect cuisine, a literature corner, different workshops (e.g: „Balkan hugs” aka. wrestling, self defense in Transylvania, archery, how to use whip and carrot, the first Western bodhisattva, folklore dances, kniting woolen gloves for prostrations etc.), our favourite movies, traditional music & dance, wine tasting, Saturday ...
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May
9

Big Summer Course Team meeting
May 9 to May 11 (all day)

As every year, the whole Summer Course team comes together, to share information & changes in preparation for another wonderful course! images

May
16

Spring Cleaning weekend
May 16 to May 18 (all day)

We all need to shake off the cobwebs after a long winter & freshen-up for spring and so does the EC. After long months of snow, we have a lot of spring cleaning to do, both inside and out, which - maybe surprisingly - is a lot of fun! So why not come and join us? To register, please email join@europe-center.org

May
23

International Statue Filling weekend
May 23 to May 25 (all day)

As every year, we are lucky enough to have some of the best statue fillers come to the EC to fill our and others statues. Statue filling is ancient discipline with its own transmissions and knowledge.  The program will start with a lecture on Friday evening. Everybody, whether they have experience or not, who wants to join in with helping, learning and filling the Europe Center statues is warmly welcome. Registration coming soon!

Jun
1

Statue Exhibition Opening
Starts at 15:00

As every year in early summer the Europe Center will open its doors every Sunday afternoon in June for our  statue exhibition, with the opening on Sunday 01 June 2013 from 15:00 to 18:00. Guided tours with explanations about the symbolism of the statues and their attributes will be available every half hour. Entrance 5€. There will be a shuttle from the "Froschweiher" car park. Tibetan Buddhist statuary is the embodiment of a profound symbolism that goes far beyond purely artistic expression. The statues displayed are used as support and mirror-like inspiration for Buddhist meditation practice - with the goal of ...
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Jun
8

Statue Exhibition
Starts at 00:00

The Europe Center opens its doors on Sunday afternoons between 15:00 - 17:00, until July 06 2013, for all to enjoy the beauty of our collection of Buddhist statues. Guided tours with explanations about the symbolism of the statues and their attributes will be available every half hour, Entrance 5 €. Tibetan Buddhist statuary is the embodiment of a profound symbolism that goes far beyond purely artistic expression. The statues displayed are used as support and mirror-like inspiration for Buddhist meditation practice - with the goal of developing for the benefit of all.

Jun
9

Statue Exhibition
Starts at 15:00

The Europe Center opens its doors on Sunday afternoons between 15:00 - 17:00, until July 06 2013, for all to enjoy the beauty of our collection of Buddhist statues. Guided tours with explanations about the symbolism of the statues and their attributes will be available every half hour, entrance 5 €. Tibetan Buddhist statuary is the embodiment of a profound symbolism that goes far beyond purely artistic expression. The statues displayed are used as support and mirror-like inspiration for Buddhist meditation practice - with the goal of developing for the benefit of all.

Jun
15

Statue Exhibition
Starts at 00:00

The Europe Center opens its doors on Sunday afternoons between 15:00 - 17:00, until July 06 2013, for all to enjoy the beauty of our collection of Buddhist statues. Guided tours with explanations about the symbolism of the statues and their attributes will be available every half hour, Entrance 5 €. Tibetan Buddhist statuary is the embodiment of a profound symbolism that goes far beyond purely artistic expression. The statues displayed are used as support and mirror-like inspiration for Buddhist meditation practice - with the goal of developing for the benefit of all.

Jun
19

Statue Exhibition
Starts at 15:00

The Europe Center opens its doors on Sunday afternoons between 15:00 - 17:00, until July 06 2013, for all to enjoy the beauty of our collection of Buddhist statues. Guided tours with explanations about the symbolism of the statues and their attributes will be available every half hour, entrance 5 €. Tibetan Buddhist statuary is the embodiment of a profound symbolism that goes far beyond purely artistic expression. The statues displayed are used as support and mirror-like inspiration for Buddhist meditation practice - with the goal of developing for the benefit of all.

Jun
22

Statue Exhibition
Starts at 15:00

The Europe Center opens its doors on Sunday afternoons between 15:00 - 17:00, until July 06 2013, for all to enjoy the beauty of our collection of Buddhist statues. Guided tours with explanations about the symbolism of the statues and their attributes will be available every half hour, Entrance 5 €. Tibetan Buddhist statuary is the embodiment of a profound symbolism that goes far beyond purely artistic expression. The statues displayed are used as support and mirror-like inspiration for Buddhist meditation practice - with the goal of developing for the benefit of all.

