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Open Door Day
Starts at 11:00
Once a year we open up the doors of the Europe Center to the public, as it's proving to be more & more popular, we've decided to do it twice this year.....so welcome back!!!
We want to explain to interested people what Buddhism is about and what it means for a modern person to be Buddhist.
This year the Europe Center will open its doors on Sunday, September 18th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. We will have short introductory lectures with meditation and we will provide guided tours at the EC grounds and through the historic manor house as well as ...
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Lecture: Skillful means in Diamond Way Buddhism"
Starts at 20:00
Please come and join us for a lecture on the Skillful means in Diamond Way Buddhism by Christoph Teufel . Entry €6 Christoph was born in Linz, Austria in 1976. He now lives & works in Innsbruck and is married with two children. He took Buddhist Refuge in 2001 with Lama Ole Nydahl, and built up the Buddhist Center in Innsbruck with his wife & friends, and has been teaching on behalf of Lama Ole Nydahl since 2006.
Meditation practice & teaching weekend with Anton Orlov
Sep 30 to Oct 2 (all day)
We would like to invite you to a weekend of meditation practice and teachings on the subject of meditation with Anton Orlov & local EC Diamond Way Teachers. Anton has been practicing Diamond Way Buddhism since 2002 and teaching on behalf of Lama Ole Nydahl since 2012. He lives in Beer Sheva, Israel, where he works as a mechanics teacher. More information, program & registration to follow very soon!
Ngondro teaching & practice weekend with Denes Andras
Starts at 20:00
Come and join an inspiring weekend of Ngondro meditation and teachings with Denes Andras. Denes was born in 1969 & took Buddhist Refuge 1997. In 2001 he moved into the Budapest Diamond Way Center, and started to teach on behalf of Lama Ole Nydahl. More information, program & registration to follow very soon!
Bavarian Centers meeting
Nov 11 to Nov 13 (all day)
This year the Bavarian Centers have decided to come to the Europe Center for their annual meeting, and we're very happy to have them here. There will be a program of meetings and teachings (in German with English translation).
Schwaben-Allgäu Course with Klaus Neukirchen
Nov 18 to Nov 20 (all day)
The centers from around the local area (Schwaben-Allgäu) are coming to the Europe Center to spend a weekend together practicing, sharing and listening to teachings. Program Friday 18/11/16 20:00 - Hans Embert with show pictures and talk about Traveling in East Tibet Saturday 19/11/16 11:00 - Teacher Student Relationship (part I) 15:00 - Meditation session 20:00 - Teacher Student Relationship (part II) Sunday 20/11/16 11:00 - Love & Partnership Klaus Neukirchen was born in 1958, and took Buddhist Refuge in 1980, he lives and works in Munich. Presentation and lectures will be in German with English translation (€6)
View, Meditation, Action weekend with Tommy Bogs
Nov 25 to Nov 27 (all day)
We are delighted to invite you for a weekend of teachings from Tommy Bogs.
Tommy Bogs was born in 1950 in Copenhagen, Denmark. During the 70's and 80's he was actively involved in the Danish rock scene as a sound engineer for one of Denmark's most popular rock bands. After getting in contact with Buddhism he took refuge with Shamar Rinpoche in 1981. In 1986 he met Lama Ole Nydahl and moved to the Diamond Way Buddhist Center in Copenhagen, which he helped to run for the next eight years. He took part in several Lama Ole Nydahl's tours around the ...
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8th Karmapa weekend with Gerhard & Maxi Kukuvec
Dec 8 to Dec 11 (all day)
We are very happy to welcome everybody to a long practice and teaching weekend with Gerhard & Maxi Kukuvec! The 8th Karmapa practice and explanation sessions will be for those who have finished the Preliminary Practices. At the same time, there will be practice and explanation sessions for Ngöndro practitioners as well. So everybody is welcome! Maxi took Buddhist Refuge with Lama Ole 1983, and Gerhard in 1985. They are both co-founders of the Graz Buddhist Center in Austria one of the two first Diamond Way Buddhist Centers in the West, and have been teaching since 1990. See event details »
16th Karmapa Meditation day
Dec 17 to Dec 17 (all day)
As every year just before Christmas, we will have a 16th Karmapa mediation day, however, this year as per Lama Ole's wishes it will be a day of several sessions rather than a 8hr meditation. More info to follow.