Jun
29

Statue Exhibition
Starts at 00:00

The Europe Center opens its doors on Sunday afternoons between 15:00 - 17:00, until July 06 2013, for all to enjoy the beauty of our collection of Buddhist statues. Guided tours with explanations about the symbolism of the statues and their attributes will be available every half hour, Entrance 5 €. Tibetan Buddhist statuary is the embodiment of a profound symbolism that goes far beyond purely artistic expression. The statues displayed are used as support and mirror-like inspiration for Buddhist meditation practice - with the goal of developing for the benefit of all.

Jul
6

Summer Matinee
Starts at 11:00

For the 7th year in a row, the Europe Center is proud to present its Summer Matinee. Classical musicians & opera singers will perform under the arcades at Gut Hochreute, utilizing both the wonderful acoustics and the beautiful surroundings. More details to follow. .

Jul
6

Statue Exhibition
Starts at 15:00

The Europe Center opens its doors on Sunday afternoons between 15:00 - 17:00, until July 06 2013, for all to enjoy the beauty of our collection of Buddhist statues. Guided tours with explanations about the symbolism of the statues and their attributes will be available every half hour, Entrance 5 €. Tibetan Buddhist statuary is the embodiment of a profound symbolism that goes far beyond purely artistic expression. The statues displayed are used as support and mirror-like inspiration for Buddhist meditation practice - with the goal of developing for the benefit of all.

Jul
11

Summer Course Building-up Weekend
Jul 11 to Jul 13 (all day)

For three weekends in July, the Summer Course teams and many other friends from all over the world, come to the EC to help prepare for the Summer Course. If you want to have a lot of fun, work hard, make new friends & deepen connections between old ones, come and join us! Please register by emailing join@europe-center.org

Jul
18

Summer Course Building-up Weekend
Jul 18 to Jul 20 (all day)

For three weekends in July, the Summer Course teams and many other friends from all over the world, come to the EC to help prepare for the Summer Course. If you want to have a lot of fun, work hard, make new friends & deepen connections between old ones, come and join us! Please register by emailing join@europe-center.org

Jul
25

Summer Course Building-up Weekend
Jul 25 to Jul 27 (all day)

For three weekends in July, the Summer Course teams and many other friends from all over the world, come to the EC to help prepare for the Summer Course. If you want to have a lot of fun, work hard, make new friends & deepen connections between old ones, come and join us! Please register by emailing join@europe-center.org

Aug
4

International Summer Course
Aug 4 to Aug 17 (all day)

The Europe Center International Summer Course will take place from Monday 04 - Sunday 17 August. As per tradition, we will start with a Phowa (Conscious Dying) course given by Lama Ole, starting at 20:00 on Monday 04/08. More details to follow.

Aug
22

Summer Course Dismantling Weekend
Aug 22 to Aug 24 (all day)

Friends from all directions will come together to help dismantle the Summer Course infrastructure, and return the EC back to normal. Please email join@europe-center.org to let us know if you are coming!

Aug
29

Summer Course Dismantling Weekend
Aug 29 to Aug 31 (all day)

This weekend friends from all over, will come together to finish  dismantling the Summer Course infrastructure & to clear up  the many interesting things that are left behind! Please email join@europe-center.org to let us know if you are coming!

Sep
8

Stupa days
Sep 8 to Sep 14 (all day)

SAVE THE WEEK: You are invited to come join us for the arrival, preparation and inauguration of the Europe Center's first stupa (generously donated by the Bern Sangha), in the company of Lama Chogdrub Dorje. More information & online registration to follow.

Sep
21

Open door day
Sep 21 to Sep 21 (all day)

SAVE THE DATE: Once again the Europe Center will open it's doors to the public, as part of the German-wide Diamond Way Centers annual "Tag der offenen Tür". More information to follow.

Oct
10

Ngöndro weekend
Oct 10 to Oct 12 (all day)

We invite you all to join the EC team for a relaxing weekend of meditation & lectures. More information & registration to follow.

Nov
7

Yogis Transmission weekend
Nov 7 to Nov 10 (all day)

SAVE THE DATE: We will enjoy a weekend of talks from Traveling Teachers who met & meditated with some of the great Yogis of the Karma Kagyu lineage. The weekend will be rounded off with a lecture from Lama Ole Nydhal on Monday (10/11) evening. More information & registration to follow.

Nov
10

Meditation week
Nov 10 to Nov 16 (all day)

SAVE THE WEEK: Once again we are fortunate enough to have time to meditate together whilst Lama Ole Nydahl is in retreat at the Europe Center. More information & online registration to follow.